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Apprentice Chef

Hospitality Catering10

Job description

As our assistant chef you will be working in the friendly and busy tea room. Ensuring that our customers come away feel full and satisfied. The tea room is the perfect spot to enjoy some delicious home cooking and a cup of tea or coffee.

Duties/responsibilities to include:

  • Customer service
  • Product knowledge
  • Personal, food, and kitchen hygiene control and housekeeping
  • Compliance to procedures
  • Research and development and market research
  • Product development
  • Stock control
  • Costings and purchasing
  • Portion control
  • Production schedules
  • Booking schedules and management
  • Legalities and compliance to regulations

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: 24/10/2020

Possible start date: 31/10/2020

Skills required

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.

Qualifications required

A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade D/3 or above, including English and Maths.

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Please note that if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.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 standard (Level 2)
  • Functional Skills Level 1/2 (if required)
  • End Point Assessment

Future progression

Potential progression onto Level 3 after successful completion of Level 2.

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, UK driving licence?

Second question
Do you have access to your own car?

Employer information

Southwell Garden Centre was taken over in 2000 by Dan O’Neill and Paul Hellaby, the current owners, and remains a dedicated family business with gardening and customer service at its heart. Many of the traditional values that the business was built on are just as important to us today: Dan, Paul and the rest of our Southwell Garden Centre family work hard to provide the highest quality plants and goods, expert advice, excellent value, an extensive range and the best service around. Our busy Tearoom is an integral part of the business, where our open kitchen is the hub of operations, producing great homemade food, served with a friendly personal touch.

Address details:

Southwell Garden Centre
Fiskerton Road
NG25 0TH

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Reference number VAC001581297
Working week Covering a range of shifts, between 8am - 6pm over 7 days. Shifts/days/times TBC.

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 15 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Production Chef - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £156.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

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