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Production Chef Apprentice Lintzford Garden Centre

A Production Chef Apprentice is required to support a very busy team based in the beautiful setting of the Lintzford Garden Centre and Café sitting in the outskirts of Rowlands Gill in the Derwent Valley. We are looking for keen candidates, or even if you are looking for a career change then come and join us.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    To be discussed at interview, based on minimum of 30 hours per week with at least one day working at the weekend.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001718487

  • Positions

    1 available

Lintzford is an independent North East based garden centre located just off the A694 in the Derwent Valley, Gateshead. We stock a wide variety of outdoor and indoor plants, tools, accessories, garden furniture to name a few. We have a wonderful café which serves a large selection of meals, snacks, cakes and an array of hot and cold drinks.

All dishes are created using the freshest ingredients and all produce is homemade. From the food to the customer service, we are passionate about providing a great all-round experience for our customers. 

Daily duties:

  • You will work alongside the staff to prep food, starters, mains, sides and sweets
  • You will have excellent personal hygiene
  • Maintain excellent food hygiene
  • Compliance of procedures
  • Menu specifications
  • Preparing food
  • Assist the chef
  • Oversee food supplies
  • Cleaning of kitchen surfaces
  • Any other duties applicable to the role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Prioritisation and time management skills
  • Working quickly without compromising quality
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a very busy team and also on your initiative

Personal qualities

  • Passionate
  • Creative
  • Flair and ambition
  • Out-going personality
  • Methodical

Desired qualifications

Maths and English at grades C/4 or above.

Future prospects

To become fully qualified with the prospect of a full time job.

Things to consider

Please consider travel arrangements prior to applying for this role.

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: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates.


About the employer

Lintzford is an independent North East based garden centre located just off the A694 in the Derwent Valley, Gateshead. We stock a wide variety of outdoor and indoor plants, tools, accessories, garden furniture to name a few. We have a wonderful café which serves a large selection of meals, snacks, cakes and an array of hot and cold drinks.

Employer

Lintzford Garden Centre

Address

Benouhr

Lintzford Road

Rowlands Gill

NE39 1DG

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Training

Training provider

DERWENTSIDE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derwentside College

Contact

Apprenticeship Recruitment Team 01207 585 914 apprenticeships@derwentside.ac.uk

  • Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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