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Shift Manager Apprentice J D Wetherspoon - Railway Inn, Rushden

Wetherspoon is looking for fun, enthusiastic, passionate people to join its hard-working teams. No previous experience is necessary and - as it recruits for personality and is a UK Top Employer with an award-winning training programme - Wetherspoon knows that it can teach you the skills to succeed.

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

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £24,336.00

  • Working week

    40 Hours per working week. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000123215

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Wetherspoon is looking for fun, enthusiastic, passionate people to join its hard-working teams. No previous experience is necessary and - as it recruits for personality and is a UK Top Employer with an award-winning training programme - Wetherspoon knows that it can teach you the skills to succeed.

Wetherspoon opens its doors early in the morning and sometimes doesn't close them until late at night, so offering great flexibility of working hours.

Pay and benefits include:

  • Starting salary of 24,336, increasing to 25,897 after training (there is additional pay-weighting within the M25 and at other selected locations)
  • 40-Hour working week
  • 28 Days' paid holiday
  • Company sick pay (after a qualifying period)
  • Bonus scheme (up to 25% of salary)
  • Complimentary meal at work
  • Off-duty employee discount of 20% (food, drinks and hotel accommodation)
  • Free shares in the company (after 18 months' service)
  • Pension scheme
  • Loyalty reward (additional holiday, after five years' service)
  • Future pub management opportunities

The role:

  • When running a shift, taking responsibility for the pub's operation, including compliance with company operating standards and legislation, dealing with customers, administration and cash management
  • Leading, supporting and motivating the team
  • Prioritising tasks, delegating and problem-solving
  • Working a variety of shifts across the week (including front of house and in the kitchen)
  • Delivering high standards in all areas: cleanliness, product quality, customer service, maintenance and atmosphere

Alongside your day-to-day work, you will be working towards your Hospitality Manager Apprenticeship L4 which will take approximately 16 months. This is a blended learning experience, delivered on a one-to-one basis in your pub by an experienced trainer from Lifetime.

There will be a mix of face-to-face and remote (telephone/video-call) visits, whatever mix suits you best. Your apprenticeship will be tailored to your individual development needs and will deliver life-long knowledge, skills, behaviours and confidence.

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

  • Hospitality Manager Level 4

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career progression Apprenticeships provide exciting development opportunities to all of Wetherspoon's bar, kitchen and hotel teams. Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to learn while you earn - from associates right through to management. Over 70% of Wetherspoon's recent apprenticeship achievers received a promotion during, or shortly after completing, their programme.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills

Qualifications

Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

About the employer

Wetherspoon is a leading pub operator in the UK and Ireland. Founder chairman Tim Martin opened the very first Wetherspoon in Muswell Hill, north London, in 1979. Today, Tim and the company run over 850 pubs and hotels, spread right across the UK and, more recently, in Ireland. During this 40-year history, Wetherspoon has repeatedly led the way with ground-breaking initiatives, picked up hundreds of awards (covering all aspects of pub life) and grown from a handful of staff to over 40,000 emplo

Employer

J D Wetherspoon - Railway Inn, Rushden

Address

143 High Street

NN10 0PA

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality manager

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Feb 2023