Apprentice Chef Wealden Hall

Greene King Inns have some of the most welcoming, fun-filled, family friendly pubs in the country. We’re looking for a Kitchen Development Apprentice to join their team at Wealden Hall - Larkfield. Looking for someone who is enthusiastic and passionate about delivering an amazing service to customers.

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

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £168.00

  • Working week

    30 Hrs p/w + Incl. Evenings & Weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001245503

  • Positions

    2 available

Greene King 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.  

Greene King 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.

The teams at Greene King Inns are the people who make their pubs so special, creating the warm and friendly atmosphere they’re renowned for. Farmhouse 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! Greene King 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 a career in hospitality.

Responsibilities included in this role:

  • Maintenance of a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
  • Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • Work within a busy kitchen environment producing high quality food at a fast pace
  • Deliver our menus and broaden your cooking skills using both fresh and pre-prepared ingredients to produce a range of signature dishes
  • Develop your food production skills through learning how to produce a range of meat and vegetable-based dishes
  • Understand how to store, prepare and cook food safely so that you can play your part in maintaining the kitchen team’s high standards
  • Understand how to ensure that all our menu items are always presented in the brand standard way
  • Spot potential hazards in the workplace and make sure that you are always supporting a safe and hygienic environment
  • Know how to get the most from being a valuable part of the Team and develop strong working relationships with your colleagues

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Pride in delivering excellent customer service
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Organised multitasker 
  • Good team work ethic 
  • 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 (*chef only*)
  • A flexibility to work weekends and evenings

Qualifications required

No Qualifications

Future prospects

On-going 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! 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). For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

You can find Greene King Local Pubs in towns and cities across England and Wales, providing a little something for everyone. Whether you're looking for a community pub to catch up with friends, the best place to watch sport or a drink with colleagues after work they’ve got the perfect spot for you.

Employer

Wealden Hall

Address

773

London Road

Aylesford

ME20 6DE

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Training provider

  • Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship - Food Preparation
  • 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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Oct 2017