Kitchen Apprentice Manchester Central Complex Ltd

Manchester Central is an award-winning venue in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities. We are looking for an apprentice with a strong desire to learn about the catering industry and a flexible “can do” approach. The candidate will learn and implement the food production procedures and food policies reporting into the Executive Sous Chef.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    30 hours, 4 days per week, shifts will vary

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001248724

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Work as part of the kitchen team in executing allocated dishes to a required standard.
  • Work in a clean and tidy manner.
  • Maintain a positive and proactive attitude.
  • Comply with our health and safety policy in working correctly and hygienically.
  • Work in a clean & tidy manner.
  • Assist the senior chef in preparing the meals for that day.
  • Learn knife skills and how to use equipment safely.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Has a strong desire to learn about the catering industry
  • Willing to work towards the relevant apprenticeship qualification
  • Display a flexible ‘can do’ approach and be open to new ideas, understand the need for change and be willing to adapt
  • Has a flexible approach to working hours as required by the business
  • Willing to undertake any training necessary to meet the requirements of the post
  • Previous experience of working within the catering and hospitality industry is desirable but not essential

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Welcoming
  • Genuine
  • Passionate
  • Professional
  • One Team approach

Qualifications required

GCSE Grade D or above in English and Maths or equivalent

Future prospects

Potential full time job on successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Must have Right to Work in the UK documents. 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).

About the employer

Manchester Central is an award-winning venue in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities. Its vaulted arches and station clock have made Manchester Central an iconic city feature for over 130 years. With the capacity to handle intimate corporate functions and large-scale conferences or exhibitions, our historic architecture and state-of-the-art facilities provide the perfect venue for some of the world’s leading events. Our facilities include: the purpose-built 804-seat Exchange Auditorium; the 1800m² exhibition, conference or 1200-capacity dining space Exchange Hall; the 10,000m² column-free and divisible Central Hall and a range of smaller state-of-the-art conference and meeting rooms.

Employer

Manchester Central Complex Ltd

Address

The G-Mex Centre

Windmill Street

Manchester

M2 3GX

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Training provider

NVQ, Functional Skills, Employment Rights, Technical Certificate

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

TRAFFORD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Trafford College

Contact

Katrina O'Brien 0161 886 7461 trafford.first@trafford.ac.uk


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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017