Job description

We are looking for an experienced hairdresser for our patients that attend our Day Therapy Unit and on our Inpatient Ward. All equipment is provided and there is also the salon situated in the Day Therapy Unit.

The duties include:

  • Provide a cutting, styling and blow dry service

  • Wash, set and dry patients’ hair with great care and consideration

  • Must not apply semi or permanent dye to patients’ hair

  • Check with a member of the nursing team whether it is appropriate to go ahead with hair care for each patient who has requested it, whether a patient is well enough and whether patients have any specific care issues or needs

  • Escort only those patients who have been assessed as independently mobile to salon or hairdressing area; ask staff trained in moving and handling to move other patients

  • Ensure a high standard of cleanliness for all hairdressing tools and accessories

  • Ensure all chemical based items are locked away securely (includes shampoo, conditioner, hairspray etc.) and all other hairdressing items are stored away tidily

  • Leave salon (or other working area) clean and tidy

  • Report any concerns you may have about a patient to a member of the nursing team

Accompanying files


For an informal chat, please call us on (0116) 231 3771 ext 8475, or complete the application form above.

Other volunteer roles at LOROS

See all roles

Volunteer Role

Beauty Therapist Volunteer

We are looking for an experienced Beauty Therapist to deliver treatments including Facials/manicure/pedicures/make-up to patients & carers attending our Wellbeing Hub. All equipment is provided.

Volunteer Role

Bereavement Support Volunteers

Bereavement support volunteers make a huge difference to those who are grieving for a loved one by listening and empathising with their loss. It enables LOROS to have a wider reach in the community and to demonstrate its values around care and compassion.

Volunteer Role

Complementary Therapy Volunteer

LOROS treats the person not the illness. This holistic approach involves a variety of complementary therapies which says you are a person, an individual, who matters to us. Under the supervision and guidance of the Complementary Team Therapy Team you will provide short treatments to Day Therapy patients and staff.
LOROS, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QE
Fundraising Regulator