Work for the Forresters Group of Hair Salons

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.


Career Development – Caversham and Sonning Common

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

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

The Forresters Way

We pride ourselves on the high standard of technical ability within our hairdressing group. We run a continual assessment and training scheme for all of our salon teams and work closely with TIGI®. As part of the Forresters salon group team you will be given the opportunity to develop and improve your skill set and you’ll be working with some of the most creative and talented individuals in the industry.

If you’ve got a specific salon in mind then just contact them direct and find out if there are recruiting now or are planning to in the future. Our salon Managers are always interested in talented hairdressers so don’t be shy!

Train with us – we’re recruiting Apprentices now!

Forresters Training Academy  – Start you 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.


Abingdon, Thatcham, Wallingford, Caversham and Sonning Common

Find out more about the Apprenticeship course syllabus on our Academy Apprenticeship page
If you want to apply online, please go to our Academy Application Form