Apprentice Hospitality Team Member Clifton House

To promote a positive image of the property to guests and must be pleasant, honest, friendly and should be also able to address guest requests and problems.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    9am until 5pm - spread over seven days

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    22 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Duties will include;

  • Escort customers to their tables
  • Assists customers with seating arrangements
  • Present menus to customers and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon requests
  • Take and write customers’ food orders on slips, memorize orders or take orders into kitchen staff
  • Prepare, check and communicate with kitchen staff on order
  • Serve food or beverages to customers and prepare or serve speciality dishes at tables as required
  • Prepare hot or cold beverages
  • Garnish and decorate dishes in preparation for serving
  • Check that customer are enjoying their meals and correct any problems
  • Collect dirty dishes and other tableware
  • Process customer bills or payments and collects payments from customers
  • Clean tables or counters after customers have finished dining
  • Schedule dining reservations
  • Perform cleaning duties
  • Clean food preparation areas
  • Provide customers with general information or assistance

Additional duties will also include;

  • Enters and prepares the rooms for cleaning
  • Tidies and clean room and furniture in preparation for new guests to arrive
  • Checks and secures rooms
  • Replenishments of guests towels as supplied

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good listening skills
  • Professional attitude
  • Ability to work well as part of a team as well as independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail, with careful consideration of preparation
  • Be aware of Basic Health & Safety and Health & Hygiene legislation
  • Work as part of a team


Personal qualities

  • Hardworking, keen and willing to learn
  • Ability to cope well under pressure and use own initiative
  • Presentable and professional
  • Must have an interest in this area
  • Punctual
  • Reliable

Qualifications required

None required

Future prospects

Possibility of progression onto Level 3 Hospitality Supervisor

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Located in the centre of South Shields, The Clifton is an award winning family run business offering fantastic service accompanied with great facilities. The owners are proud to offer excellent customer service, clean rooms and quality service. This hotel has recently expanded and now has 12 En-suite guest rooms which are all tastefully decorated. Breakfast is served in their on –site coffee shop and not only can guest enjoy a great breakfast but they can also enjoy lunches and popular afternoon tea.


Clifton House



Ocean Road

South Shields

NE33 2JL

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Training provider

You will work towards completing the Apprenticeship Standard

  • Hospitality Team Member Level 2
  • Functional skills if required
  • ERR
  • PLTS

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Hospitality Team Member

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gateshead College


Ryan Wilson 0191 4904612

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017