Apprentice Chef with Jijis Café CAFE BALCONY LTD

Jijis Café based within Cheetham Hill Shopping Centre is searching for an Apprentice Chef

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Exact hours to be discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Jijis Café based within Cheetham Hill Shopping Centre is searching for an Apprentice Chef.

The ideal candidate must have a passion for the food and drink industry and friendly, positive attitude. This is a new business venture for the owners. The core apprenticeship job role will include;

  • Preparing, cooking, presenting food as required
  • Keeping preparation at the right level
  • Making sure that food is served promptly
  • Monitoring food production
  • Ensure consistent quality and portion size
  • Assist with stock control
  • Following relevant hygiene, health & safety guidelines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Interest / Experience in Food and Cooking
  • Ideally have cooking experience
  • Creative
  • Good hygiene standards
  • Ability to work under pressure / multitasker
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Friendly
  • Positive attitude
  • People person

Qualifications required

  • GCSE English and Maths preferred or the equivalent

Future prospects

Full time position considered for the right individuals following successful completion of the apprenticeship process and based on company finances at the time.

About the employer

Jijis Café is a new exciting business venture situated in a new, bright and welcoming café premises within the popular Cheetham Hill Shopping Centre. The business provides a wide range of drink, snacks and desserts, professionally prepared and served. All staff have a passion for the food and service industry and constantly look for better ways to improve the customer experience.




Unit 18

Bury Old Road


M8 5DP

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Training provider

  • Professional Cookery Apprenticeship Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths
  • Functional Skills English
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017