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Assistant Manager Apprentice, Southend-on-Sea ASK Italian

If you’re interested in serving our customers with style, this could be the start of something special. Were on the lookout for people with drive, personality, ambition, potential and plenty of spirit does this sound like you? We could give you an amazing Italian Education and support you through an award-winning career development programme.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £271.50

  • Working week

    Shifts TBD.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001813479

  • Positions

    1 available

The starting rate of pay is up to £9.05 depending on your age (we don’t use apprentice rates of pay!) plus tips and benefits. We offer a bespoke level 3 apprenticeship programme to launch your career with ASK Italian. We will teach you all about our business with the opportunity to gain a Assistant Manager Role! Our CEO started out as a Team Member – where will your career take you?
Your duties will include:

  • Making sure the restaurant is fully set for service in line with cleaning, audit and brand standards
  • Demonstrating a passion for people, great service, and amazing food
  • Working in a team with our back of house staff
  • Effective and professional handling of any guest complaint
  • Ensuring orders are taken promptly and queries dealt with, assessing customers' needs and preferences and being able to make appropriate recommendations
  • Display confidence and strong menu knowledge
  • Anticipating guests needs to ensure they never have to ask for anything!

As a Team Member we’ll give you:

  • Full training into role and great opportunities for career development, including a fully accredited and industry recognised Level 3 Apprenticeship Certificate as a Hospitality Supervisor
  • Fantastic hourly rate, in line with our restaurant roles every step of the way, with a share of the tips on top
  • 50% discount at ASK Italian and Zizzi restaurants (including drinks!)
  • Free meals on shift with a heavily discounted menu range too
  • New uniform provided, including shoes
  • 28 days paid holiday, pro rata
  • ASK Italian are closed on Christmas day, meaning you’ll be able to spend Christmas exactly as you choose
  • Access to wages earned through Wagestream
  • Well-being and GP support for yourself and your family
  • Discounts on loads of lifestyle brands including Cinema and Travel

You’ll be part of a great team, creating and enjoying fantastic experiences and making friends for life!


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Have a huge passion for our Italian food, with the desire to learn and deliver our fabulous menu.
Work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment with an eye for detail and a drive for excellent standards.

Personal qualities

The key to our success is the ASK Factor – meaning we are confident, engaging and we love to be a bit cheeky. Sound familiar…? So come join us and be a part of our family!

Desired qualifications

Level 2/GCSE (or equivalent) grade C/4 or above in English & maths preferred, but we can help you achieve this too.

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship course, you’ll continue at ASK Italian full time in your role. Going forward, you can follow our career path to become an Assistant Manager and beyond! With our amazing training, including our Italian Education and our award-winning development programme, we’re a fantastic place to keep growing.


About the employer

At ASK Italian our mission is simple, we want people to do more than eat Italian food, we want them to eat like an Italian – to enjoy the entire experience, escaping from the day to day, connecting with friends and family and of course enjoying great Italian food. Our ASK Italian Apprenticeship Programme will support you in your journey to climb that first rung of the management ladder and become a future leader in our business. Open to both Front of House Team Members and Chefs you will achieve a Nationally Recognised Level 3 Apprenticeship certificate as either a Hospitality Supervisor or Senior Production Chef, taking you through to an Assistant Manager or Sous Chef role with us. Like many things in life, good things start with a great conversation, so if this is something that excites you, please get in touch with us.

Employer

ASK Italian

Address

7

The Broadway, London Road

Southend-On-Sea

SS1 1TJ

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Training

Training provider

HIT TRAINING LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd

Contact

Jess Fisher 02392981729 jess.fisher@hittraining.co.uk

  • Level 3 Hospitality Supervisor
  • Level 2 Functional skills (if applicable)

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality supervisor

Level 3 (A level)


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: 30 Jun 2022