Apprentice Chef The Famous Lord Nelson

The Lord Nelson pub and Kitchen is offering a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to begin their career within the hospitality industry as an Apprentice Chef.

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

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Closing date: 22 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £122.50

    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. Shift work - 9am-9pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091044644

  • Positions

    1 available

Within this role you will gain skills and qualifications pivotal to becoming a Professional Chef. Working in a fast paced and busy kitchen you will gain practical experience in the day to day duties involved in working in a professional kitchen.

Duties and topics covered across the role will include:

  • Al a carte and fine dining
  • Modern cooking techniques
  • Roasting and braising techniques
  • Knife skills
  • Plating and presentation skills
  • Preparing stocks, soups and sauces
  • Dealing with deliveries, stock control & ordering
  • Assisting on prep days and preparing ingredients for senior staff
  • Baking and homemade desserts
  • Preparing meat, fish and poultry

If you are passionate about pursuing a career in this industry as a professional chef, this role could be perfect for you.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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.

Personal qualities

Hardworking Can work to their own initiative Organised Team Player Can prioritise Must be willing to work evenings and weekends

Qualifications required

A*-D Maths and English or equivalent at GCSE desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours and be willing to work public holidays in accordance with the role. 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).

About the employer

Tucked away on Chestnut Grove in Burton Joyce, The Lord Nelson is a cosy and amiable, good old fashioned pub with a vibrant atmosphere and a great restaurant. Blending a country feel of wooden floors and terracotta tiles with stylish wall coverings, The Nelson combines a feeling of times gone by with informal modernity.

Employer

The Famous Lord Nelson

Address

Chestnut Grove

Burton Joyce

Nottingham

NG14 5DN

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Training provider

Duties include:

  • Professional Cookery diploma Level 2 - 12 months
  • Level 2 Diploma in Professional cookery
  • Functional Skills English, Maths and ICT Level 1 if required
  • This apprenticeship is 1 day per month at the college term time only 9am - 5pm with the other days based at the work place
  • Training will be day release one day a month to Trent Bridge Cricket Ground training kitchen.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

CENTRAL COLLEGE NOTTINGHAM

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Central College Nottingham

Contact

Mark Johnson 0115 884 2283 mark.r.johnson@centralnottingham.ac.uk


Other information

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. * Please note that anyone over the age of 18 may be offered to work over 40 hours per week * *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 will be working at the employer's address. You will be required to attend college 1 day a month at Trent Bridge. Depending on your training you will need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrollment and a few other rare occasions

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link provided to apply. If you require assistance with applying for this Apprenticeship please contact us on 0115 9457260 or email on business@centralnottingham.ac.uk.


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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Nov 2017