Apprentice Chef David Lloyd Leisure Plc

David Lloyd have a great opportunity for you to become an Apprentice Chef within their centre. You will be working towards a Level 2 Qualification in Kitchen Services and your training will be provided by Lifetime Training.

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

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 Hours Per Week Inc. Evenings and Weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The purpose of this role at David Lloyd is to assist in providing a professional level of service in the daily operation of the Centre's Catering facilities - namely the DLicious Cafebar, ensuring that this service is delivered in accordance with quality assurance and specifications, legislation and standards expected.

Your daily duties will include the following:

  • Washing, peeling, chopping, cutting and cooking foodstuffs and helping to prepare salads and desserts
  • Preparation of basic meals
  • Organising the storeroom
  • Assist in stock taking and storage of stock, including checking deliveries
  • Washing utensils and dishes and making sure they are stored appropriately
  • Present food quickly and to company specification efficiently to ensure a smooth running of the kitchen.
  • 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.

You will also be responsible for the care, proper use and cleaning of all equipment within the department used during the course of your daily duties responsible for the implementation of Statutory and company Hygiene and Health & Safety.

You will also be responsible for the completion of any documentation as required e.g. temperature logs, vending transfers, cleaning rotas etc.

This is a full-time position and you will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre.

You will work 5 days out of 7, including weekends, and your shifts could be:
6am - 2pm
10am - 6pm
2pm - 10pm

The programme is 12-15 months in duration and you will be employed on a fixed term contract. On successfully completing your Apprenticeship we would expect to be able to offer you continued employment and development opportunities.

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 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

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

About the employer

David Lloyd Clubs operates 81 David Lloyd clubs in the UK and a further ten across Europe, plus two Harbour Clubs and the high street concept, David Lloyd Studios. We have approximately 475,000 members and employ 6,000 people, including an expert health and fitness team of over 1,800 and more than 400 tennis professionals. With areas for adults and children, our spacious DLicious cafebar really is the heart of the club. Our friendly team is here to make you feel welcome and ensure you have a brilliant experience every time you visit. Whether it’s a mid-morning coffee after a swim, a post tennis match snack, or an evening meal with your family, the new DLicious menu has been really popular with our adult and child members.


David Lloyd Leisure Plc


Barton Embankment


M17 8RH

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Training provider

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

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Hospitality Team Member

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017