Apprentice Chef The Pot Kiln

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a genuine interest in cookery. You must be reliable and willing to learn. Fantastic opportunity to gain invaluable knowledge and skills from an experienced team of professionals at The Pot Kiln, plus achieve a Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery. (On-site accommodation is available if required)

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £135.00

  • Working week

    5 days a week, hours to be agreed. Typical Split Shifts: 8.30am - 3pm, 5.30pm - 10pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001293245

  • Positions

    1 available

The Pot Kiln is a busy country pub that is set within a tranquil location with sensational views.  It is regarded as one of Britain’s best country pubs and it specialises in providing seasonal, fresh local produce and in particular, game.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a genuine interest in cookery to join our small team. You must be reliable and willing to learn and improve your skills.  Main responsibilities will include:

  • Prepping kitchen for service.
  • Maintaining a clean kitchen.
  • Helping with our wood fired pizzas.
  • Supporting other members of the team as required.

The weekly salary is dependent on experience and skills and will be above the statutory minimum wage according to ability. You will also receive a share of tips too!

The Pot Kiln can provide on-site accommodation for the successful candidate.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Previous kitchen experience preferred but not essential.

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Ability to take on board criticism and learn from it

Qualifications required

Ideally 5 GCSEs at grade D or higher including Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications).

Future prospects

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship, we would welcome progression within the team.

Things to consider

* The Pot Kiln can provide on-site accommodation for the successful candidate. * The Pot Kiln has no direct public transport links so please consider how you will travel to and from work at sometimes unsociable hours. * The weekly salary is dependent on experience and skills. You will also receive a share of tips too!

About the employer

The Pot Kiln is regarded as one of Britain's best country pub restaurants. The pub is not only a haven for those who are serious about eating but also a watering hole for lovers of the tranquillity of a proper old English country pub with no pretensions and sensational views.

Employer

The Pot Kiln

Address

Frilsham

Thatcham

RG18 0XX

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Training provider

On-the-job training will be provided to achieve all aspects of the role requirements.  Ongoing support will be offered by your Line Manager and your Newbury College Assessor to achieve the Apprenticeship.

The Apprenticeship will include:

  • Competency Based Element: NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery
  • Knowledge Based Element: Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Professional Cookery)
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (Both Level 1)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

This Apprenticeship will be assessed mainly within the work place - The Pot Kiln. However, attendance at Newbury College will be required for the taught element of the programme (Typically 1 day a week - day TBC).

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

NEWBURY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newbury College

Contact

Business Team, Newbury College 01635 845229 business@newbury-college.ac.uk


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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017