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Apprentice Waiter/Waitress COTE RESTAURANT GROUP LTD

Do you love meeting new people and bringing your personality to work? Maybe we’ve got the perfect opportunity for you! If you are willing to own your learning journey, share success with your team members and make it special for our guests. Then we can show you exactly what it takes to become a Côte star

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

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,054.00

  • Working week

    Various shifts including evenings and weekends. Shifts to be confirmed on a rota basis upon appointment of the successful candidate.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000071097

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Do you love meeting new people and bringing your personality to work? Are you happiest when working in a team, making magic happen?

 

Maybe, just maybe, we’ve got the perfect opportunity for you! We’re looking for people to join our team to work front of house as a Waiter/Waitress.

 

If you are willing to own your learning journey, share success with your team members and make it special for our guests. Then we can show you exactly what it takes to become a Côte star

 

Duties include

·       Greeting customers and seeing them to their table

·       Taking food and drinks orders

·       Answering customers questions about menu items and giving advice on ingredients

·       Serving food and drinks

·       Making sure customers are happy with their meals and handling any complaints

·       Clearing tables and making sure they are kept clean and tidy

·       Taking payments

 

What’s in it for you

·       Gain a Level 2 Hospitality Team Member qualification

·       Be supported by Apprentice Mentor, Babcock Coach and Line Manager

·       Off job training which include bespoke Master Classes, webinars and business focused projects

 

The good stuff. 

·       An awesome hourly pay rate (which means you get paid for every hour you work) including service charge

·       We pay all our teams fortnightly because who doesn’t love a payday?

·       Every shift you work, we’ve got you covered with meals from our employee menu (thanks Chef)!

·       Treat yourself, family and friends to 50% discount off our food at any Côte

·       28 days holiday allowance

·       We love meeting new people who share our passion of making it special, which means you can earn up to £3,000 for every person you refer to join Côte. (Could make that holiday that extra bit special!)

·       Discounts up for grabs with over 200 retailers and brands via Perkbox

·       We take well-being seriously, so you’ll have access to Smart Health, which offers 24/7 support

·       We’re here for the curious, so it’s no surprise there are loads of opportunities when it comes to internal development programmes, we have some big plans coming this year!

·       Company pension scheme & life assurance scheme

 

As an Apprentice you will be completing a Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship with Babcock Training. 

To become an apprentice, you must:

·       be 16 or over

·       not already be in full-time education

·       You can start an apprenticeship whether you’re starting your career, want a change or you're upskilling in your current job. You can have a previous qualification like a degree and still start an apprenticeship.

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

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship

 

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices’ chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English.

 

Once you have completed a minimum of 12/18 (delete as needed) months training and the employer and Babcock’s Regional trainer confirm you have met all the requirements of the standard you will be put through to the End Point Assessment. The End Point Assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of apprentices to ensure you are fully competent in your role.

 

As an Apprentice you will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help you to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare you for the End Point Assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This vacancy is for at least the length of the apprenticeship programme. On successful completion of the apprenticeship you may be offered a permanent position with Côte with the opportunity to progress within the company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-F/1-9) Desired

About the employer

Bonjour, we’re Côte. We believe life should be full of flavour. Yes, we’re foodies – but we’re actually in the business of making memories. Founded in Wimbledon in 2007 with a mission to deliver quality, French-inspired food, extraordinary service, and a whole-hearted enjoyment of life, we now have a 3,000-strong team and 85 restaurants (and counting) across the UK. There are so many reasons to join Côte. We’re on an exciting new journey – and our team will play a huge part in making it happen. That means when you’re with us, every day is an opportunity to aim higher. Because we’re invested in your development, so you’ll get out as much as you put in. And we encourage you to bring your unique flavour to work, because we value the diversity of our teams. Best of all, the work you do brings joy to others. Sound good? Maybe you belong with us.

Employer

COTE RESTAURANT GROUP LTD

Address

17 North Street

Bishop's Stortford

CM23 2LD

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Training

Training provider

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Debbie Pennington

Debbie.Pennington@babcockinternational.com

01704502243

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Aug 2022