Apprentice Hospitality Team Members SOMERSET LARDER

Somerset Larder are looking for Apprentice Hospitality Team Members to join their team at Hinkley Point C.

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £162.00 - £282.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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

    5 from 7 days – straight shifts

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Hospitality Team Member – your learning will be ‘on the job’ you will learn how to provide a high level of customer service to our clients ensuring their needs are met in a fast paced and challenging environment.

Your main duties will be to provide a counter service at either our main site or one of the pods across the site. The Hospitality Team Member Level 2 Apprenticeship is aimed at both front of house and back of house team members both directly and indirectly to deal with customers


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be a team player
  • Be willing to deal with the public
  • Be willing to learn
  • Be able to work in a fast paced ever changing environment

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • A willingness to learn
  • Honest

Qualifications required

Qualifiactions are not needed as all training will be given on site at HPC and through the College.

Future prospects

Opportunities to progress to supervisor level and undertake a Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.

About the employer

The aim of Somerset Larder is to bring together the best Somerset produce and expertise, ‘gathered locally and enjoyed globally’. Companies of all shapes and sizes from across the county are welcome to be part of the Somerset Larder. Somerset Larder is a private limited company (limited by guarantee) that has been formed by some of Somerset’s leading food and drink producers, bringing together the finest produce and knowledge in the county. As a result, we are now able to work together ‘under one umbrella’ in order to fulfil the large and complex requirements involved in major contracts. Somerset Larder was originally established in response to the requirements around the Hinkley Point C development, as explained by one of our founding directors, Greg Parsons, MD of Somerset Cheddar maker Cricketer Farm: “While the opportunity for Somerset food and drink businesses was clear, the sheer scale of supply required by EDF Energy provides a huge challenge. The only solution was a collaboration between all interested producers and the resulting formation of Somerset Larder, a company that can provide a central food hub for all Hinkley Point C’s catering contractors. Served exclusively by local food and drink businesses, should Somerset Larder secure the contract then this will provide huge, long term boost for the county’s economy.” In addition to the Hinkley Point C project, Somerset Larder is also already working on and tendering for a number of additional business opportunities.




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Hinkley Point



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Additional location information

Positions will be based at Hinkley Point C

Training provider

Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship Level 2

Functional Skills in English and Maths (if required)


Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Hospitality Team Member

Training provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bridgwater & Taunton College

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2017