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Apprentice Chef Hillcroft Ltd

As an apprentice chef you will be part of an amazing team delivering personalised menu plans and catering support for special events and functions at the home, within the constraints of budget

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

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A quality kitchen experience has positive benefits on the physical and mental wellbeing of our residents and so you will learn:

  • Day to day management of the main kitchen
  • Preparation of all meals as laid out in the menus diet sheets
  • Carry out the ordering of food and other goods and the implementation and control mechanisms of the stock ordering system
  • Record keeping as stated in the Food Hygiene Manual
  • Cook and oversee preparation of all foods. All products used are fresh and organic, using whole foods where possible, with a strong emphasis on healthy eating. A good awareness of food intolerances and specialist dietary needs is essential.
  • Ensuring that the hygiene standards within the kitchen meet local environmental health department requirements
  • Ensuring that the policies set out in the Food Hygiene Manual are adhered to
  • Ensure the wellbeing and safekeeping of all kitchen equipment and utensils
  • Take responsibility for the reporting of any maintenance requirements and faults using correct procedures
  • Knowledge of C.O.S.H.H regulations and the whereabouts of all C.O.S.H.H data / information sheets
  • Comply with group organisational standards, policies and procedures
  • Report any defects, damage, theft, breakages or hazards
  • Attend fire evacuation and instruction sessions twice a year
  • Respect the confidentiality and individuality of service users

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good practical skills

Personal qualities

  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Ambitious
  • Hard working
  • Team player

Desired qualifications

4 GCSEs at grades A*-D/9-3 (or equivalent) including maths and English.

Candidates who have not attended an Apprenticeship Interview at LMC prior to Interview must achieve at least a Level 1 on the Initial Assessment to be complete prior to enrolment. 

Future prospects

Continued role within company upon completion of this apprenticeship.

Things to consider

What We Offer:

  • Excellent training and progression opportunities
  • Recognition schemes
  • Free Uniform
  • Free DBS

About the employer

We are dedicated to honouring the dignity of our residents whilst ensuring that each individual is treated with the warmth and respect they deserve.


Hillcroft Ltd


Hillcroft Nursing Home

North Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lancaster & Morecambe College


Employer Engagement 01524521483

  •  Chef production cooking level 2
  • Relevant training will be provided through Lancaster & Morecambe College in order to successfully complete the apprenticeship programme, subject to attending an apprenticeship preparation training session here at Lancaster & Morecambe College. Functional Skills may be required

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: 11 Oct 2022