Apprentice Chef Gibbon Bridge Hotel

Training will be in all areas of the kitchen/food preparation and larder and the successful applicant will work as part of a team to maintain a high standard of hygiene and safety.

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Closing date: 10 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    40 hours per week on a rota basis

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties include working alongside Chef/s learning practical cookery/food preparation skills, following safe and hygienic working practices.

The Apprentice Chef will be trained how to use knives, work to multiple food checks, prepare dishes according to our menu, organise their work area and work to Environmental Health and Safety standards.  

The ideal candidate should be able to work in a team, use their own initiative and be proactive and confident in their approach to work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure and multi task
  • Good organisational skills
  • Punctual and reliable

Personal qualities

  • Clean, tidy appearance
  • Trustworthy
  • Honest
  • Team player
  • A flexible approach to work

Qualifications required

Maths & English GCSE A*-C (or equivalent) preferred but MUST have the ability to undertake an initial assessment.


Future prospects

To develop and grow with this company Could lead to pay increase and promotion

Things to consider

This role includes weekend work/flexible hours on a rota basis. Applicant must be willing to work split shifts (if required). Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

The Gibbon Bridge Hotel is a luxurious hotel situated in the beautiful Forest of Bowland and offers fine dining at its best. The restaurant is open daily but, if you are looking for somewhere to dine privately, there are several options available to you. There is the new contemporary Orangery adjoining the terrace allowing the outside in, or the Cavalier Lounge with its open fire, comfy chairs and dining for upto 30 guests. Or for something a little bit different we offer Al fresco parties with your own personal chef.


Gibbon Bridge Hotel


Green Lane




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Training provider

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship – Level 2 Professional Cookery
  • Functional Skills in Maths & English if required

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College


Paul Maguire 01254 292262

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Closing date: 10 Nov 2017