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Apprentice Chef College Oak

Greene King are looking for an individual with a relentless passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, to join their team as an Apprentice Chef! 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: 08 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £196.80 - £267.30

  • Working week

    Shifts TBD.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    65 weeks

  • Possible start date

    15 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001785927

  • Positions

    2 available

As an Apprentice Chef you don't need to have tons of experience in a kitchen, though it can help. We'll teach you everything you need... All you need is a willingness to learn, a genuine love for all things food and the passion to create amazing dishes.

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.

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 Chef you don't need to have tons of experience in a kitchen, though it can help. We'll teach you everything you need... All you need is a willingness to learn, a genuine love for all things food and the passion to create amazing dishes.

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:

  • Prepare, cook and present food to company specification
  • Keep kitchen clean, tidy and hygienic at all times
  • Work safely around kitchen equipment and monitor and deal with any maintenance issues
  • 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

None! We are just looking for someone with a passion for hospitality!

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about developing your skills in the hospitality sector
  • A willingness and desire to learn
  • A smart and tidy appearance
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • A flexibility to work weekends and evenings

Desired qualifications

No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

Ongoing training and development. With the opportunity to progress on the Greene King career pathway with access to 30 Apprenticeships, ranging from Level 2 to Level 7.

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 is the country's leading pub retailer and brewer, running over 3,100 pubs, restaurants and hotels across England, Wales and Scotland.

Employer

College Oak

Address

Peachcroft Road

Abingdon

OX14 2SB

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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

  • Production Chef L2 Apprenticeship
  • Functional skills in maths and English

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Feb 2022