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Hospitality Team Member Apprentice Holmfirth Vineyards

An exciting vacancy for a Front of House role at our exquisite vineyard restaurant overlooking the Holme Valley. This is the perfect opportunity to begin your career in the hospitality industry.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Duties will include:

  • Meet and greet customers
  • Take food and drink orders
  • Serving food and drink at the tables
  • Initiate excellent customer service
  • Process cash and card payments
  • Working behind the bar serving a range of alcoholic (dependent on age) and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Ensure stock is replenished
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the dining area
  • Following health and safety and food hygiene procedures
  • Ensure everyone is having the best time possible

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Pride in delivering excellent customer service
  • Good teamwork ethic
  • Strong communication/ interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Organised multitasker

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about developing your skills in the hospitality sector
  • A willingness and desire to learn
  • A smart and tidy appearance
  • Tact and diplomacy for dealing with customers
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene 
  • A flexibility to work weekends and evenings

Desired qualifications

  • At least a 2/E or above in maths and English. Level 1 Functional Skills are accepted as an equivelant

Future prospects

  • There is a strong possibility that you will gain a permanent position following successful employment as well as achievement of the full apprenticeship qualification

Things to consider

  • The first stage after your initial application will be to attend an interview with a member of the team at Kirklees College. It is mandatory to attend an interview at the college for your application to progress
  • Candidates may be asked to complete an assessment as part of the interview process. Information will be in your interview letter
  • For any further information on this vacancy please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team at Kirklees college on or Tel: 01484 437000. There is no need to contact the employer at this stage, the college is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have
  • This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment

About the employer

Nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside and surrounded by unspoilt natural beauty, Sheveling Wine Estate at Holmfirth Vineyard is a truly unique venue. Privately owned by the Sheveling family the 7-acre vineyard provides an idyllic setting for our restaurant with breath taking panoramic views of the Holme Valley all year round. The estate provides an ideal setting for weddings and functions, events, tours of the vineyard and holiday accommodation.


Holmfirth Vineyards


Woodhouse Farm

Woodhouse Lane



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kirklees College


April King

Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills level 2 maths and English if required
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities 

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

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