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Level 2 Production Chef Apprentice Center Parcs Oasis Whinfell Forest

Do you have an interest in cooking, like the idea of working in a busy kitchen and have a desire to learn and gain a recognised qualification while you earn 8.91 per hour?

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

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £334.13

  • Working week

    37.5 Hours Per Week. Shifts TBA.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001813237

  • Positions

    7 available

This is a great ground-floor opportunity for any aspiring chef to join one of our friendly kitchen teams as a Kitchen Assistant, whilst undertaking a Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship qualification.
As a production chef you will work as a valuable member of the team in a variety of kitchen environments, working with centrally developed standardised menus, producing high quality food in high volumes whilst maintaining excellent standards. 

During your first 12 – 18 months you will blend learning activities into your normal working hours to enable you to grow your food knowledge, to deliver a great food product to our guests and to achieve the Production Chef qualification

You will be given all the help and support you need to succeed; you’ll receive full training and will be supported by your Manager and ‘HIT’ – our Hospitality Industry Training provider.

Your duties will include:

  • The preparation, cooking and presentation of food to menu specifications
  • Learning about stock control, portion control and food wastage
  • Understanding dietary requirements
  • How to use specialist kitchen equipment safely and correctly
  • Keeping a safe and hygienic working environment
  • Keeping the kitchen clean, tidy and organised 

Hours of work:

You be working straight shifts and covering approximately 37.5 hours per week on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive your contracted hours each period and ahead of time.

Center Parcs is open 365 days a year so you will be required to work a mixture of shifts, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis.

This is a permanent position during which an apprenticeship programme will be delivered.
On completion of the programme you can continue to grow and develop in your role as a production chef or through further Chef Development and Manager programmes.

About the benefits
Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • Access to Perks at Work Portal - offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters

Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Good time management
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and listening
  • Punctuality 
     

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn coachable
  • Adaptable
  • Aociable and personable Team orientated ability to work independently towards a shared goal

Desired qualifications

No previous experience is required, as full training and support will be given.

Future prospects

This is a permanent position, future opportunities could include working across different units or progressing to a Line Cook level role.

 


About the employer

Around each Center Parcs village, the Food and Beverage department employs around 350 team members across nine different restaurants, cafés and bars, as well as a production kitchen. There’s also a further five concessionary units including well-known brands such as Bella Italia and Café Rouge. From American grills to authentic Indian cuisine, or for those wanting a relaxing drink after a busy day, there’s something to suit all appetites at Center Parcs.

Employer

Center Parcs Oasis Whinfell Forest

Address

Penrith

CA10 2DW

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Training

Training provider

HIT TRAINING LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd

Contact

Zoe Lawrence 02392981727 zoe.lawrence@hittraining.co.uk

  • All Modules covered in line with Level 2 Production chef qualification
  • Maths and English function skils if required

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jun 2022