Apprentice Chef - Saunton Sands Saunton Sands Hotel

An opportunity has arisen to join the kitchen brigade at The Saunton Sands Hotel which is part of the renowned Brend Hotels Group

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

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    40 hours per week including evenings and weekends

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001277528

  • Positions

    2 available

Brend Hotels offer apprenticeships in all areas and disciplines of the hospitality industry. With this opportunity the successful candidate will work towards a Kitchen/Professional Cookery discipline combining practical skills with written evidence and portfolio. The successful candidate will be assigned a Trainer Assessor, who will monitor progress throughout the apprenticeship.

The main responsibilities of the job role are to:

  • Learn all aspects of cooking starters, main courses and desserts in a busy hotel environment
  • Learn about food safety and will be able to visit suppliers to learn where the produce comes from
  • Learn methods and procedures that are vital to kitchen knowledge
  • Work with your head chef to develop and improve your skills within the industry

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Time management
  • Flexible approach to work
  • A desire to learn about cooking and becoming a professional chef

Personal qualities

  • Hard-working
  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to go that extra mile
  • Polite
  • Friendly
  • Good communication skills

Qualifications required

None needed - however maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.
Must be eligible for the apprenticeship scheme.

Future prospects

This role has a lot of development prospects including moving onto a Level 3 qualification. With eleven hotels in the same group there is potential to progress by either staying at the same hotel or moving to another.

Things to consider

This role will be based in a busy kitchen environment. 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

There can be few family hotels anywhere in the world with such a spectacular setting as Saunton Sands. Overlooking miles of pristine sands stretching as far as the eye can see, this hotel is in a class of its own and offers contemporary beachside living at its best. With first rate facilities and loads of attractions within easy reach, Saunton Sands is perfect for a family break as well as a magical setting for a grown up getaway, wedding or special event

Employer

Saunton Sands Hotel

Address

Braunton

EX33 1LQ

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Commis Chef Standard
  • Function skills (maths and English) if required
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider

HIT TRAINING LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd

Contact

Clare Johnson


Other information

Shifts will be split and straight, working hours are 40 per week over 5 days including weekends and Bank Holidays. Times vary as per rota.

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply


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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Oct 2017