Bar and Waiting Apprentice Cross Hands Hotel - Greene King

Old English Inns have some of the most welcoming, fun-filled, family friendly pubs in the country. We’re looking for an enthusiastic and passionate individual to join their team as a Bar and Waiting Apprentice at the Cross Hands Hotel - Old Sodbury.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

  • Working week

    25 hours per week, incl. Evenings and Weekends

    Total hours per week: 25.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001244447

  • Positions

    2 available

Old English Inns provide a vast range of tasty pub favourites as well as a traditional daily carvery with a fantastic choice of fresh vegetables and succulent roasted joints of meat. Their generous, eye catching cakes are regarded as their unique selling point, displayed in cabinets in the centre of their business to create a real talking point for customers.  

Old English Inns aim to provide the best dining and drinking experience for customers of all ages, including a distraction zone for children to keep them occupied. They aim to be the first choice for families. You’ll find personal touches throughout their pubs and in everything they do.

You will be paid the National Minimum Wage for your age.

The teams at Old English Inns are the people who make their pubs so special, creating the warm and friendly atmosphere they’re renowned for. Old English Inns are passionate about developing the skills of their people. That’s why they’re offering an award winning apprenticeship programme. The scheme provides opportunities for new team members to achieve an apprenticeship through 12month training programmes designed to perfectly match roles in the licensed hospitality sector.
 
Reach your full potential! Old English Inns career pathway has been designed specifically to promote development. Through their apprenticeship programme, you’ll gain professional qualifications from entry Level 2 through to management Level 4. Plus, as part of Greene King, you’ll reap the benefits of working for one of the leading pub companies in the UK with the biggest apprenticeship programme in the hospitality sector. As such, you’ll have opportunities to work within other Greene King businesses once you’re qualified. 

This is an amazing opportunity to work in a fun and challenging environment to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to kick start your Hospitality Career as a L2 Apprentice.

Responsibilities included in this role:
•    Maintenance of a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
•    Working effectively as part of a hospitality team
•    Serve food at the table
•    Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
•    Serve alcoholic and soft drinks
•    Keep up to date with new products, menus and promotions
•    Adhere to company policies and procedures and licensing laws
•    Be involved and contribute at all team meetings
•    Carry out instructions as given by management and head office

In line with standard working hours within the industry this vacancy is less than 30 hours per week. The overall duration of the apprenticeship is therefore extended accordingly. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

•    Pride in delivering excellent customer service
•    Good teamwork ethic
•    Strong communication skills
•    The ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
•    Organised multitasker 
•    Creativity and imagination for food presentation

Personal qualities

•    Passionate about developing your skills in the hospitality sector
•    A willingness and desire to learn
•    A smart and tidy appearance
•    Tact and diplomacy for dealing with demanding customers
•    High standards of cleanliness and hygiene 
•    A flexibility to work weekends and evenings

Qualifications required

•    No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

Ongoing training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job.

Things to consider

• Earn while your learn in a job you can be passionate about • Gain a nationally recognised qualification • Receive support throughout your apprenticeship • Gain additional skills through enhanced learning opportunities • Enjoy fantastic career opportunities • Be part of a fun and exciting brand!

About the employer

Overlooking the green of one of the most charming Oxfordshire villages, The Red Lion hotel has a rich heritage. Set in the quaint village of Adderbury and dating from 1605, the hotel was originally a popular coaching inn. Now a 13 bedroom hotel, this old coaching inn offers a charming, relaxing stay. It includes features, such as stone chimney pieces and old oak beams, creating a homely, country pub atmosphere. The bar serves traditional ales and fine wines, while the restaurant offers excellent English country fare. This charming hotel can also host your traditional English wedding, contact the dedicated team now to see how we can look after you on your special day. With a meeting room for up to 20 people, including free wi-fi, makes the Red Lion a great location to host your next meeting.

Employer

Cross Hands Hotel - Greene King

Address

Tetbury Road

Bristol

BS37 6RJ

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Training provider

Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship - Food and Beverage Service 

  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Hospitality Team Member

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link to apply


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

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017