Apprentice Receptionist Edgar House

Fantastic opportunity to undertake an Apprenticeship with Edgar House as a Front of House Reception Apprentice, If you enjoy meeting and greeting people and giving outstanding customer service with a smile, this is the career for you. Apply Today!

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Mon-Sun, various shifts between 7.30am-9.30am, 2 days off

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Edgar House requires an outgoing, charismatic and motivated individual to join their workforce as an Apprentice Receptionist.

This Apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity to gain a nationally recognised Qualification in Hospitality.

As an Apprentice Receptionist your duties will include:

  • Provide a friendly, welcoming and efficient service to guests
  • Process room bills
  • Check guests in and out of the Hotel using the Hotels operating system
  • Administration of all reservations or cancellations
  • Assisting with customer enquiries
  • Banking at the start/end of day shifts
  • Liaising with other departments within the hotel

You must be very well presented and be able to work on your own initiative and within a team environment.

If you are not afraid to face customers with a smile and have a friendly easy going personality we would like to hear from you.

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Hospitality Qualification. Your Qualification will be delivered by an Award Winning Training Provider who will support your learning and development throughout your Apprenticeship. This will involve a Vocational Learning Advisor coming to visit you on a regular basis to deliver the training and guide you through your Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

To be able to interact with customers at all levels, be able to work under pressure and work together as part of a dedicated team.

Personal qualities

The applicant will need to be friendly and approachable, smile under pressure and be able to multi task.

Qualifications required

None specific as full training will be given. But must posess good spoken and written and English.

Future prospects

There will be a pay review at 3 months and the prospect of a permanent position for the right candidate.

Things to consider

This vacancy will involve early morning, evening and weekend work to the requirements of the workplace.

About the employer

Edgar House is a fine period Georgian house which we have lovingly refurbished to create Chester's award winning premier small luxury hotel - just for adults. We are peacefully situated atop the ancient City Walls, overlooking the River Dee, yet offering all the convenience and benefits you'd expect from a centrally-located hotel in Chester.


Edgar House


22 City Walls



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Training provider

  • Intermediate Diploma in Front of House Reception
  • Technical Certificate: Level 2 Certificate in Reception (Front office)
  • Functional Skills in English and Mathematicss

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babcock Training Limited


Tilly Marsden 01704502215

Employer's Application Instructions

To continue please click apply. At this point you will enter the Babcock International website where you can review the Job Vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. Your details will be sent to the Employer. Any problems applying please call Tilly on 01704 502 215.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Sep 2017