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Apprentice Cake Decorator

Hospitality Catering02

Job description

Are you interested in working for one of United Kingdom's most loved special occasion companies? Do you want to gain experience in retail and the baking and decorating industry? Do you enjoy going that extra mile for customers?

Duties will include:

  • Maintain and comply with H&S policy
  • Assist in monitoring quality and advise Management of any failure to meet TCS product quality standards
  • Follow TCS procedures & recipes to produce finished product
  • Communicate with customers & management to prepare and decorate custom product as required, including but not limited to wedding cakes
  • Work within a team to ensure product demands are met within specified timelines
  • Work independently as directed to complete individual tasks/production
  • Work within the retail environment to meet the demands of our customer base
  • Manage and apply creativity, communicating within the team to develop new and innovative product
  • Undertake other tasks as directed by the Bakery Manager from time to time

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 06/11/2019

Possible start date: 20/11/2019

Skills required

  • Basic understanding of H&S
  • Basic understanding of HACCP
  • Good communication skills

Qualifications required

English, maths, IT (Grade C/D-3/4 or above) or equivalent.

Candidate requirements

Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation.

Please note that if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other rare occasions.

Training provided

Production Chef Level 2 Standard

  • Functional Skills Level 1/2
  • End Point Assessment

Future progression

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Do you have a full, clean, UK driving licence?

Second question
Do you have access to your own car?

Employer information

The Cheesecake Shop was founded by brothers Warwick and Robert Konopacki in 1991. From humble beginnings in the back blocks of Sydney’s inner western suburb of Rozelle, the brothers Konopacki baked delicious cakes fashioned from’ Mamuska’, their Polish mother’s, traditional recipes. Robert had entrepreneurial flair and experience in food while Warwick, a clinical psychologist by trade, brought a strong analytical mind that helped design and document the recipes and procedures.

Address details:

The Cheesecake Shop
157 Woodthorpe Drive

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Reference number VAC001579162
Working week Monday - Friday between 7am - 6pm, hours TBC.

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 15 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Production Chef - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £204.00 (Weekly)

Wages explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).