Apprentice Chef Seaham Hall

An Apprentice Chef is required to assist kitchen in day to day operations and develop skills and knowledge as a chef.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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

    40 hours a week with shift patterns between Monday – Sunday 6am-10pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    08 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001307980

  • Positions

    2 available

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Financial:

  • To keep a tight control over food GP %
  • To monitor stock movement, to ensure stock security.
  • To ensure as a minimum wastage.
  • To understand daily departmental costs and how they influence profit and loss results.

People:

  • To actively promote employees involvement and understanding of the food culture.
  • To attend and contribute to departmental meetings.
  • To learn from other members of the brigade and make your own notes and take down recipes.

Service and Product:

  • To evaluate performance and product on a regular basis in order to recognize challenges for the future.
  • To avoid wastage at all times and ensure it is stored securely and safely.
  • Work with the Chef de Partie to ensure mis-en-place is completed.
  • Clean the section and other areas as directed.
  • To ensure daily communication with the front of house team.
  • To maintain levels of service that consistently exceeds the expectations of our guests.
  • To report any maintenance issues to the head chef immediately.
  • Monitor the daily temperature and cleaning logs.
  • Occasional
  • To perform any other reasonable duties as designated by your Head of Department
  • Training
  • To advise your Manager of any further training and development requirements

General:

To be fully conversant with:

  • The Hotel Fire Procedures
  • The Hotel and Company Security Procedures
  • The Company Complaints Handling Procedure
  • The Hotel’s facilities
  • The Hotel Health and Safety Policy and Procedures
  • Current licensing regulations
  • Methods of payment accepted by the company
  • The operating standards and procedures within the department
  • Short and long term company promotions.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  •  Fast learners
  •  Creative
  •  Excellent communication skills
  •  Confidence
  •  Work at consistently high standards
  •  Interest in working with food

Personal qualities

  •  Passionate about food
  •  Reliable
  •  Good time keeping
  •  Enthusiastic
  •  Presentable

Qualifications required

Qualified to GCSE level (or equivalent) at grades A – D to include English

Future prospects

Possibility of future permanent employment

Things to consider

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).

About the employer

Seaham Hall is an immaculately restored Georgian Country House with interiors that fuse a modern eclecticism with a classical sensibility. Boasting the award winning Serenity Spa which includes a swimming pool, outdoor hot tubs, a fitness suite and an aerobics studio. It is also home to two excellent restaurants - Byron's Restaurant and Ozone, a Pan Asian restaurant located within the Serenity Spa which offers authentic yet innovative menus.

Employer

Seaham Hall

Address

Seaham Hall Lord Byron Walk

Seaham

SR7 7AG

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Training provider

  • NVQ L2 Professional Cookery
  • L1 Functional Skills in Maths and English
  • L2 Certificate in Hospitality & Catering Principles.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

HARTLEPOOL COLLEGE OF FURTHER EDUCATION

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hartlepool College of FE

Contact

Cheryl Clements 01429 404073 cclements@hartlepoolfe.ac.uk


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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017