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Team Member Apprentice Bliss Cafe & Patisserie

If you are passionate about great tasting fresh home cooked food and fantastic hot and cold beverages, Bliss Cafe is the place for you to learn, earn and gain qualifications. They are looking for big smiles and enthusiasm, to have fun with future progression to a Managers role for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Due to expansion of the business now offering 'street food', hours will vary. Must be available to work early morning and evenings on a rota if and when required (Days and times to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    14 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Duties will include:

  • Taking food and drink orders
  • Serving food and drink
  • Maintaining a high standard of customer service
  • Ensuring serving areas are cleared quickly and efficiently
  • Preparing and serving hot beverages
  • Preparing food/cooking
  • Preparing and checking bills and receiving payment
  • Maintaining a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
  • Assisting with all preparations and delivery of day to day service
  • Stock rotation
  • Other duties as requested

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good communication and listening skills

Personal qualities

  • The right applicant should be open to learning new skills in all aspects of the position available and have a friendly, outgoing personality and a good work ethic
  • Reliable 
  • Trustworthy

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English GCSE graded C/4 or above (or equivalent)

Future prospects

  • Upon successful completion of their apprenticeship the right candidate could be offered further development, the business would like to develop their staff member to progress in time to a Management position if appropriate

Things to consider

  • The employer is looking for someone who is keen to work as part of a team and who has a high standard of personal hygiene
  • You will be expected to be in for preparation before doors open and to clear down after they close. You will be expected to be flexible with your working hours and should expect breaks outside of busy service periods
  • Some weekend work will be required
  • This vacancy may close early if applications are high, please apply early to avoid disappointment

About the employer

Bliss Cafe is one of the most popular venues in Thirsk, with vegan options and gluten free choices available. Bliss Cafe offers a comfortable environment for everyone. Offering home cooked food and delicious cakes.  Eat in or take away. . Wi-Fi. Dog & child friendly

Bliss Cafe have now been awarded the highly revered Good Food Award for Cafes: 2021 Gold Seal. The Gold Seal is the highest accolade bestowed by the Good Food Awards and is reserved to those achieving the award for three consecutive years or more. Premises must maintain the same exceptional standards that gained them initial entry into the awards over a three year period. Truly making this achievement the marque of distinction. These premises have demonstrated exceptional levels of food quality, service and value when compared to the industry benchmarks in their category and have now maintained this formidable standard for three or more consecutive years.

In recognition of this achievement they have been duly awarded the highest accolade the Good Food Award for Cafes: 2021 Gold Seal Good Food Award Winners in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021.


Bliss Cafe & Patisserie






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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Darlington College


Kay Sherwen 07483 103284

  • Hospitality Team Member Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills Level 2 if required

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

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