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Hospitality Apprentice (APP 344) Meandering Bear Ltd

The work involves working within a small team for an independent town centre bar that attracts discerning customers who appreciate the quality of service and products that we offer.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    37 hours a week including weekend working.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The post does include working weekends. Whilst the majority of work is in drink preparation behind the bar there is an expectation that the post holder will also carry out food prep work.The job role will include :

  • Greeting Customers
  • Taking customer orders
  • Drink preparation including cocktail making 
  • Cellar work including changing barrels and beer gas
  • Drink preparation
  • Using the till
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Stock Control
  • Admin
  • Taking deliveries

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • A team player
  • Literate & numerate
  • Capable of using initiative & making decisions

Personal qualities

  • Personable, must be able to get along with people
  • Friendly, approachable and able to hold a conversation
  • Passion about providing good customer service.

Desired qualifications

A-C 9-5 grades in maths and English.

Future prospects

To be discussed on completion of apprenticeship.

About the employer

Meandering Bear is a new proudly independent bar which opened in Halifax in September 2019 . It’s from Michael & Jess, the folks behind the award winning Grayston Unity and long time friend Andrew Murphy,

The bar is located close to the Piece Hall/Square Chapel & Westgate Arcade. It offers a great range of cask & keg ales & lagers, cocktails and spirits. Food too with meat/cheese boards, toasted sandwiches and generally food to go with drinks in an informal setting. The vast majority of our suppliers are from Calderdale so local produce is often be used. That’s important to us as we believe completely in the idea of spending locally helps the local community survive and grow.


Meandering Bear Ltd


21-23 Union Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Calderdale College


Madeline Oxby 07974 587 441

Working towards a level 2 Hospitality Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

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