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Apprentice Chef The Village Bakery (Melmerby)

Assisting with the day to day running of the cafe, shop and bakery. Looking for someone to start immediately.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    5 days out of 7, one day at college. Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working together as a team
  • Daily prep
  • Fresh scones
  • Baking the bread
  • Baking cakes for the cabinet
  • Making fresh pies & quiches
  • Daily salad prep
  • Assisting in the cooking of the breakfast and lunch menu
  • General cleaning of the Kitchen on a daily basis & orders

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Professional
  • Flexible with rotas
  • Punctual
  • Polite
  • Work as part of a team

Desired qualifications

None required.

Future prospects

Move on to a higher course, or full-time employment.

About the employer

The Old Village Bakery is located in the village of Melmerby, only a short walk away from Melmerby Hall, Stag Cottage and Kirkbride Hall. The cafe is open daily and serves delicious breakfasts, lunches, coffees, homemade bread and cakes and has a lovely ladies fashion, interior and gift shop upstairs called ‘Hollberrie‘ which is definitely worth a visit to support local independent retailing! You can also buy fresh bread, cakes and scones, coffee and other locally sourced and produced foods.


The Village Bakery (Melmerby)


The Village Bakery


CA10 1HE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kendal College


Angela Harvey 01768 881811

Level 2 Production Chef apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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