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Shimmer Salon - Senior Nail Technician

Company Profile: Shimmer Salon Ltd

Date Posted: 28/08/17

Location: United Kingdom : South East England

Town/City: Blackfen, Sidcup, Kent

Salary: We are offering a £15,600 – £23,400 annual salary for a 30-hour week with the potential to earn higher in the range due to our fixed, achievable, bonus scheme.

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Shimmer Salon – Blackfen
Senior Nail Technician
To work at Shimmer Salon as a Senior Nail technician, you will have a friendly and welcoming manner, the ability to make clients feel relaxed, the care to explain procedures clearly to clients, an abundance of tact and diplomacy, and the ability to sell products and encourage clients to re-book appointments.
Our Senior Nail Technicians are expected to be qualified with a diploma in creative nail design and have at least two years’ experience working in a busy salon environment.
You will appreciate the luxurious and professional environment at Shimmer Salon, but also enjoy the friendly, relaxed and welcoming atmosphere of our family run business that aims to give clients the best possible experience and to give employees the opportunity to shine and grow with us.
Experience, competencies and personal qualities:
  • Qualified with a diploma in creative nail design
  • Two years’ nail technician experience working in a busy salon environment
  • Creative and artistic, with a very strong eye for detail and a desire to produce only the highest-quality results
  • Excellent communication skills - able to hold long, engaging conversations with clients to put them at ease
  • Courteous at all times and able to empathise with people
  • A relaxed and positive attitude
  • Full understanding of the policies for health and hygiene in the salon
  • Dealing calmly with difficult clients. 
General Duties:
  • Make sure that the nail area is immaculate, well-organised, hygienically clean and tidy
  • Make sure that all nail equipment is properly sanitised and cleaned
  • Build strong client relationships and a growing number of regular clients for nail services
  • Be attentive to clients at all times, assure the highest standard of client care and services
  • Resolve client complaints
  • Regularly attend training programs and beauty exhibitions to maintain a current knowledge in the nail/beauty industry.
Nail Technician Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide ‘luxury’ standard manicures and pedicures
  • Apply gel polish and powder-dipping systems, plus nail extensions
  • Provide individualised nail services and treatments to clients, including nail-art design
  • Give ‘sales presentations’ to potential clients, explaining the benefits of nail products and services and cross-selling tanning and beauty services
  • Encourage clients to buy nail related products, upgraded nail services and to re-book appointments to meet agreed targets
  • Recommend appropriate nail treatments and products, based on client needs and preferences
  • Maintain Shimmer Salon’s photo gallery, by taking and posting selected before and after photographs of your nail work for the Salon’s photo gallery.
Reception Duties:
  • Answering the telephone and talking to clients face-to-face
  • Answering any queries from clients and proposing appropriate services
  • Booking clients in for appointments
  • Taking cash and credit card payment from clients
  • Helping clients to complete treatment disclaimers and react to what is written.
We are offering a £15,600 – £23,400 annual salary for a 30-hour week with the potential to earn higher in the range due to our fixed, achievable, bonus scheme. We measure your performance against targets for income generated, re-booking rates, cross-selling and upselling products and services and most importantly how our Nail Technicians grow the satisfaction levels of our clients.  
Your starting salary will be negotiable, based on hours worked and the level of previous experience you have.  We also aim to beat successful applicants’ current salary packages, because we only want to attract, recruit and retain the best Nail Technicians in the industry.
Working hours, patterns and environment
You will be expected to work 30+ hours per week across our Salon’s opening days, which are from 10-00am, every day expect Sunday, integrating your hours with the hours of another Senior Nail Technician so that Salon opening times are fully covered.  Some evening work will be expected.  Your working hours will however be negotiable.
Applications can be emailed, with a covering letter and career resume attached, to:
Addressed to: The Directors, Shimmer Salon Ltd, 18 Wellington Parade, Blackfen, Sidcup, Kent DA15 9NB

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