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Apprentice Hospitality Supervisor Alexandra Hotel

The Alexandra and Fairhaven Hotel are looking to recruit an Apprentice Hospitality Supervisor for their award winning hotels, which are situated in the heart of Weymouth. As it is within a family run business, the job could involve working within any of the following departments: Reception, food and beverage including bar and housekeeping.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £220.00

  • Working week

    Shifts may comprise of Monday to Sunday working. Times TBD.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001824598

  • Positions

    1 available

The Alexandra and Fairhaven Hotel are looking to recruit a Hospitality Supervisor at their Hotel based in the heart of Weymouth. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in developing a longstanding career in Hospitality and at the same time will naturally be polite, hardworking and able to use their own initiative. 

As this is a front facing position, a smart and friendly appearance is essential. 

Having said that it is within a family run business with limited staff so the job could involve working within any of the departments:

These duties could be:

  • Basic reception duties
  • Dealing with customers in the reception
  • Helping with the breakfast service
  • Serving drinks in the bar (age dependant)
  • Serving soft drinks
  • Housekeeping duties

The ideal candidate needs to be flexible, hardworking and able to switch priorities as and when required.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Polite, able to work under own initiative and hard working.

Personal qualities

Reliable, smart appearance and willing to switch priories as required. 

Desired qualifications

Maths and English GCSE or equivalent grade 4/C and above would be good but again not essential.

(Functional skills classes will need to be attended for GCSE grade 3 and lower)

Future prospects

Prospect of progression to a higher level apprenticeship qualification and to progress within the business. Prospect of a permanent position for the right candidate on completion of the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

From 1st April 2022, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £4.81 per hour.  This rises annually as set by government. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of an Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Working Week: Dates and times to be confirmed at interview.

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applicants have been received.

NOTE: If your application is successful, you must attend an initial interview with Weymouth College before your details are put forward to this employer. This will be arranged by an invitation from Weymouth College. This is not an interview for the job.


About the employer

The Alexandra and Fairhaven Hotels are a family run business in the heart of Weymouth and comprises of two hotels. The Alexandra Hotel has 19 Rooms and the Fairhaven Hotel has 45 rooms and is being refurbished ready for early next year.

Their philosophy is key to this transformation. We believe in good old fashioned hospitality, as encapsulated in our purpose “Exceptional service everytime”.

They are passionate about caring for our guests, each other, our community and the environment. We work with award winning local producers, sourcing locally where possible. 

 

Employer

Alexandra Hotel

Address

27-28

The Esplanade

Weymouth

DT4 8DN

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Training

Training provider

WEYMOUTH COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Weymouth College

Contact

Steve Dorman sdorman@hotmail.com

Formal training to be provided by Weymouth College, with informal on the job training to be provided by the employer

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality supervisor

Level 3 (A level)


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