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Apprentice Production Chef CENTER PARCS LIMITED

Do you have an interest in cooking, like the idea of working in a busy kitchen and have a desire to learn and gain a recognised qualification while you earn This is a great ground-floor opportunity for any aspiring chef to join one of our friendly kitchen teams as a Kitchen Assistant, whilst undertaking a Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £334.13

  • Working week

    37.5 Hours Per Week, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001724180

  • Positions

    4 available

As a production chef you will work as a valuable member of the team in a variety of kitchen environments, working with centrally developed standardised menus, producing high quality food in high volumes whilst maintaining excellent standards.

During your first 12 – 18 months you will blend learning activities into your normal working hours to enable you to grow your food knowledge, to deliver a great food product to our guests and to achieve the Production Chef qualification.

You will be given all the help and support you need to succeed; you’ll receive full training and will be supported by your Manager and ‘HIT’ – our Hospitality Industry Training provider.

Your duties will include:

  • The preparation, cooking and presentation of food to menu specifications
  • Learning about stock control, portion control and food wastage
  • Understanding dietary requirements
  • How to use specialist kitchen equipment safely and correctly
  • Keeping a safe and hygienic working environment
  • Keeping the kitchen clean, tidy and organised

HOURS OF WORK
You be working straight shifts and covering approximately 37.5 hours per week on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive your contracted hours each period and ahead of time.

Center Parcs is open 365 days a year so you will be required to work a mixture of shifts, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis.

This is a permanent position during which an apprenticeship programme will be delivered.
On completion of the programme you can continue to grow and develop in your role as a production chef or through further Chef Development and Manager programmes.

ABOUT THE BENEFITS
Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • Access to Perks at Work Portal - offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team orientated
  • Ability to work independently towards a shared goal
  • Attention to detail
  • Good time management
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and listening

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn, coachable
  • Adaptable
  • Sociable and personable
  • Punctual

Desired qualifications

No previous experience is required, as full training and support will be given.

Future prospects

This is a permanent position, future opportunities could include working across different units or progressing to a Line Cook level role.


About the employer

Welcome to Center Parcs -the number one choice for short break holidays, employing a team of over 9000 across six separate villages located in the UK and island. We offer a diverse range of career opportunities and have a positive commitment to promote from within the company

Employer

CENTER PARCS LIMITED

Address

Elveden Forest

Warren Wood

Thetford

IP24 3TR

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Training

Training provider

HIT TRAINING LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd

Contact

David Parkes 023 9298 1725 David.Parkes@hittraining.co.uk

Level 2 Production Chef. All Modules covered in line with Production Chef qualification. Maths and English function skills if required.

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2022