Apprentice Food & Beverage Staff, Kelham Kelham House Country Manor Hotel

Work as part of the Food & Beverage team in all aspects of the day to day operations of the Hotel, Restaurant and Events to ensure superior service and product quality is maintained. To guarantee optimum guest relations and create a warm and welcoming atmosphere that encourages guests/customers to return.

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Closing date: 30 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

    5 out of 7 shifts on a rota basis

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Ensuring the Hotel’s quality standards are met in all areas of the business as relates to the appearance, levels of maintenance and cleanliness.
  • Providing first class customer service.
  • Opening and closing checklists implemented and maintained across all F&B areas.
  • Dealing with function and event enquiries alongside Duty Managers.
  • Cash and credit card transactions through the till.
  • Maintaining the completion of and signing off of weekly cleaning for still room in line with checklists supplied.
  • Any reasonable request from management.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Smart professional appearance.
  • Self-motivated & reliable.
  • Confidence with meeting new people and conversing with ease.

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Time management skills.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Attention to detail.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grades A to C or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English.

Future prospects

Vision Apprentices has strong employer links within this region and industry sector and following on from successful completion of this apprenticeship there maybe the opportunity for progression onto an advanced/higher apprenticeship.

Things to consider

• This is a Monthly paid post and you are required to work a week in hand. • You may be required to work on a flexible basis. • You will be entitled to receive statutory minimum annual leave. • You are responsible for funding your own travel to and from your place of work and will be expected to travel as reasonably required. • Shortlisted applicants will be subject to a pre-screening assessment. • You must work with your assessor to complete course work on time and to a high standard. • You must conduct yourself in a safe and diligent manner and comply with health and safety policies and procedures. • You must uphold and promote the company policies and procedures, promoting those specifically to your area of work, including Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding. • To undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required commensurate with the post. • In the event that there are excessive numbers of applicants, candidates who can demonstrate a high level of interest or experience will be preferred and will be shortlisted against the criteria, the vacancy may also close earlier than the planned closing date. **Please note, only applications with a current contact number and/or email address can be accepted.**

About the employer

A luxury hotel in the heart of Nottinghamshire is set in 9 glorious acres of parkland and delightful gardens, Kelham House is the perfect setting to relax, indulge and explore. Kelham House Hotel has 12 ensuite bedrooms as well as suites shared between the main House and the adjacent Coach House. They are one of the most popular boutique wedding venues in Nottinghamshire, and can cater for all kinds of ceremonies, from small and intimate weddings to larger celebrations with up to 150 guests.


Kelham House Country Manor Hotel


The Grey House

Main Street



NG23 5QP

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Training provider

West Nottinghamshire College is one of the largest and most successful colleges in the country with a well-earned reputation for excellence particularly in the areas of apprenticeships. The college was named a national Beacon College in 2009. With 30,000 students nationwide and links with over 2,000 employers, we are a high-profile centre of education that is well known for producing work-ready, ambitious and highly-skilled individuals.  We offer apprenticeships, advanced apprenticeships and adult apprenticeships in a range of sector specialisms.

  • An apprenticeship allows you to study towards a recognised qualification whilst in an employed position and usually includes; Job-specifics training through working alongside experienced staff
  • A competency based qualification to demonstrate you have the skills required to carry out the job. These are assessed by breaking down the contents of the jobs within your specific occupation into tasks called units of competences and will be measured through observations, assessments and witness testimony.
  • A technical qualification that includes theoretical knowledge required in an occupation and underpins the knowledge required for the competencies.
  • Functional Skills (Literacy, Numeracy and IT) Dependent on your prior attainment you may need to be assessed in a literacy, numeracy and ICT skills which are an integral part of your apprenticeship.  Upon successfully completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Possible Enhancements

Apprenticeship framework

Food and Drink

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Vision West Nottinghamshire College


Shannon Wilson 01623 413373

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017