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Food Production Chef Apprentice Sandside Cafe

Sandside Café are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join their team as a Apprentice Chef. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Food Production & Cooking.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Hours and shifts to be confirmed between 8.00 am - 5.00 pm Hours and days to be discussed at interview. (You will also be on a rota for weekend work) Lunch provided with beverages at break times

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    12 Aug 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are currently recruiting for an Apprentice Chef to join our kitchen team at Sandside Cafe. We are looking for passionate staff who have a love for food.

The ideal candidate will work well in a close-knit team and be a pro-active individual that is willing to learn and develop their current skills, as well as being dedicated to preparing a high standard of food.

The job role includes:

  • Maintaining excellent standards of personal, food and kitchen hygiene
  • Ensuring compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes
  • To produce food meeting portion controls, and budgetary constraints
  • Adapting and producing dishes to meet special dietary, religious and allergenic requirements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Self-motivated and proactive approach
  • Organised
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Great attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work under high pressure situations
  • Great communication skills
  • Able to listen and follow instructions

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE passes in maths and English are preferred but not essential and will be assessed at enrolment

Future prospects

  • Potentially a role on completion of the qualification

Things to consider

  • This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying
  •  The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change
  • This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received
  •  Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment
  •  Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships
  • Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship
  •  For example, if you already have a Level 4 qualification you still may be able to complete an apprenticeship at any level providing you meet the eligibility criteria and are learning substantive new skills
  • Please note; if you have been progressed, you will be contacted to complete a telephone interview. Please expect to receive a call from us within 5 working days
  • Applicants must go through this telephone procedure for your application to be progressed
  • Please be aware that as Northern Skills Group provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

Sandside Cafe in Sandside, North Yorkshire has in one form or another graced the beach side for over a hundred years. The present owners Karen and Neil who are brother and sister came to Sandside in 1994 .Their one aim to bring traditional foods locally sourced to the villa

The family business has strived to produce home - made pies, cakes and pastries in which nostalgia plays a large part. Summer or winter you are sure to receive a warm welcome as you sit and take in unrivalled views of the North Yorkshire Coast.


Sandside Cafe


East Row


YO21 3SU

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northern Skills Group

Production Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Technical Certificate
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT (where required)
  • Day release class

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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