Job: Hairdresser

Are you a skilled hairdresser with a heart for the disadvantaged?

We are looking for a full-time hairdresser to work in Shine – our top of the range salon. (35 hours per week, flexible over 6 days)

Salary – £16k plus commission scheme, up to maximum £26K

– We are one of Treatwell’s top rated salons.

– We would love you to bring existing clients to combine with new customers that come through Shine’s networks.

– Community and prayer support from everyone at The Message

– Able to work alongside people coming out of prison and offer support/training.

Shine is a commercial salon providing high quality treatment at competitive prices. We are part of a social enterprise project, The Message Enterprise Centre, offering opportunities to young men and women looking for a second chance in employment in a safe and supported environment.

For over 15 years, The Message has been running faith-based self-development courses in prisons and youth offenders institutions throughout the UK and South Africa.

We’ve seen hundreds of men and women graduate our programmes and show all the right signs to fulfill their potential upon release. However, with no job or safe place to live on the outside we found that many ended up back in their old criminal lifestyles and entered the vicious cycle of repeat re-offending. Something new was needed.

A vision to provide support, homes, training and jobs emerged and the Message Enterprise Centre (MEC) was born.

The heart of the MEC is to provide ex-offenders or those at risk of offending with full-time jobs in one of our social enterprises, accredited training alongside local colleges, secure housing and tailored Christian support as they look to turn their lives around. It is a model that has proven itself to work time and again and is transforming lives across the globe.

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity please contact Sam Hawthorne on 0161 946 2300 or email