Apprentice Assistant Fishmonger / Fish Smoker SECRET SMOKEHOUSE LIMITED
The assistant fishmonger will work in a small team in a new and expanding smokehouse supplying Michelin Star chefs & restaurant.
Closing date: 30 Aug 2017
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
14 Sep 2017
06 Apr 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
The assistant fishmonger will work in a small team in a new and expanding smokehouse supplying Michelin Star chefs & restaurants, with lots of prospects to gain skills and knowledge as part of their fish and shellfish intermediate apprenticeship as and when appropriate.
As an Assistant Fishmonger you will be able to take in deliveries of fish and from suppliers, prepare the fish for curing and help to sell to customers out the front of the smokehouse on a Saturday or at a farmers market [Saturday].
A good knowledge of the range of smoked fish sold by the business will become second nature to you as you work through your apprenticeship programme. You will also learn how to handle and prepare fish and deal with customer enquiries, clean and maintain hygiene (to HACCP and EC number level) and contribute to the success of this small, modern business.
You will be fully trained in all aspects of your job role and there will be some flexibility within your apprenticeship to tailor your programme. You will work closely with the head smokers (owner of the business) to learn the meticulous process of smoking fish at this level.
As part of an intermediate apprenticeship you will also achieve qualifications in English and Maths.
Requirements and prospects
- The assistant must have excellent knife filleting skills (previous filleting history / role as blocks man)
- Able to communicate with different sectors of the public
- Work in a small team and possess the potential to acquire a new set of skills
- Good time keeping, pleasant manners and approachable
- Clean, tidy and hygienic.
- Be able to work in a small team
- Prepared to handle and work with raw fish and shellfish
Preferably a minimum of GCSE English & Mathematics grade A*-C and above or equivalent.
Things to consider
About the employer
- Diploma in Proficiency in Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills Level 2
- Functional Skills (English and Mathematics) Level 1
Food and Drink
STRIVE TRAINING (LONDON) LIMITED
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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017