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KFC are offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join their team as an apprentice. If you fancy taking on the challenge and joining a global brand, read on to discover what it takes to become a part of the KFC team!

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Closing date: 20 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £196.80 - £263.60

  • Working week

    Minimum 30 hours shift work, exact days and hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001762935

  • Positions

    2 available

But first…A warm southern WELCOME to Kentucky Fried Chicken.

Our purpose as an employer is to empower our people to find their own secret recipe in life too.

WHAT THE WE CAN OFFER YOU:

We promise to create a work environment where you can feel part of the Colonel’s family, a place where you can:

  • Be Your Best Self: Learn and grow through on the job training. The Colonel’s Apprenticeship programme and other education & career opportunities
  • Make a Difference: We encourage our teams to run great restaurants as if you own it, you’re empowered to make a difference for our guests every day
  • Have Fun: We celebrate and recognise each other for achievements (big and small) and have fun while we’re at it. A heartfelt thank you means a lot

MORE ABOUT THE ROLE:

As a Team Member you will be a brand ambassador, wearing the ‘swag’ with pride while channelling some authentic Southern Hospitality charm.

Your daily duties will include:

  • Teamwork - the ‘not-so’ secret to success is teamwork. Happy teams deliver the very best customer service that our guests deserve. Each day you will be your teammates wing man or woman, get stuck in, and live our people promise of being our Best Self, making a Difference and having Fun
  • Hospitality & service - often the 1st point of contact; we’d expect you to welcome our guests with a genuine warmth, and southern hospitality smile, ensuring they’re served our world-famous chicken in line with KFC’s high brand standard.  You will also be responsible for order accuracy guaranteeing our guests get the products they have chosen…even right down to the dips. Our guests are our family and we never want to disappoint them
  • It’s not too hot to handle - its fast, it’s fun and it all goes down in the middle of the house. You’ll be ‘rocking out’ cooking our skin-on-fries, hash and popcorn or whipping up our burgers, wraps sides and salads…all the while keeping the equipment areas clean, tidy & topped up in line with Health & Food safety procedures
  • The heart of the kitchen - the Cook has great responsibility. It’s the big daddy of a role and it’s not for everyone. We know this. It’s hot and it takes some grit, but we’d argue it is the most rewarding
  • You will be responsible for hand preparing and cooking our world-famous chicken to the highest gold standard ensuring it meets our guests’ (& yours) finger lickin’ good expectations. We may not change lives, but we may feed those that do

Benefits:

  • Free staff meals
  • 25% staff discount
  • Career progression
  • Education development through to degree level
  • Potential bonus earnings for performance
  • Flexible shifts

Wage:

  • 16-20 £6.56
  • 21-22: £8.36
  • 23+ £8.91

At KFC, you will be working towards a Hospitality Team Member- Food Production Level 2 Apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We believe in valuing people for their potential, so no experience necessary, we’ll coach you what you need to know. It’s our thing.  All we need is someone who lives The Colonel’s Values and genuinely cares about making a difference that people can feel.

Personal qualities

At KFC, you will need to be driven to succeed and determined to progress and develop within your role.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Passion
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A flexible approach to work hours and shifts
  • Integrity
  • Generosity
  • Determination

Desired qualifications

No qualifications are required for this role.

Future prospects

Potential for ongoing training and development following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

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

Our world-famous chicken restaurant brand all started with one cook, Colonel Harland Sanders, who created a finger lickin’ good recipe more than 75 years ago, a list of secret herbs and spices scratched out on the back of the door to his kitchen. He started travelling by car to different restaurants and cooked his fried chicken on the spot for restaurant owners. He did this at the age of 65.  If the owner liked the chicken, they would enter into a handshake agreement to sell the Colonel’s chicken. Legend has it that Colonel Sanders heard 1009 “No’s” before he heard his first yes. The Colonel’s story still inspires us today. It reminds us how grit, perseverance, dedication and ambition along with hard work can create success; regardless of your age or where you come from. 

Employer

Kfc

Address

Teeside Park Drive

Stockton-On-Tees

TS17 7BQ

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

  • Hospitality Team Member - Food Production L2 Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in English and maths

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: 20 Dec 2021