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Apprentice Chef - Macclesfield Kids Allowed Ltd

A great opportunity to start your career within the chef world. Kids Allowed are looking for an Apprentice Chef for their Macclesfield site.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Role Purpose

To assist the Chef with the Kids Planet Food Management System and running of the nursery kitchen
To engage in all elements of your apprenticeship programme
Key areas:

Food hygiene and cleanliness
Food preparation and cooking
Control and management of food allergens and dietary requirements
Due diligence - evidencing controls by documenting everything you do
Working by Kids Planet company values and our Code of Ethics
Main duties will include:

Attend all internal training and work with the Chef in gaining the competencies outlined in the Food Management System Training Pack
Work with the Chef and Nursery manager in preparation of weekly menu's, catering for all children, taking account of any special dietary needs
Assist with the management if food allergens in the kitchen, helping to ensure controls are implemented
Assist with food preparation, cooking and serving at correct temperatures
Assist with maintaining adequate stores and food stuffs in appropriate storage conditions
Assist with food ordering and stocktaking
Assist with kitchen cleaning according to the kitchen cleaning schedule, including schedules for cleaning equipment and appliances
Assist with clearing away food and washing pots, including use of the dishwasher
Be vigilant as to your own health and safety as well as the health and safety of others in the workplace
Ensure your own personal hygiene is impeccable

Adhere to the company procedures including attendance at meetings, preparation of reports and any other duties as required from time to time
Ensure the company's Equal opportunities Policy is adhered to at all times

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Production Chef Standard

Training will be completed in the workplace and on tutor appointments
via face-to-face visits and Microsoft Teams appointments;
learners complete all work through an e-portfolio.  

Full training will be given, including training in Kids Planet kitchen operations and use of appliances

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression within the organisation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade D/3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade D/3) Desired

Things to consider

What appeals to you about this apprenticeship? How will you travel to the location?

About the employer

Kids Allowed Macclesfield is part of a company with a philosophy based on providing nurturing environments for children, alongside a supportive approach to parents. The company was founded by chief executive Jennie Johnson, who is determined to 'do things better' for early years children.


Kids Allowed Ltd


Bennett House

West Park Drive


SK10 3GP

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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