Apprentice Chef Astley Bank Hotel & Conference Centre

Main duties include working alongside Chef(s) learning practical cookery/food preparation skills.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.50

    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    37 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001180608

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Main duties include working alongside Chef(s) learning practical cookery/food preparation skills. You will work using safe and hygienic working practices.
  • The Apprentice Chef will be trained how to use knives, work to multiple food checks, prepare dishes according to our menu, organisation of work area, work to Environmental Health and Safety standards. 
  • The ideal candidate should be able to work in a team, use their own initiative and be proactive and confident in their approach to work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Flexible approach to work
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure and multi task
  • Good organisational skills
  • Punctual and reliable

Personal qualities

  • Clean
  • Tidy appearance
  • Trustworthy
  • Honest
  • Team player

Qualifications required

  • Maths & English GCSE or equivalent preferred but MUST have the ability to undertake an initial assessment

Future prospects

To develop and grow with this company, could lead to pay increase and promotion.

Things to consider

30-37 hours per week on a rota basis. Includes evenings, split shifts and/or weekends if required.

About the employer

The Astley Bank Hotel and Conference Centre is located in Darwen with Blackburn and has been in operation since 1997. In that time it has gained a reputation as one of the premier hotels and conference centres in the North West and has won the Lancashire Life award for Hotel of the Year.

Employer

Astley Bank Hotel & Conference Centre

Address

Lynton

Astley Bank

Darwen

BB3 2QB

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Training provider

  • All aspects of N.V.Q. Level 2  Catering and Professional Chefs will be trained in the workplace and assessed either in the workplace or one day release at College.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

BLACKBURN COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College

Contact

Paul Maguire 01254 292262 paul.maguire@blackburn.ac.uk


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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017