Food Production and Cooking Apprentice Nazareth House Special Needs Unit

You will be working within a team already based within the kitchen and help preparing meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner for the many residents they have there. You will be helping the head chef prepare meals

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    39 hours - Monday to Sunday (To be discussed during interview)

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
  • Work effectively as part of a hospitality team
  • Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food
  • Produce basic dishes
  • Produce hot and cold foods
  • Complete kitchen documentation
  • Set up and close kitchen
  • Prepare meals for distribution

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised
  • Giving customers a positive impression
  • Dealing with orders
  • Stock take
  • Principles of setting up and closing the kitchen
  • Great customer service
  • Fantastic listening skills
  • Great communication skills

Personal qualities

  • You need to have an interest in food and creating healthy eating for the elderly

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs (or equivalents) desirable but not essential

Future prospects

Progression onto your L3 Chef and possibly a full time job role

Things to consider

This vacancy can close as soon as it fills therefore APPLY now

About the employer

Nazareth house is a wonderful care home based in Prenton and they are looking for the right candidate to help within their Kitchens. They manage and provide quality care to residents staying within the care home. They are continually inspected to deliver a high quality of care to the residents


Nazareth House Special Needs Unit


Nazareth House

Manor Hill


CH43 1UG

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Training provider

L2 Food Production and cooking, which is inclusive of your functional skills.  The will be delivered by Interserve/ESG who will deliver the qualification to you within the work place, so no going to college, an assessor will visit you every 4-6 weeks and set you work

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment


Jules Westbrook 0151 702 6111

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017