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Bar and Waiting Apprentice The Peacock

Chef & Brewer are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and confident applicant to join their team as a Bar and Waiting Apprentice. Applicants MUST BE willing to work evenings and weekends and have a passion for customer service!

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

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £138.60 to £267.30

    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

    Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    65 weeks

  • Possible start date

    07 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001752087

  • Positions

    1 available

The Chef & Brewer Collection brings together 141 beautiful, cosy country-style pubs, based in England and Wales, where everyone feels instantly at home. We take great pleasure in creating seriously good pub food and expertly curated drinks served by our friendly, knowledgeable team. At Chef & Brewer we're all about classic country pubs with the most welcoming environment. Visiting is never hard work or stressful -- our menus, service and atmosphere are all designed to deliver an irresistible, no hassle and simple experience.

Our award-winning apprenticeship programme has been specifically designed to promote development along the Greene King Career Pathway where you will gain a nationally recognised qualification. You will be employed by Greene King from day one with the scheme providing opportunity to achieve an Apprenticeship through a 12-15-month training programme. Upon completion you will have the opportunity to progress to the next level. The career pathway starts at Level 2 and goes up to Level 7 and all of our apprenticeships are designed to match roles in the licensed hospitality sector.

As an Apprentice in Bar & Waiting you don't need to have experience as we'll teach you everything you need... All you need is a warm and friendly personality, willingness to learn and a genuine love for what you do.

It's our people that make our pubs special and we think the best hospitality comes from people who can be themselves and show customers their personality.

Responsibilities included in this role:

  • Maintenance of a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
  • Working effectively as part of a hospitality team
  • Serve food at the table
  • Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • Serve alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Keep up to date with new products, menus and promotions
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures and licensing laws
  • Be involved and contribute at all team meetings
  • Carry out instructions as given by management and head office

Benefits:

  • 33% staff discount at Greene King managed pubs
  • Friends and Family discount at Greene King managed pubs
  • Discounts off high-street retail brands
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enrolment into the company pension scheme (if eligible)
  • Access to Wagestream - providing a variety of financial tools to support money management
  • Up to 28 days holiday

What your apprenticeship includes

  • A mixture of face to face and skype/phone catch ups every 4 - 6 weeks
  • A mixture of on and off the job training, including workshops and webinars
  • Reviews every 12 weeks with the Apprentice, Line Manager and Lifetime Trainer
  • Feedback sessions to discuss progress
  • Obtain Functional Skills in English and maths (if you don't already have GCSE)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Pride in delivering excellent customer service 
  • Good teamwork ethic 
  • Strong communication skills 

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about developing your skills in the hospitality sector 
  • A willingness and desire to learn 
  • A smart and tidy appearance 
  • Tact and diplomacy for dealing with demanding customers 
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene  
  • A flexibility to work weekends and evenings
  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment 
  • Organised multitasker  
  • Creativity and imagination for food presentation

Desired qualifications

No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

Ongoing training and development.

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.


About the employer

Greene King Locals are looking for an individual with a relentless passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, to join their team as an Apprentice chef!

Employer

The Peacock

Address

Icknield Street

Birmingham

B38 0EH

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Contact

recruitment@lifetimetraining.co.uk

  • Bar and Waiting Apprentice Level 2
  • Functional Skills in maths and English

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Nov 2021