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Customer Service Apprentice Upwey Wishing Well

You will be working in all areas of the tea room including front of house. You will also be helping with weddings and functions.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    25 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This position is to help with the day to day running of the café and Water Gardens including helping with weddings and functions.

The applicant will assist with:

  • Front of house duties including, serving and clearing tables
  • Taking food orders
  • Interacting with the customers
  • Assisting with the smooth running of weddings and functions
  • Ideally help with posting updates on social media

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Should have an interest in cooking and baking, some hospitality experience would be nice but not essential as training will be given
  • Computer literate and an understanding of social media

Personal qualities

  • A talkative and friendly attitude
  • Able to prioritise work and meet deadlines

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English GCSE level 4/C


Future prospects

Ideally the right apprentice will be trained up to a managerial position within the business and the prospect of progression to a higher level apprenticeship qualification.


Things to consider

From 1st April 2021, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £4.30 per hour.  This rises annually as set by government. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of an Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Working Week: Dates and times to be confirmed at interview.

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applicants have been received.

NOTE: If your application is successful, you must attend an initial interview with Weymouth College before your details are put forward to this employer. This will be arranged by an invitation from Weymouth College. This is not an interview for the job.

About the employer

Welcome to Upwey Wishing Well, Water Gardens and Tea Rooms in Upwey, Weymouth! We invite you to visit our tearoom and beautiful ornamental gardens.

Whether you are looking for a light bite for lunch, a three-course meal, afternoon tea or a Sunday Roast your day out wouldn't be complete without a visit to the Upwey Wishing Well and Tearooms.

We offer a traditional afternoon tea for those looking for something extra special. A cake stand brimming with traditional finger sandwiches, delicious cake and fresh scones, giving you a quintessentially English treat you won't forget.

With a large dining area, and our beautiful sub-tropical water gardens and the Wishing Well its self the Upwey Wishing Well, Water Gardens and Tearooms is the perfect venue for a range of special occasions.


Upwey Wishing Well


Upwey Wishing Well

Church Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Weymouth College


Apprenticeships 01305 208709

Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard

Training to be provided by Upwey Wishing Well with assistance of the Weymouth College Apprenticeship Training Co-ordinator, the apprentice will not be required to attend college one day a week but may be required to attend maths and English Functional skills classes depending on the applicants qualifications achieved.

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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