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Level 2 Apprentice Chef at Little Angels Fun Club and Nursery Ltd Little Angels Fun Club and Nursery Ltd

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who has a passion for food and a willingness to learn. The nursery environment is fun and challenging and we need a special kind of person to fit into our team to support the chef and the team and be willing to work hard.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday Working hours between 8am - 6pm Closed Bank holidays and 5 days over Christmas/New Year

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • 1. To support the chef in the preparation and
    cooking of a healthy balanced diet for
    children aged 0 to 5 years
  • 2. To maintain hygiene and cleanliness within the
    kitchen and dining area to a 5* standard.
    Responsible To:
    ● Nursery Chef/Catering Manager
    ● Nursery Manager
  • Duties and Responsibilities
    1. To support the cooking and prepare selection
    of hot and cold meals, snacks and puddings
    with accordance to companies menu
    2. Support the education of children with
    activities around healthy eating, cooking
    activities etc.
    3. To contribute to the hygiene and cleanliness
    within the kitchen area, working with all the
    health and safety guidelines and legislation in
    accordance to Safer Food and Better Business.
    4. Understand and follow appropriate risk
    assessments and record keeping linked to the
    kitchen environments.
    5. Develop a knowledge and understanding of
    budgeting and ordering, monitor and stock
    take foods and housekeeping supplies.
    6. Following the company’s relevant policies and
    7. Developing good relationship with our parents
    8. Supporting room staff with meals times and
    helping to serve food, encouraging children to
    eat and always seek to improve the quality of
    9. To have a knowledge of food allergens and
    safe food preparation and meet all the dietary
    requirements of the children
    10. To occasionally attend and cater for any out
    of working hours events and staff meetings
    11. To understand your responsibilities for child
    protection and safeguarding procedures and
    ensure they are always followed
    12. To undertake any further training and
    development needed to carry out the role,
    keep up to date with apprenticeship training
    and have a good attitude to self development
    and progression

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

  • An apprenticeship is a job with training which enables
    you to earn while you learn.
  • The apprentice standard consists of core knowledge,
    skills and behaviours relevant to the job role.
  • It is delivered in partnership with the employer via a
    blended approach and the apprentice will spend 20%
    of their time in off the job training during paid working
  • Prior to completion, the apprentice will undertake a
    multiple choice on demand test, a practical
    observation and a professional discussion, a pass or
    distinction is achievable.
  • Functional Skills, maths and English, are an integral to
    completion of the apprenticeship. The apprentice will
    achieve these qualifications as part of the
    apprenticeships, if not previously gained.
  • Upon completion of the apprenticeship the apprentice will gain their Level 2 production chef qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We hope that the apprentice will train with us and be
interested in a role with us at the end of their training.
There will be opportunities to carry on with training and

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Passion for food/healthy diet


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or Equivalent) Desired
Other Allergy Awareness (Grade Pass) Desired
Other Basic Food and Hygiene (Grade Pass) Desired
Other Paediatric First Aid (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

DBS is essential and following safeguarding rules and reporting is essential We would not expect long hours, only contracted hours and there needs to be flexibility to travel at times to gain further experience and knowledge

About the employer

Little Angels was originally established as a single setting childcare provider, the first of its kind in Cramlington, in September 1999 by Debbie and Ian Wylie when they were unable to find suitable childcare for their own son. The company has always been forward-looking, keen to provide the best care for children and the best training and support for staff.


Little Angels Fun Club and Nursery Ltd


1-4 Paradise Row


NE23 6QF


Intake Team

01543 711153

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Oct 2022