Kitchen Assistant The Lamb Inn

Do you have a passion for cooking? Are you looking for the opportunity to progress your career within a well established kitchen? Then this may be the Apprenticeship for you!

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Closing date: 14 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    40 hours per week – Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Lamb Inn is looking for a Kitchen Assistant to join their friendly team.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Health and safety
  • Preparing meat
  • Preparing fish
  • Preparing vegetables
  • Knowledge of dietary requirements
  • General housekeeping
  • Food hygiene

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Reliability
  • Confidence
  • Punctuality
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • A passion to learn new skills

Personal qualities

  • An interest in cookery
  • Reliability
  • Punctuality
  • Good time management
  • Works well under pressure

Qualifications required

Not applicable – but experience within a kitchen preferable

Future prospects

Once completing the level 2 Professional Cookery Apprenticeship, you could be given the opportunity to stay on and progress onto further qualifications whilst working as a qualified Kitchen Assistant alongside the Chef.

Things to consider

The Lamb Inn is situated in the High Peak area which does not have regular bus routes. Please look into the commute and ensure you can reach the setting before applying. From the 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their 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.

About the employer

Are you looking for a great country pub to enjoy real ales and good food in the Peak District? If you are, then The Lamb Inn is the only public house to visit. Our wide range of fine food and wines is the talk of the town and we are proud to welcome customers from all around the region who are looking to try our quality food and ales. The Lamb Inn is proud to enjoy an excellent reputation throughout the region. This is down to our first class service and our affordable pricing. We only use the best ingredients sourced locally for a greater taste and to support our local farmers. When you're looking to try good food in the Peak District, our pub is the place to visit. Our experienced chefs are well regarded in the region and our wide selection of food and drink is bound to get you coming back for more. The Lamb Inn is the oldest pub in Chinley it was built in the 18th century and has been open for hundreds of years as a coaching inn. Our location in the heart of the Peak District means we are the ideal place to visit when you want to try fine foods and wines in Derbyshire and the High Peak.


The Lamb Inn


Hayfield Road


High Peak

SK23 6AL

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Training provider

Full Apprenticeship Training Level 2 and then Level 3 will be provided by Interserve.  All training done on site at work, no day release. You will also be working towards a technical certificate, ERR (employer rights and responsibilities and functional skills in maths and English if not already achieved.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by esg


Kerry Murphy

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Closing date: 14 Sep 2017