Senior stylist required! Join our vibrant team at DKUK! We’re currently seeking a new team member.

At DKUK, we’re not just about hair. We represent a groundbreaking fusion of self-care, art, and social consciousness. We’re on the lookout for an experienced hair stylist to join us on our mission of making a safe space queer-friendly salon that everyone can enjoy.

Role: Senior Hairstylist

Start date: October 10th

Location: DKUK, 191 Queens Rd, Peckham, SE15 2NG

Pay: £14 per hour, £27,154 annually

Hours: 37 hours per week

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday

Paid Time Off: 5.6 weeks 

Benefits for you:

Positive Workplace Culture: Immerse yourself in a nurturing environment where the average employee tenure spans an impressive 4 years.

High-Profile Connections: Our strong ties with the prestigious Fellowship for British Hairdressing have resulted in exciting opportunities, such as our stylists participating in NY Fashion Week.

Job Security: Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with our secure 12-month contracts, offering stability in your career journey.

24/7 Counseling Support: Our commitment to your well-being extends beyond work hours, with a round-the-clock phone counseling service. No matter the situation, support is just a call away.

Work-Life Balance: Embrace a 4-day working week that fosters a healthy equilibrium between your professional and personal spheres.

Paid Leave: Recharge and rejuvenate with 5.6 weeks of paid holidays, recognising the importance of work-life balance.

Hassle-Free Employment: Experience the convenience of full employment, freeing you from the complexities of managing your own taxes.

Healthcare Coverage: Benefit from sick pay, ensuring you’re looked after when circumstances require time off.

Time to do your best work: Deliver top-notch service with 1-hour haircut appointments, optimising your time and client satisfaction.

Continuous Growth: Expand your expertise with specialised training in new styles, offered both internally and through external courses.

Engage with Creativity: Dive into the vibrant world of London’s most creative clientele, including those from media and arts backgrounds who entrust us with their hair and constantly keep challenging us with the most interesting cuts.

Flexible Working Options: Interested in having Saturdays off? We’re open to flexible working arrangements that suit your needs.

Fair Treatment Assurance: Our HR support ensures equitable treatment, underscoring our commitment to your well-being.

Industry Affiliation: As a member of the NHBF, rest assured that you’ll have a fair contract that safeguards your interests.

Inclusive Environment: Experience an inclusive workplace where gender affirmation leave is offered, recognizing the importance of personal identity and well-being.

Financial Perks: Maximize savings through our Cycle to Work scheme, allowing you to make significant reductions on a bicycle purchase, making payments directly from your wages.

Why Choose DKUK?

A Unique Blend: Dive into an environment where self-care and style meet. This unique setting calms salon anxieties for our clients creating a safe space with no judgement and also offers our team a constantly refreshing and inspiring workspace.

Celebrating Diversity: Embrace a workplace that values all hair types and proudly offers gender-neutral pricing. Join a team that cherishes genuine individuality.

Eco-Conscious Practices: Our dedication to the planet shines through in our use of vegan, carbon-neutral products that reflect our commitment to eco-awareness.

Your attributes

2 years experience managing a busy salon column.

Capability to work effectively under pressure and prioritise tasks.

Friendly and professional demeanor.

Proficiency in advanced haircutting techniques.

Collaborative approach to teamwork.

Competency in hair treatments like deep conditioning and scalp massages.

Ability to offer hair care and styling advice.

Keeping up with the latest hair styling and coloring trends.

Maintaining a clean, organized work area.

Providing excellent customer service.

Embark on a Journey with DKUK:

If you’re prepared to be a part of a nurturing salon, we’d love to hear from you! Please send your CV and a brief cover letter outlining your alignment with DKUK. Contact Daniel Kelly at Join us in cultivating an environment where self-care, beauty, and inclusivity unite to inspire and uplift.

DKUK stands as an equal-opportunity employer, thriving on diversity and creating a space that welcomes individuals from all walks of life.