Apprentice Lounge/Hostess Momentum Services Ltd

Are you an enthusiastic and charismatic individual who will be making the customer experience one to remember in a busy hospitality work environment? Do you have any experience as a waiter? If your answers are yes, read more about the offer!

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    35hrs per week, 5 days, 7 hours per day

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The key tasks as part of the role will include:

  • Customer Service : interacting with passengers.( greeting, answer client needs , farewell)
  • Catering tasks- clearing tables, refilling bar buffet, cleaning dishes, organising stockroom .
  • Balance catering duties and customer service by being organised and have a focus on attention to details at all time
  • Ensure that Front and back of House areas are maintained to the highest standards set by the company at all times
  • Adhere to all company policies and guidelines ( e.g. customer service attitude , grooming , Drugs & Alcohol, attendance  ) 
  • Apply the Excellence program & the 10 promises and strive to achieve company standards 
  • Manage passengers’ requests in a timely and efficient manner 
  • Accountable for the results of the company in terms of Customer service, cleanliness , tidiness and product knowledge  
  • Ensure compliance with all aspects of safety and security according to Eurostar authority regulations 
  •  Recognise Business passengers and anticipate their needs at all times. 
  • Look at ways to improve Customer service 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The essential skills for the role include:

  • You must speak FLUENT French and English to apply for this role. 
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Natural Customer Service skills
  • A strong knowledge of ICT programmes including Word, Excel and Access
  • Confidence in making suggestions
  • The ability to problem solve and use your own initiative.
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Reliability to complete the whole apprenticeship and do the job as well as possible
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to find solutions for project work and unexpected situations

It is desirable that you can also speak Dutch. 


Personal qualities

The essential personal qualties for the role include: 

  • A willingness to learn the job thoroughly
  • Hands on with a ‘’can do’’ and positive attitude
  • Willing to work flexible hours 

Qualifications required

The essential qualifications for the role include Maths and English GCSEs at Grade C or above, or equivalent.

It is desirable that applicants have qualifications in both English Language and French, preferably at an A Level standard.

It is also desirable that applicants have a GCSE in ICT at grade C or above, or equivalent.

Future prospects

At the end of the apprenticeship it expected that a full time, permanent job will be available depending upon the success of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

You MUST speak Fluent French and English to apply for this role. The benefits for the role include: • Travel card monthly for ZONE 1 to 2 on presentation of receipt • Meal allowance of £6.50 per worked day. • Potential permanent role given after apprenticeship depending on successful apprenticeship and personal development The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

We are solely dedicated to Eurostar and very proud to improve their customers' experience day after day. We are welcoming Business Premier Travellers in our Lounges and taking care of our Passengers on Board. Momentum Services provides: A unique travel experience for our Business Premier Passengers. Customer Service is in our heart and soul. We strive for excellence throughout the company. Providing professional service is our aim, leaving the passenger with an amazing experience, a moment that they will remember. Delight our customers by exceeding their expectations. Promote the growth of our company and to improve our performance continuously. Consistently meet our client’s requirement in terms of agreed levels of service and product. Encourage, empower and develop employees to contribute their experience and imagination to deliver the best possible service to the customer. Actively seek to implement environmentally friendly, energy efficient and non-polluting techniques and/or methods with particular attention to: our suppliers, packaging & product choice, waste management and environmental awareness.


Momentum Services Ltd


Times House

5 Bravingtons Walk


N1 9AW

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Training provider

  • The Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship consists of a Level 2 Customer Service Diploma
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Customer Service

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sussex Downs College


Katie Parris 030 300 39871

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017