Front of House Apprentice RIVER CAFE ON THE TYNE LIMITED

An opportunity to work for a Michelin Bib Gourmand Award winning restaurant.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 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

    37 hours per week, days to be arranged.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    03 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Taking food and drinks orders
  • Maintaining a high standard of customer care
  • Taking the opportunity to maximise sales
  • Ensure that tables are cleaned quickly and efficiently
  • Preparing and checking bills and receiving payment
  • Helping to maintain the bar area

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Outgoing
  • Punctual
  • Good communicator
  • Team player
  • Listening

Personal qualities

  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Positive attitude
  • People person
  • Sociable and friendly
  • Good work ethic and a commitment to learning
  • Well presented

Qualifications required

GSCEs or equivalent.

Future prospects

Possibility of full time job upon completion of apprenticeship.

About the employer

The River Café on the Tyne is owned by Paul Scott and Michelle Dickie and is one of only two restaurants in the North of the region – and one of only five in the North East – to have made its mark on the foodie scene and earned itself a prestigious Michelin Bib Gourmand Award for the fifth year in succession. The Bib Gourmand category is awarded to those restaurants who have been recognised as offering good quality, great value food for a maximum of three courses for under £28.




51 Bell Street

North Shields

NE30 1HF

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Training provider

  • L2 Hospitality
  • ERR Booklet
  • Functional Skills if the applicant does not have GCSE grade C or equivalent in Mathematics and English

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Tyne Metropolitan College


Alexandra Park 0191 2295167

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017