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Food and Beverage / Team Member Apprentice The Top House

The Top House is pleased to offer an apprenticeship opportunity to a willing and motivated individual to join their team, with a view to becoming skilled and proficient within the industry.

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Closing date: 10 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Full details will be discussed by the employer at the point of interview in regard to typical hours and shift patterns. The earliest start time is 7.00am and the latest finish is 10.30pm. These hours will be reduced in accordance to the shift.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working as a member of the Front of House Team, you will be supporting the kitchen and bar area to ensure customers are happy and that they have a great experience.

Daily duties will include:

  • Food service
  • Drink Service
  • Cleaning
  • Health and Safety
  • Taking orders at the bar
  • Telephone queries, orders and bookings
  • Taking payments
  • Keeping work and public areas clean and tidy
  • Liaising with kitchen staff

You will be taught the above skills and more, under the direction of their supportive team. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confidence in communicating
  • Good organisational skills
  • Listening skills
  • Willing to learn

Personal qualities

Applicants are expected to be:

  • Willing to learn
  • Able to use their own initiative
  • Logical
  • Pro-active and curious
  • Punctual and diligent
  • Creative and dexterous
  • Able to work well within a team
  • Hold a good sense of humour

Desired qualifications

2 GCSEs or equivalent at grade A*- D 9 / 3 in English and mathematics are desirable.

If a C / 4 has not already been achieved, maths and English will be studied in block weeks.

Future prospects

There may well be the opportunity of a permanent position within the company.

Commitment to the job role is essential. 

Things to consider

£6.50 per hours is offered. This wage will naturally rise if additional hours are undertaken.

No two days will be the same, so adaptability is required.

The establishment is in a rural village location, so you will need access to reliable transport or to live locally. 

There may be flexibility regarding the start date of employment.

About the employer

Britain's Southernmost Inn.

Andy and Margaret Sutherland are delighted to welcome you to the Top House Inn in the fabulous Lizard Village. Our 200 year old Inn is situated in the heart of The Lizard Village and a few hundred yards from Lizard Point, mainland Britain’s most southerly location.

The Top House Inn is the hub of the village and as such is popular with the local community as well as the hundreds of thousands of visitors that come down to the Lizard every year.


The Top House


The Lizard


TR12 7NQ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cornwall College Business


Recruitment Team 01209 616269

  • As part of this apprenticeship, you will need to achieve the Level 2 Team Member qualification, before undertaking the final End Point Assessment
  • Assessor support will be provided in the workplace
  • College attendance at Cornwall College Camborne will be required one day per week
  • You will be required to undertake Functional Skills Level 2 in English and mathematics (if not already held)

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

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