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Front of House Apprentice (Hospitality Team Member) The Commissioners Quay Inn

The Commissioners Quay is looking to recruit a Commis Chef to join their team, Acknowledging and welcoming guests on arriving at The Inn. In line with current guidelines, seating guests at appropriately designated tables. Taking orders for food and offering refreshments.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Min. 30 hours – including weekends and evenings

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities and duties you will learn include:

  • Acknowledging and welcoming guests on arriving at The Inn
  • In line with current guidelines, seating guests at appropriately designated tables
  • Providing information on menu availability
  • Taking orders for food and offering refreshments
  • If requested, knowing the menu items and providing advice
  • Advising on payment methods and taking payment
  • Clearing and cleaning tables in line with current guidance
  • Setting tables ready for next customers
  • Continuously monitoring the service area at all times to ensure clear, clean and tidy

Working as part of a team to provide an efficient, friendly but professional service

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Recognising good customer service and implementing it
  • Able to work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Very smart and clean appearance requiring very good personal hygiene
  • Respectful yet friendly and approachable

Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade A-D / 3-9 in maths and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Progression to level 3, Full time employment.

Things to consider

Due to the industry, busy times are weekends and evenings so please be aware this will be within the expected working hours. This apprenticeship is delivered solely in the workplace.

As you will be working in a hospitality role, you will be on your feet for a large portion of your shift and will encounter very busy times. 

About the employer

Taking pole position on Blyth’s historic quay area, step inside The Commissioners Quay Inn for fantastic home-made food, a wide range of drinks, fabulous accommodation and a very warm welcome every time. The jewel in the crown of Blyth’s impressive harbour development, The Commissioners Quay Inn makes the most of every inch of its water’s edge location. Overlooking the River Blyth and out towards the sea, this vibrant and welcoming pub with rooms has all day, every day laid-back dining, delicious drinks and 40 contemporary en-suite bedrooms.


The Commissioners Quay Inn


Commissioners Quay

Quay Road


NE24 3AF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northumberland College

Level 2 Standard 

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

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