Apprentice Beauty Therapist - Fabulash

Salary: £3.60 per hour
Contract Term: Apprenticeships
Contract Type: Full time
Location: Ventnor
Posted on 7 September 2017
Closing Date: 21/09/2017
Job Start Date: October 2017

Apprenticeships / Hair and Beauty

Here at The Isle of Wight College we work with a number of employers, in a vast array of industries. A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work for Fabulash as an Apprentice Beauty Therapist.

Fabulash is the Islands only dedicated Brow and Lash bar. They specialise in luxury brow and lash treatments as well as manicures and pedicures. Fabulash is getting increasingly busy, which is why they are now looking for an apprentice to join their team.

Having trained with the prestigious U.K. Brow ambassador of Billion Dollar Brow, and due to a rapid expansion in their business, Fabulash are now moving premises to Ventnor from Shanklin and are looking for a customer focused Apprentice to join their team.

This is a really exciting opportunity for a motivated, bubbly and passionate individual with an optimistic attitude to work towards gaining an Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy and start their career with Fabulash.

There are plenty of development opportunities for the right candidate to train in London and Hitching with the Glow Academy to include: lash extension training, individual lash extension training and Russian volume extensions to really develop their skills and knowledge in the industry.


 Duties and tasks will include:

  • A clear customer focus and a passion for delivering excellent Customer Service is essential for this role
  • Meeting and greeting customers and taking a keen and genuine interest in customer needs
  • Receptionist duties
  • Booking appointments using the paper based and electronic system
  • Completing client record cards for customers on each visit
  • Using the telephone confidently
  • All aspects of Beauty Therapy including: assisting with manicures and pedicures and brow make up
  • Taking payments - cash and card
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Learning about using a wide range of skin care
  • Lash extensions
  • Henna brows
  • Lash lifts
  • General waxing


Desired Skills

  • Good communication skills – over the phone & face to face
  • Ability to work in a timely manner
  • Some experience is desirable but not essential


Essential Personal Qualities

  • Use of initiative - a can do and will do attitude is essential
  • Customer focused at all times
  • Maintaining customer confidentiality
  • Ability to cope under pressure
  • A bubbly, optimistic, enthusiastic and personable personality is essential
  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • A strong work ethic
  • Smart, well-groomed and presentable


 Qualifications Required

  • Grade D or above in GCSE English & Maths (or equivalent or the ability to gain these skills is essential)


Apprenticeship Framework

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 Beauty Therapy
  • Functional Skills in Maths & English if needed
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills


Working Week

  • 30 – 40 hrs per week over Monday – Friday – 9am-16.00
  •  1.5 days a week will be based at the college for the underpinning knowledge and practical input


  • £3.60ph


The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit:   

Additional information

Once qualified, there may be an opportunity to progress to an advanced apprenticeship and/or full time employment, depending on suitability / need.

Apprenticeship duration 12 - 18 months

So, if this sounds like the next, or indeed first step you want to take with your career, then please apply below with a cover letter telling us why you feel you would be the ideal person to take on this brilliant opportunity. Don’t forget to attach your latest CV too!!



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