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Chef Apprentice - Widnes KIDS PLANET DAY NURSERIES LIMITED

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

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000070272

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

- 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:

- 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


General:

- 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?

Full time position if availble upon completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Why does this apprenticeship appeal to you? What skills do you have to offer?

About the employer

Set up in 2008 by hard working mum Clare Roberts, Kids Planet now has 85 outstanding nurseries across the UK and is responsible for the care and education of over 10,000 children.

Employer

KIDS PLANET DAY NURSERIES LIMITED

Address

Widnes Library

Victoria Road

Widnes

WA8 7QY

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Training

Training provider

TOTAL PEOPLE LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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