Alison Jenkins


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A highly talented and artist individual. Excellent interpersonal skills, always willing to meet new people. Shows initiative and can work well individually and as part of a team on numerous levels. Proficient in the use of a variety of I.T programmes. Demonstrates good time management skills, excellent planning and the ability to work hard to produce the best possible results.




2014-15   London School of Barbering

Job Ready Barbering – NVQ Level 2 Diploma


2011-14   London Metropolitan University

                BA Hons Fine Art (Upper second Degree class) Including 68% for



2011         City Literary Institute

                 British Sign Language Level 2


2009 -10   Chelsea College of Art and Design

                 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design


2007-09   The Grey Coat Hospital School

                 Levels: Resistant Materials (B), Art (A).

                 AS Level: Drama (B)

                 GCSE: Maths, English Language, English Literature, Double Science,

                 Religious Studies, Art, Resistant Materials and French




06/14 – Present     Hair Trendy – Barber


·      Involves cleaning and sterilizing scissors, clippers and other instruments. Clean workstations and sweep floors.

·      Drape and pin protective cloths around customers’ shoulders. Cut and trim hair according to clients’ instructions and/or current hairstyles using clippers, combs, hand-held blow driers, and scissors.

·      Record services provided on the till and receive payment from customers.

·      Keep card files on clientele, recording notes of work done, products used and fees charged after every visit.

·      Shampoo hair. Give product advice where necessary.

·      Stay informed of the latest styles and hair care techniques.

·      Client interaction and conversation.

·      Promotion of the salon by creating a Facebook page available for all staff to post photos of their work to gain clientele.

·      Attend colour courses at L’Oreal to learn about new products.




10/13 – 11/13       Royal College of Art Gallery – Assistant Event Organiser


·      Involved working with Iranian Artists to display their work in the gallery for one week.

·      Took charge of ensuring everything was running smoothly before the opening of the gallery including all videos had sufficient images and sound.

·      During the exhibition, I ensured that visitors were not touching the work and answer any questions.


05/13 -05/13        RHS Chelsea Flower Show – Restocking


·      Restocked supplies of sandwiches and drinks into the fridges before and during the opening of the restaurant.

·      Report low stock levels and order more products.


05/12 – 05/12      RHS Chelsea Flower Show – General Assistant


·      Involved working with seafood chefs on a daily basis, assisting them in the kitchen.

·      Loaded all the food into the kitchen and freezers every morning.

·      Prepared seafood by constantly checking the temperatures and dates of the food and preparing them for the week by setting them on plates ready to serve when required.



07/08 – 07/08      Tower Hamlets Council – Art Therapist


·      Shadowed a private art therapist who was employed by the council at the time.

·      Attended Primary Schools in East London, working individually with children who demonstrated difficulties expressing their feelings due to various traumas.

·      Encouraged children to express their feelings on paper using any materials they desired, allowing choice so that their feelings were not limited.

·      Gave the children the opportunity to explain their feelings if they wished to do so.

·      Worked mainly with children who had hearing difficulties and in turn communication and self-esteem issues which led them to be victims of bullying.

·      Helped to make a difference to those suffering in school by providing them with a different form of communication and expression.




Available on request.


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