Apprentice Kitchen Assistant Furlong

An excellent opportunity for an apprenticeship in Hospitality and Catering - Kitchen Services. You will be based in a very busy family orientated pub based in Tunstall providing good quality home-cooked food and friendly service.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 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

    30 hours a week shifts between 10am and 10pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A government funded Apprenticeship in Hospitality and Catering - Kitchen Services.

A very busy family orientated pub based in Tunstall providing good quality home-cooked food and friendly service, is looking for 2 Kitchen Assistants.

Duties will include:

  • Working effectively as part of a hospitality team 
  • Washing Pots and keeping the kitchen area clean and tidy
  • Maintaining food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food 
  • Maintaining a safe, hygienic and secure working environment 
  • Preparing meat, fish, salad, vegetables and deserts 
  • Preparing hot and cold sandwiches 
  • Produce cold starters, salads and healthier dishes 
  • Preparing, operating and cleaning specialist food prep and cooking equipment 
  • Completing kitchen documentation 
  • Setting up and closing the kitchen 
  • Performing duties in line with food safety regulations and organisational procedures 
  • Any other duties deemed necessary to the post.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A passion to work in the hospitality and catering industry
  • Possess good communication skills with ability to build relationships with colleagues and work well in a busy team environment
  • Must be able to follow instructions

Personal qualities

  • A multi-tasker who is happy to chip in with other departments work at busy times
  • Confident and assertive manner, with professional and polite approach
  • Good time keeper

Qualifications required

Ideal candidates with have GCSEs in Maths and English (grades A-C) or equivalent

Future prospects

The opportunity for permanent employment upon completion of the apprenticeship for the right candidate

Things to consider

Must be happy to work shift patterns including nights and weekends on a rota basis. From 1st of April 2017 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 or over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. Those between the ages of 19-24 who are in their second year (or third year) need to be paid the National Minimum Wage for their age bracket. In April 2016 the new National Living Wage was implemented and therefore if you are over the age of 25 and in your second or third year of an Apprenticeship you will be entitled to be paid the National Living Wage. Please see below for further information:

About the employer

A very busy family orientated pub based in Tunstall providing good quality home-cooked food and friendly service, is looking for an Apprentice Kitchen Assistant.




Furlong Road



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Training provider

An Intermediate Apprenticeship in Kitchen Services consisting of a vocational qualification, technical certificate and functional skills in ICT, Literacy and Numeracy

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

Martec Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Martec


Sarah Bailey 07732465532

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017