Apprentice Chef Mid Sussex Golf Club

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Chef to join our team at Mid Sussex Golf Club based in Ditchling, Sussex. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge as a chef, whilst working for an exciting and professional team.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    40 hrs per week. Shifts will include evenings and weekends

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Chef to join our team at Mid Sussex Golf Club based in Ditchling, Sussex.

Working under the Head chef, you will have the chance to develop your cooking skills and career, whilst assisting in daily kitchen duties and being involved in catering for large private events.

Experience in this role is would also be desirable although not essential as full training will be provided.

The position will involve:

  • Preparing food from scratch using fresh, locally sourced ingredients
  • Some kitchen porter duties
  • Food hygiene management
  • Accepting deliveries/document filing and stock management
  • Developing your cooking skills and knowledge

The successful applicant must possess a flexible and adaptable attitude and the following qualities:

  • A passion for great food and a drive for guest satisfaction
  • Hard working with a friendly, polite and professional manner
  • Well presented, self motivated and results driven
  • Accurate with good attention to detail
  • A drive for expanding your knowledge base and skills

Do you have the spirit, flexibility and confidence to make a difference?

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A keen interest in food and cooking
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • The ability to do several tasks at once
  • Creativity and imagination for food presentation
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Good organisation skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated
  • Passion for cooking
  • Wanting to learn skills

Qualifications required

Good standard and understanding of English

Future prospects

It is anticipated that upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship, and assuming good performance, that a full time permanent position will be available.

Things to consider

Due to the location and shift hours that you may be working you will require your own transport to get to/from work. As an apprentice Chef you will be working on the move in a hot environment. You will also be standing the majority of the time. Shifts will include evenings and weekends. 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

A friendly Golf Course, shop, restaurant, bar and wedding venue. Staff training and career development is of paramount importance to us.


Mid Sussex Golf Club



Spatham Lane




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Training provider

  • Level 2 in Professional Cookery
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Rewards Training Recruitment Consultancy


Terry Chippington 01293224217

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017