Apprentice Catering assistant Rays Farm Country Matters

This role involves a range of duties. Service of food and drink, preparing the coffee and service ares for service, cleaning off tables giving attentive and effective service to customers.

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Closing date: 03 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Saturday and Sunday 9-5.30, Monday -Wednesday 11-3 or 12-4

    Total hours per week: 28.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    26 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Prepare coffee shop and service areas. 
  • Cleaning of coffee and service areas
  • Preparation of food
  • Preparation of kitchen and kitchen utilities
  • Checking of fridge and freezer throughout the day
  • Stock taking and rotation
  • Involvement in menu 
  • Cooking and service of food
  • Serving customers
  • Clearing down tables
  • Preparation and service of drinks
  • Assist in gift shop if necessary
  • Any other task delegated by management 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Previous industry experience desired but not necessary 

Personal qualities

  • Personable 
  • Reliable
  • Driven 
  • Enthusiastic
  • Caring 

Qualifications required

Level 1 function skills Maths and English

Or Grade D or above Maths and English

Future prospects

Full time position available on completion of apprenticeship

Things to consider

Ability to work under pressure, Available to work Bank holidays , will need to work under pressure. Physically able as will be on feet most of the day. Preferably have own transport as no public transport to the venue.

About the employer

Rays Farm is a special place to bring the family and enjoy a relaxing day in a little bit of Shropshire’s finest countryside. From Guinea Pigs to Reindeer, chickens to Owls, and not forgetting our Pygmy goat paddock where you can stroll amongst our friendly goats; children love being able to pet and stroke our goat kids. In the Small Animal Barn, our latest arrivals are always on display. Alongside the farm animals of Rays Farm, there are also two woodland walks, Mythical Woods and Fairytale Forest. Follow the Myth and Magic Wood Sculpture trail through the ancient woodland paths to find all our unique carvings. New wood carvings have arrived for 2017. After exploring Rays Farm, enjoy a Barista style coffee and freshly prepared panini in our Country Cafe, handmade cakes and slices are always on offer too for those with a sweet tooth.


Rays Farm Country Matters


Rays Farm


WV16 6PF

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Training provider

  • Hospitality services apprenticeship
  • Functional skills maths and English
  • On the job training


Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd


James Wright 07966 460 884

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Closing date: 03 Nov 2017