Apprentice Chef White Swan Inn - Union Pub Company (The)

The role is an Apprentice Chef to support the Chef and Kitchen staff and gain full training within this role in order to become fully qualified.

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Closing date: 14 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

    40 hours per week. 5 days per week Monday to Sunday on a rota basis.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To support the 3 current chef's in the kitchen of the busy pub.

Duties will include:

  • Job shadowing and learning from workplace mentor
  • All aspects of housekeeping and food hygiene
  • Preparing and cooking starters
  • Preparing and cooking desserts

As the role progresses and more training is given they will then be involved in preparation and cooking of all dishes from the menu.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must have a passion for food and coooking.
  • Must be keen to learn and train to become a Chef.
  • Must be hardworking and reliable and have good timekeeping skills.

Personal qualities

  • The ability to work as part of a team and be flexible due to the hours and weekend work.

Qualifications required

Must have a good level of Maths and English.

Future prospects

Upon completion of the level 2 there may be an option to progress onto the level 3 and/or gain full time employment with the company.

Things to consider

Must be able to travel to the company (YO19 6HA) and consider that there is weekend and evening work included. The latest finish will be 9pm. The number 415 bus stops directly opposite the pub.

About the employer

The White Swan, Deighton is a traditional country pub with a friendly home from home atmosphere, you can be assured that a very warm welcome and excellent hospitality awaits you. ABOUT US We are ideally situated to place guests within easy access to York city centre, whether you are looking to enjoy a classic home made pub meal with friends and family or a short break near the UK’s infamous medieval city.


White Swan Inn - Union Pub Company (The)


(Main Rd)


YO19 6HA

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Training provider

  • Hospitality and Catering Level 2
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English Level 1

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Selby College


Leanne Simms 01757 211092

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Closing date: 14 Oct 2017