Customer Service Apprentice B.J's Diner

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our team. We are seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and motivated individual. Are you an outgoing and confident person? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? If so, you’ll be based at BJ’s Diner providing a wide range of services from general kitchen duties to dealing with customers.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £121.50 - £211.50

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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

    Monday - Sunday, shift work between 9.00 am - 5.00 pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Key duties will include :

  • Serving customers, to include taking orders and serving meals to customers
  • Providing high levels of customer service at all times
  • Cleaning the kitchen, including washing kitchen appliances, work surfaces, floors and walls
  • Carrying out basic food hygiene preparation tasks
  • Ensuring chefs are equipped with the food and tools they need
  • Helping the chef get ready for service by preparing food
  • Loading and unloading the dishwasher
  • Using the till
  • Clearing tables
  • Preparing for events and themed days

This is a good opportunity to widen your experience and acquire new skills working in a busy customer focused environment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills (communicating over the telephone, face to face for example)
  • Good time management and time keeping skills
  • Commitment to completing NVQ Level 2
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organisation skills

Be able to :

  • Work as part of a team and understanding others
  • Work on your own initiative
  • Understand and respect our customer’s needs

Personal qualities

  • Passion, commitment, enthusiasm and energy
  • A real desire to make a difference
  • Friendly with a positive attitude
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and getting involved
  • Ambitious
  • Willingness to learn and be self motivated
  • Must have a friendly and engaging personality
  • Must be helpful and polite

Qualifications required

  • Educated to GCSE standard with grade C or above in English and Maths (or equivalent) preferred

Future prospects

Long term opportunities may be available for the right person.

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the business the hours worked will be varied. You will need to be self motivated and able to work on your own initiative with a desire to provide high levels of customer service.

About the employer

BJs Diner is a cafe / diner serving hot food and drinks to customers.


B.J's Diner


179 Rathbone Road



L13 1BA

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Additional location information

80% of the time you will be working at BJ's Diner (179 Rathbone Road, Wavertree, Liverpool L13 1BA) and 20% of the time you will be working at MK Catering (62 Hanover Street, Liverpool, L1 4AF)

Training provider

  • The position will include on going in-house training, mentoring and support in order to be able to carry out the duties required as part of the role.
  • This is in addition to completing a full apprenticeship in Customer Service at Level 2, which includes NVQ Diploma, Technical Certificate in Principles of Customer Service, Functional Skills and Employer Rights and Responsibilities.
  • You will also be provided with, by BJ’s Diner, a food hygiene course.

Apprenticeship framework

Customer Service

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sysco Business Skills Academy Ltd


Hannah Bollans 0151 556 7877

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017