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Commis chef apprenticeship The Druid Inn

An exciting opportunity to join a fabulous team at the newly opened Druid Inn Pub and Restaurant.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    This is a full-time position. For the right candidate we are prepared to negotiate on hours but weekend work will be essential. We are open 12-11pm so your hours will be between these opening times.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    16 Dec 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an apprentice to join our exceptional Chef in the kitchen and learn all aspects of the job. Supporting our Head Chef in the execution of prep and service, you will be supported and encouraged to gain the necessary skills and experience for working in a busy kitchen. 

Our team is newly assembled, having only begun our kitchen service at the end of September and then have had to temporarily close due to Covid-19 tier 3 restrictions. However, we were incredibly encouraged by how popular the Druid Inn was and we can’t wait to get back to what we do best.

Our Head Chef has a wealth of experience and knowledge which he is keen to share with our new team. We are a close team who have great fun whilst offering a professional service with exceptional standards.

You will complete all aspects of kitchen service

  • Help with menu devising 
  • Service prep 
  • Cooking and serving dishes 
  • Clean down 
  • Stock management 
  • Any other duties that befit your role 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You should have a passion for cooking and a good work ethic. We are looking for someone who is willing to learn and happy to get stuck in to all tasks.

Personal qualities

Friendly, good sense of humour, a team player, the ability to listen to your peers, organised and reliable.

Desired qualifications

You should have a good standard of maths & English ideally GCSE 4/C or above. 

You may be able to study towards equivalent qualifications as part of your apprenticeship depending on individual circumstances. 

Future prospects

There is potential for permanent employment and/or studying an advanced apprenticeship after successfully completing this apprenticeship. 

Things to consider

We will require you to work at weekends and evenings.

Birchover is a little remote so your own access to transport is essential. 

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

About the employer

Druid Inn is a family run and extremely friendly public house that serves both locals and visitors to the breathtakingly Derbyshire Dales.



The Druid Inn


Main Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by University Of Derby


Kath Ferns 08000740099

  • Commis Chef level 2 apprenticeship standard 
  • Maths & English may be included as part of the apprenticeship dependant on individual circumstances if GCSE 4/C or above has not already been achieved

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply directly through Buxton & Leek College using the link provided.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Nov 2021