Front of House Apprenticeship Lazy Toad Inn

The Lazy Toad are looking for an apprentice to come and join our happy hospitality team.

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Closing date: 18 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £167.00

  • Working week

    30 Hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    19 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091046766

  • Positions

    1 available

We are an award winning Dining Pub a few miles from Exeter serving high quality food, wines and ales. We have a small, highly dedicated staff and are now looking for an apprentice to come and join our happy team! You will be trained in all areas of front of house and also some kitchen duties.

If you have great communication skills, would like to work in a busy, fun environment and really want to provide fabulous customer service please get in touch with us.

You will need your own transport as we are in a village 5 miles from Exeter.

Your main duties will include:

  • Meeting and Greeting guests 
  • Taking drink and food orders 
  • Serving drinks and food 
  • Taking bookings and dealing with calls 
  • Clearing tables and maintaining the highest hygiene standrads in the dining room and bar area
  • Taking payments 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

If you have:

  • Great communication skills
  • Would like to work in a busy, fun environment and really want to provide fabulous customer service
  • Polite

Personal qualities

You need to be:

  • Confident
  • Well presented
  • Reliable
  • Self motivated
  • Interested in Hospitality

Qualifications required

  • Individuals will be assessed at a College interview.
  • Entry requirements include A-D in Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent)

Future prospects

On completion of the intermediate apprenticehsip you might be considered for the advanced programme.

Things to consider

Please consider your travel arrangments when applying for this job role. You will be required to work weekends and bankholiday shifts.

About the employer

A village free house with an inviting log fire and a series of cosy beamed rooms where local ales, ciders and wines are served together with good locally sourced and home produced food.

Employer

Lazy Toad Inn

Address

Brampford Speke

Exeter

EX5 5DP

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Training provider

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Food and Beverage Service (practical qualification).

Mandatory units:

  • Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
  • Give customers a positive impression of self and your organisation
  • Work effectively as part of a hospitality team
  • Maintain food safety when storing, holding and serving food

Optional units include:

  • Provide a counter and takeaway service
  • Serve food at the table
  • Provide a silver service
  • Prepare and serve cocktails
  • Prepare and serve wines
  • Prepare and serve hot drinks using specialist equipment
  • Prepare and clear areas for counter and takeaway service
  • Prepare and clear areas for table service
  • Deal with customer service through effective handover
  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (theory qualification)
  • Functional Skills Maths and English at level 1 (unless exempt)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Hospitality

Training provider

EXETER COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Exeter College

Contact

Rachel Blakeney


Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.


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

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Oct 2017