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Production Chef Apprentice

Job description

This is a versatile role, so you will get involved in a few different areas. Ideal for someone for their first role, wanting to get involved in something early on and wanting to get some well-rounded skills in a food business You show us you are hungry to do well. In return, we will help you learn and get some real meaning from your work.

The main elements of the role include:

  • Maintain excellent standards of personal, food and kitchen hygiene
  • Ensure we're sticking to compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes
  • Adapting and producing dishes to meet special dietary, religious and allergenic requirements
  • Involved in food innovation/product development (we do a lot of this!)
  • Use catering kitchen equipment and learn to use kitchen tools and equipment correctly
  • Communicate internally and externally with customers, colleagues, suppliers etc.
  • Follow, complete and maintain production schedules, legislative and quality standard documentation
  • Take responsibility for the cleanliness, organisation and smooth running of the work area
  • Be diligent in safe and hygienic working practices
  • Involved with our marketing campaigns
  • Any other ad-hoc tasks

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: 20/05/2021

Possible start date: 25/05/2021

Skills required

  • The post holder will be able to demonstrate strong organisational and team working skills. They will be able to demonstrate a good level of spoken and written literacy
  • Be ambitious and keen to develop their individual capability and career development as the business grows
  • Must be a fast learner.
  • There's a lot of practical skills to learn, which we'll help you with. Useful when you pick it up quickly
  • Organised

Qualifications required

A*-C/9-4 GCSE in maths and English (or equivalent).

Training provided

  • Production Chef Standard Level 2 Standard
  • Functional Skills if required
  • End point assessment as part of the programme

Future progression

Potential permanent role at the end 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
Why do you want to become a production chef?

Second question
Do you have a full UK driving licence and access to your own car?

Employer information

This is a versatile role, so you will get involved in a few different areas. Ideal for someone for their first role, wanting to get involved in something early on and wanting to get some well-rounded skills in a food business.

Address details:

Patrick McHale
395 Hucknall Road
Nottingham
NG5 1FU

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Reference number VAC001680244
Working week Monday - Saturday 8am - 2pm range of shifts

(30 hours per week)

Expected duration 18 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).

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