Catering and Hospitality Apprentice Blackburn Youth Zone

To work in a busy youth centre canteen, helping with the day to day running of the canteen. You will be using kitchen equipment, serving young people and keeping to food hygiene standards. Working as part of a team to carry out routine tasks in the catering and hospitality operation within the Blackburn Youth Zone.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    30 hours per week, including weekend work. Days and Times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001303472

  • Positions

    1 available

To work in a busy youth centre canteen, helping with the day to day running of the canteen.

You will be using kitchen equipment, serving young people and keeping to food hygiene standards. Working as part of a team to carry out routine tasks in the catering and hospitality operation within the Blackburn Youth Zone.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and review the Catering offer so that BYZ is offering a diverse range of healthy food options.
  • Safely and appropriately use cooking equipment in the kitchen as well as using the electronic till.
  • Cooking & serving food and drinks, giving customers an excellent service.
  • To keep the kitchen clean and tidy.
  • Turn up to work on time and follow procedures for opening and closing the canteen.
  • Assist with the setting up of events and meetings taking place at BYZ.
  • To work in a safe way and keep to Health and Safety rules.
  • To work within the policies of the BYZ.
  • To attend any training needed as an apprentice.
  • The role holder will be expected to carry out any other relevant duties as determined by the line manager as may reasonably be required.
  • Available to work evenings and weekends and during school holidays.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work to food hygiene standards
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiasm
  • Good work ethic
  • Positive attitude
  • Willing to learn
  • Reliable
  • Honest

Qualifications required

No qualifications required however applicants must pass an initial assessment at the college as part of the application process.

Future prospects

To develop and grow with the company. Could lead to pay increase and promotion.

About the employer

One of the most important parts of our work is providing opportunities for young people to develop a passion for something that positively changes their outlook and attitude – we call it finding their spark. Its about helping young people find an activity they are good at – it could be sports or arts – then enables them to channel their energy positively. We want to create an environment where finding your passion can become something truly life-changing.

Employer

Blackburn Youth Zone

Address

Jubilee Street

Blackburn

BB1 1EP

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Training provider

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship – Level 2 Professional Cookery       
  • Functional Skills in Maths & English if required 

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

BLACKBURN COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College

Contact

Paul Maguire 01254 292262 paul.maguire@blackburn.ac.uk


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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017