Hospitality Apprentice THOUGHT GROUP CIC

Situated in the heart of Birtley, Thought Foundation is a thoughtful arts and cultural space, to inspire, promote and support. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join the team.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    You will work 4 days out of 7 , Hours 9am – 5pm with 30 minutes unpaid lunch

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties will include:

  • Assist with all aspects of the preparation of food service areas and presentation of food to the notified standard, including preparation of cold food and baking
  • Operate till, taking orders and payment for food and drinks
  • Assist with the replenishment of food, beverages and equipment to ensure service periods do not stop
  • Assist with hygienic cleaning of utensils and work areas after service periods
  • Assist with the implementation of cleaning schedules to agreed standards
  • To assist with the set-up, service, clearing and cleaning of function catering as requested
  • Clearing and cleaning of tables
  • Dishwashing, filling the dishwasher and putting clean crockery away.
  • Adhere to cleaning and health and safety procedures
  • There may also be involvement in admin and paperwork e.g. helping with food orders and party bookings
  • Making and serving hot and cold drinks

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communications skills
  • Ability to adhere to all health & safety practices 
  • Desire to work in a customer facing role
  • High levels of personal hygiene and appearance
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Ability to use own initiative 

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Punctual
  • Flexible
  • Ability to cope well under pressure and use own initiative
  • Presentable and professional
  • Must have an interest in this area

Qualifications required

Must have GCSEs grades D or above in both English & Mathematics.

Future prospects

Possible progression to an advanced apprenticeship

About the employer

Thought Foundation is a place where creative thought and play are nurtured. Where new skills are learned, and where you can eat, drink or buy things that enrich the experience and hopefully make your life better. Thought Foundation is a thoughtful arts and cultural space, to inspire, promote and support; a community interest company based in Birtley, Gateshead.




Clarity House

Durham Road

Chester Le Street


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Training provider

You will work towards the Apprenticeship Standard Hospitality Team Member with Gateshead College. You may be required to complete functional skills as part of the qualification.  

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Hospitality Team Member

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gateshead College


Ryan Wilson 0191 490 4612

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017