Hairdressing jobs and opportunities with the Forresters group of salons

Jobs & Opportunities

With the Forresters Group of Salons


Work for Forresters

Be a part of the Forresters creative hair styling team!

Thinking about furthering your career in hairdressing with an established and progressive group of salons? – Look no further.

As a large group of salons, opportunities for full and part time staff arise from time to time.

We would love to hear from you if you’re:

  • An experienced Stylist or Colour Technician looking for change
  • A Hair Professional Apprenticeship finisher (Level 2) and want to develop your career within a progressive hairdressing group

Forresters have an impressive track record in staff retention. Our salon teams are professional, friendly and fun and as a family business we know how to help our people to thrive. Training is at the core of everything we do so regardless of your skill level we will encourage you to work in the Forresters way.

If there’s a specific job that you would like to apply for, contact us through the Enquiry Form or call the salon in question and speak to the manager.

Regardless of the vacancies listed below, we’re always keen to hear from hairdressers who are looking for change so if that’s you, contact us today.


Develop your Career – Caversham and Sonning Common

Experienced Stylist – Thatcham, Caversham, Sonning Common and Reading (Shinfield Road)

Apprentices – Abingdon, Thatcham, Wallingford, Caversham and Sonning Common

Train with us – we’re recruiting Apprentices now!

hairdressing apprenticeship

Forresters Training Academy

Start your career in Hairdressing today.

Win-win as a Forresters Apprentice

  • Get your foot on the career ladder at 16
  • No more school
  • Money in your pocket and skills for life
  • Earn while you learn, work-based training
  • No student debts

If you’re 16 years old, leaving school this year and considering a career in hairdressing, contact us today.

Forresters is currently running a City & Guilds, Level 2, Hair Professional Apprenticeship at our Hairdressing Training Academy in Tilehurst, Reading.

It’s a 2 year course and you will study your Apprenticeship by working in one of the eight Forresters hair salons, full time, with training one day a week at the Forresters Hairdressing Training Academy.

Apprentices required – Abingdon, Thatcham, Pangbourne, Tilehurst, Wallingford, Caversham and Sonning Common

Find out more about the Apprenticeship course syllabus on our Academy Courses page here

If you want to apply online, please go to our Academy Application Form

Hair Models

Forresters needs you!

If you would like a great hair cut or colour and are keen to save money, call your local Forresters salon today to find out more about being a hair model.

What’s in it for you?

  • Quality cuts and colour supervised and assisted by the Forresters senior team
  • Hair model opportunities at your local salon or the Reading training academy
  • We’re unisex hairdressers so everyone is welcome
  • Save money!

The group salon training sessions vary from salon to salon so call your nearest salon for further information.
The Tilehurst Hairdressing Academy training sessions run throughout the day on Mondays and Tuesdays every week.

Have you got long hair?
The Forresters Training Academy is always keen to recruit LONG HAIR MODELS so give Helen Cleaver a call on 0118 942 8464 to find out about pricing.