Commis Chef Apprentice Greenside Catering Services

Looking for a career as a Chef? Do you want to train while you get paid? The Greenside Restaurant at Scraptoft Golf Club are offering the right candidate a unique opportunity to join their kitchen team as a Commis Chef Apprentice.

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Closing date: 15 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 per week 5 days per week (including weekends) Working times will be agreed with successful candidate.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001262033

  • Positions

    1 available

As a member of the kitchen team the successful candidate will learn all aspects of working within a busy kitchen under the supervision of the Head Chef.

  • You will be required to cook and prepare as per company requirements while maintaining high standards of cleanliness in all of the areas of the kitchen.
  • You will be trained in cooking, stock management, and other aspects of running a complex kitchen in a challenging environment.
  • We cook everything from scratch using fresh locally sourced ingredients.

The successful candidate will have a genuine passion to become a chef and will want to grow and learn all aspects of the industry.

This position will give the top candidate the chance to progress right up the career ladder and we will invest a great deal of time and effort to support the best individual.

In the longer term, and for the right person, this may lead to substantial opportunities for the apprentice to progress through within the sector.

Consequently we are looking for a capable and motivated individual who takes a great deal of pride in their work and demonstrates a ‘can do’ attitude towards their responsibilities.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organisational skills and an ability to work as part of a team Flexibility in terms of tasks undertaken
  • Commitment to personal development
  • Must be a good communicator

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about food
  • Attention to detail
  • Hard working and self-motivated
  • Confident and eager to learn new skills
  • Good interpersonal/communication skills
  • Pleasant and welcoming
  • Reliable, responsible and honest
  • Energetic and highly motivated to succeed
  • Ability to use initiative  

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required, however GCSE Grade A-C in Maths and English (or equivalent) would be advantageous. An initial assessment would take place prior to the start of the Apprenticeship training programme.

Future prospects

Most employers working with Leicester College are keen to offer permanent employment to a reliable, hardworking individual based on their performance throughout their Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This role involves working at weekends Interview, closing date possible start dates are only a guideline as interviews for this position will be held on an ongoing basis, therefore the start date could alter as the vacancy will close as soon as a successful candidate is selected. As of the 1st April 2017 the Apprentice NMW is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. Interview, closing date possible start dates are only a guideline as interviews for this position will be held on an ongoing basis, therefore the start date could alter as the vacancy will close as soon as a successful candidate is selected. Applications will only be accepted through the Apprenticeship online system not directly through the employer.

About the employer

The Catering Manager, Rob Stewart and his team pride themselves on providing excellent food and service at fantastic prices. Whether, you want Breakfast before your round, a Bar Snack following your round or a Three Course Meal to celebrate a special occasion, Greenside Restaurant can cater for all of these requirements.

Employer

Greenside Catering Services

Address

Scraptoft Golf CLub

Beeby Road

Leicester

LE7 9SJ

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider

LEICESTER COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leicester College

Contact

apprenticeships3@leicestercollege.ac.uk


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Closing date: 15 Oct 2017