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Apprentice Kitchen Assistant Minerva Hotel

An all-round experience as a Apprentice Kitchen Assistant working in a busy kitchen producing over 1400 meals each week. You will learn all aspects of the kitchen duties and hospitality industry. Based in this traditional establishment in a prime location in Hull.

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    5 days out of 7, rota basis, days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As with all roles of this type, you will begin with learning the basics of the kitchen, including veg prep. As you progress, your role will become more varied and you will undertake:

  • Further cooking duties, with a view to being able to produce the full menu on completion of your apprenticeship
  • Working to food safety standards
  • Food preparation
  • Dishwashing and keeping your work areas clean, safe, and tidy are everyone's responsibility in the kitchen
  • Take part in stock checks and orders/deliveries.
  • Communicating with front of house staff to ensure all orders are made accurately and in a timely manner, to ensure good customer satisfaction

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Full training will be given, no experience necessary, however a genuine interest and motivation to work in the hospitality industry is essential.

  • Excellent timekeeping skills

Personal qualities

  • Strong work ethic, must be reliable and have 
  • Desire to work in a fast paced environment
  • Able to work as part of a team and use initiative when needed
  • Listen to instruction and following given tasks within required timescales
  • Willingness to learn and take instruction
  • Able to follow instruction
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to remain calm when faced with deadlines

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English are desirable.

Future prospects

Long term future progression for candidates on successful completion to the apprenticeship programme, working in a prime and popular location on the Hull Marina!

Things to consider

This is a fast based hospitality industry. The shift rotas are 5 days out of 7 and will include evening, weekend and bank holiday work. 

Sandwich and chips will be provided during break when shifts exceed 6 hours.

Please Note:

Whilst you will be allowed appropriate breaks, these must be taken at a convenient time. With this in mind, you must have a flexible approach to working hours. You may be active for long periods of time & weather/working conditions may vary throughout the year.

The work can, at times be very fast-paced and demanding. The successful applicant must be able to manage/cope with working in this type of environment.

Please check your travel abilities to get to Hornsea.

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About the employer

Minerva Hotel is one of Hull's iconic pubs, steeped in maritime history. With an unbeatable location on the river front overlooking Hull Marina & The Deep. Featuring the smallest pub room in Britain.

Come & join us for a spot of lunch or an evening meal, choose from our new menu, packed full of homemade favorites.  Our specialty is our Homemade steak pie and of course beer battered fish and chips.

We are proud of our cask ales with Tetleys cask always available, and up-to 5 more cask ales always on. And a great selection of fine wines, spirits and continental beers. And now home to Yorkshire lager.


Minerva Hotel


Nelson Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by YH TRAINING SERVICES LIMITED


Sophie Ness

Level 2 Hospitality Team Member apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Functional Skills in maths and English (where required)
  • Food Hygiene Technical Certificate
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

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