Where: Streets Ahead Salon and Inpatient Unit with the hospice building

When: Flexible to suit rota

DBS: Enhanced with adult barring check required

Qualifications: Minimum of NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing

The role:

To support the Street Ahead Salon Co-ordinator by performing agreed hairdressing treatments on hospice patients, their families and members of the public. 


  • To provide hair washing, cutting and styling for hospice patients/ carers/family and supporters of the Hospice as directed by the Streets Ahead Co-ordinator.
  • Use shampoos, conditioners, styling products and treatments as provided by the hospice.
  • Ideally, Hairdressers will provide their own hairdressing scissors
  • Carry out hairdressing treatments independently
  • Ensure treatments are carried out in line with hospice policy, and the requirements of the professional body to which you belong
  • Provide feedback to the Streets Ahead Co-ordinator on treatments carried out sharing any observations or concerns
  • To comply with the relevant policies and procedures of St Wilfrid’s Hospice

Qualities for the role:

  • Flexible and reliable

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Active and self-motivated

  • To hold a minimum of NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing

To find out more:

Please contact the Voluntary Services team on [email protected] for more information.

To apply:

Please download and fill in our application form and hand into the hospice or post to Voluntary Services Team, St Wilfrid's Hospice, 1 Broadwater Road. Eastbourne, East Sussex BN22 9PZ

Application form