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Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship in Codicote The Orchard at Letchworth Sports and Tennis Club

A rare opportunity for a Chef, who is passionate about cooking freshly prepared dishes, to undertake their Level 2 Qualification and maintain a great work-life balance as No Evening Shifts are required! A Full-Time position where you can learn & earn.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,800.00

    £10.00 per hour 40 hours per week

  • Working week

    Shifts can be Monday to Sunday - 8:45am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 Weeks

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000061961

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The Orchard restaurant group was established in 2012 and is a family owned company that now operates two restaurant sites. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Chef to come on board at our Vanstone Park site, which opened in 2017, not only to create delicious dishes, but also undertake a fully funded Level 2 Chef apprenticeship.

Operating 7 days a week, The Orchard at Vanstone Park offers breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea until 4pm daily. There are no evening shifts required! Thus, not only is this an opportunity to work within a professional kitchen where we are passionate about fresh food being prepared to order, there is time to progress & develop your own skills working towards your Level 2 qualification at a pace that suits you.

Job Requirements:

  • We are looking for an individual who has experience in restaurant kitchens, but is passionate about progressing their career and developing their skills
  • You will be required to work within the kitchen team to create freshly prepared dishes made to order, with an opportunity to get inventive with daily specials and baked treats
  • You will be required on occasion to place orders (full training provided), but you need to have an understanding of stock rotation and techniques to minimise wastage
  • You are someone who can maintain the kitchen to the highest standard and contribute to retaining our 5* EHO rating
  • You are required to be a team player, bringing a positive mindset and great work ethic into the kitchen each day

Benefits:

  • Training & support and a fully funded Level 2 apprenticeship
  • A food allowance whilst on shift and discounts across both sites when off shift
  • Pension contributions
  • Access to an Employee Assist well-being programme, delivered by Health Assured
  • Free car parking
  • 40 hours a week contract
  • Get paid for every hour worked (clock in & out digitally)
  • No evening shifts required
  • The opportunity to make your mark and get creative
  • Future progression in a company that has a plan to grow

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

  • Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills Maths and English (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As a family owned business, we are always looking for new opportunities. Two sites is not the end for us, and we hope to continue to grow and develop our company, with the right team members pushing together to create an exciting future. We are also passionate about supporting those individuals who want to progress through the industry and actively train & promote staff to help reach their potential.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Hourly Wage: Starting Salary £10-£10.50 depending on experience.

About the employer

As a family owned business, we are always looking for new opportunities. Two sites is not the end for us, and we hope to continue to grow and develop our company, with the right team members pushing together to create an exciting future. We are also passionate about supporting those individuals who want to progress through the industry and actively train & promote staff to help reach their potential.

Employer

The Orchard at Letchworth Sports and Tennis Club

Address

Vanstone Park Garden Centre, Hitchin Road

Codicote

SG4 8TH

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Training

Training provider

HIT TRAINING LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022