Hospitality Assistant Apprentice The Good Earth

This vacancy would suit someone who has the desire to run their own business. The role is varied, cooking wholesome, fresh food, baking cakes/bread and making great artisan coffee.

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Saturday 8.45 to 5.00pm( Minimum of 30 hrs)

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are a small business looking for a highly motivated Apprentice to join our friendly team. We are a lunchtime establishment and each day we cook a new fresh menu. We have 5 main sections in the kitchen, so there will be lots to learn and plenty of room for new and exciting ideas too! During our busy lunch time, this role also involves:

  • Serving customers.
  • Clearing tables.
  • The usual cleaning/clearing involved in a busy kitchen.


The kitchen is a very fast paced environment so the candidate must have an excellent work ethic and be able to work well under pressure.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Some basic experience of cooking and working with food is desirable.

Personal qualities

  • Team Player
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Strong work ethic
  • Motivated
  • Outgoing
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications required

GCSE A*-C (or equivalent) in Maths and English. Functional Skills in the relevant core subject will be provided if you do not currently have this.

Future prospects

On completion of a successful Apprenticeship programme, there will be an opportunity to take on a full time role within the company.

Things to consider

There will be taught sessions once a week at Strode College in Street, Somerset. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit:

About the employer

The Good Earth is a vegetarian restaurant just off the High Street in the beautiful cathedral city of Wells.


The Good Earth


Priory Road



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Training provider

  • Level 2 Hospitality.
  • ERR.
  • Functional Skills if necessary.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Strode College

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017