Apprentice Chef Kings Arms

Greene King Locals are looking for an individual with a relentless passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, to join their team as an Apprentice Chef!

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

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

  • Working week

    25 Hours per Week Inc. Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

    Total hours per week: 25.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001291494

  • Positions

    1 available

Greene King’s Local Pubs boast some of the most breath-taking, fun-filled and relaxing pubs in the country. Found in towns and cities across England and Wales, from a scenic Dorset pub to a city centre spot to meet friends – Greene King will have something that fits the bill.
If you have a desire to gain experience with an industry respected pub brand and you have the hunger to develop yourself and further your career, this apprenticeship position may be just what you’re looking for.
Greene King are offering an award winning apprenticeship programme. The scheme provides opportunities for new team members to achieve an Apprenticeship through 12month training programmes designed to perfectly match roles in the licensed hospitality sector. 
You will be paid the National Minimum Wage for your age.
Reach your full potential! Greene King’s career pathway has been designed specifically to promote development. Through their apprenticeship programme, you’ll gain professional qualifications from entry Level 2 through to management Level 4. Plus, you’ll reap the benefits of working for one of the leading pub companies in the UK with the biggest apprenticeship programme in the hospitality sector. As such, you’ll have opportunities to work within other Greene King businesses once you’re qualified. 
This is an amazing opportunity to work in a fun and challenging environment to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to kick start a career in hospitality.
Responsibilities included in this role:
•    Prepare, cook and present food to company specification 
•    Keep kitchen clean, tidy and hygienic at all times
•    Work safely around kitchen equipment and monitor and deal with any maintenance issues
•    Keep up to date with new products, menus and promotions
•    Adhere to company policies and procedures and licensing laws
•    Be involved and contribute at all team meetings
•    Carry out instructions as given by management and head office.

In line with standard working hours within the industry this vacancy is less than 30 hours per week. The overall duration of the apprenticeship is therefore extended accordingly. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

•    Pride in delivering excellent customer service
•    Good teamwork ethic
•    Strong communication skills
•    The ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
•    Organised multitasker 
•    Creativity and imagination for food presentation

Personal qualities

•    Passionate about developing your skills in the hospitality sector
•    A willingness and desire to learn
•    A smart and tidy appearance
•    Tact and diplomacy for dealing with demanding customers
•    High standards of cleanliness and hygiene 
•    A flexibility to work weekends and evenings

Qualifications required

•    No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

Ongoing training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job.

Things to consider

• Earn while your learn in a job you can be passionate about • Gain a nationally recognised qualification • Receive support throughout your apprenticeship• Enjoy fantastic career opportunities • Gain additional skills through enhanced learning opportunities • Be part of a fun and exciting brand! 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: https://www.livingwage.gov.uk/?gclid=CMOGwaHa3coCFQ2eGwodbwUDgw

About the employer

We serve freshly prepared, irresistible food all day, every day. Grab a drink, get comfy and let us do the rest. Fancy a cheeky white, relaxing red, celebration fizz… Whatever the occasion, you'll find what you're looking for on our (quite frankly vast) wine list.

Employer

Kings Arms

Address

61-63

Crouch Street

Colchester

CO3 3EY

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Training provider

Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship - Food Production Level 2
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Hospitality Team Member

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link to apply


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

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Oct 2017