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Apprentice Catering Assistant

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Job description

The Milford Academy are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Kitchen Assistant to work in their catering department. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to begin a career in catering.

Duties will include:

  • To work as part of the Catering Team
  • To actively contribute to development initiatives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service, including new ideas and food policies to support the raising of standards in school and aspects of commercial viability
  • To operate in line with the ethos, culture, overall aims and policies of the school
  • To work flexibly and undertake, when required, other duties associated with supporting the needs of pupils, as may reasonably be determined by the Headteacher or their representative
  • To ensure adherence to all procedures within the operations manual
  • To ensure compliance with agreed Health & Safety Policy and COSHH Regulations with regard to food, equipment, materials and general safety
  • To ensure the safe operation of kitchen equipment at all times
  • To ensure that necessary repairs to kitchen equipment are reported immediately and repairs arranged, ensuring that unsafe equipment is taken out of use pending repair
  • To ensure that all kitchen areas are clean and free from hazards
  • To undertake regular Risk Assessments
  • To ensure that all accidents and incidents are reported, including notifiable diseases
  • To ensure the security of the catering area at all times
  • To be responsible for the regular inspection and maintenance of the First Aid Box and arrange replenishment as necessary
  • To ensure that all catering personnel maintain high standards of cleanliness, personal hygiene and appearance

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: 30/06/2020

Possible start date: 01/07/2020

Skills required

  • Has good communication skills
  • Has excellent time keeping skills
  • Has good time management skills
  • Enjoys learning new skills

Qualifications required

GCSE's (or equivalent) at grade D/3 or above including maths and English.

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 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 employer’s 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 if required
  • Please note that all standards include an end point assessment
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene
  • Day Release- College 1 day per week

Future progression

The post holder will be able to demonstrate strong organisational and team working skills. They will have a good general knowledge of ICT packages and demonstrate a good level of spoken and written literacy.

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
Can you easily access Milford Academy?

Second question
Have you checked your journey time to and from the vacancy?

Employer information

Milford Academy remain committed to building on their successful OFSTED inspection and ensuring all of their children reach their potential. They have now refurbished all the classrooms in the school and have single year groups throughout. This really helps the staff and children focus on all the new challenges in the new National Curriculum and higher National Standards set by the Government.

Address details:

Milford Primary School
Dungannon Road
NG11 9BT

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Reference number VAC001630390
Working week Monday - Friday, 7:45am - 2:00pm

(30 hours per week)

Expected duration 15 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Production Chef - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £117.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

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