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Job Title : Apprentice Beauty Therapist
Employer : Flawless Image
Location : Ipswich, Suffolk, ip4 1JL
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01665
Vacancy Short Description : A fantastic opportunity to begin a career in beauty therapy with a local salon


Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and maths at grades 9- 4 for a Level 3 Apprenticeship and 9-3 for a Level 2.
Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.
PLEASE NOTE: All applicants regardless of entry requirements will be emailed an Initial Assessment to complete as part of the recruitment procedure. This is an online assessment in English and maths and can be completed at your preferred location remotely. Currently, due to COVID19 we are not offering Initial Assessment appointments at either campus. Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, will be offered further advice and guidance to support their application if required.
Vacancy Full Description : The role will cover all aspects of beauty therapy treatments in line with legal, industry and organisational requirements, maintaining honesty, integrity and confidentiality.

Duties, training, responsibilities whilst being supported in a small team will include the following:

• Carry out beauty therapy treatments in line with legal, industry and organisational requirements, maintaining honesty, integrity and confidentiality
• Carry out, maintains and stores detailed and confidential beauty treatment consultations with clients, choosing the most appropriate treatments and products
• Implement and practice safe ways of working for themselves and others in accordance with legal, beauty therapy and organisational requirements
• Select, use, and applie a range of beauty therapy techniques, products, tools and equipment to provide:
o Waxing services (legs, underarms, face and bikini line)
o Hand and nail treatments
o Foot treatments
o Facial skin care treatments
o Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
o Make-up application
o Basic massage treatments (back, neck and shoulder)
• Facilitates the client journey, makes appointments, completes the services and handles payments from clients

Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 30 hours per week over Mon-Sat
Application Deadline Date : 23/10/2020
Possible Start Date : 02/11/2020
Personal Qualities : Excellent personal presentation, communication skills and common sense with an ability to empathise with customers.
Skills Required : You will ideally have a minimum of grade 4 or equivalent in maths and English grade 3 will be considered.
You will have a passion for wanting to begin a career in this industry.
Future Prospects : Excellent prospects for future permanant employment with further training.
Training to be Provided : College attendance required 1 day oer week at the Ipswich Campus.

Training for all job specific tasks will be given. In addition the apprentice will have the support and guidance of a qualified assessor from the college, who will make on-site visits every 6-8 weeks
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £4.15 per hour with effect from 1st April 2020. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit:
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment

Shortlisting/Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
Things to consider : This can be a busy salon so you must be prepared for a hectic schedule
You may be on your feet for a lot of the day
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