We are looking for a Baker for our Williton Bakery to help prepare and finish different types of baked products including: sponges, flapjacks, shortbreads, bread & rolls. Ultimately, you will make sure we offer fresh and delicious goods to our customers on a daily basis.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay increase each year also weeks wages as Xmas bonus if a valued member of our team.

    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

    Week 1: Tuesday- Saturday 06.00-14.00. Week 2: Monday-Friday: 14.00-22.00 *(could be flexible to right candidate also earlier finish than 14.00 on a Saturday usually). Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    05 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


  • Working alongside our Bakers you will assist in the preparation/ finishing of a wide range of our baked goods, from early morning confectionary to a wide variety of: cakes, sponges, flapjacks, shortbreads, bread & rolls.
  • You will at times throughout the day work on your own.
  • Once the products are Baked & Finished the products will need to be placed into packaging for short-term storage.
  • Cleaning will be involved throughout the day to ensure we work in a safe food environment. 

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

Level 2 Baker Standard.

Training will be delivered at the bakery in Williton by Strode College on agreed dates. There will also be the potential to attend another Baker's School in Somerset.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you become a qualified Baker and a key member of our work force, your wage will be a starting salary of around £24k per year. This would increase with future promotions (Bakery Manager).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Good communication skills is a MUST. This is 99% Manual labour so would not recommend this job if you are more interested in office work.

About the employer

Glenmore Bakery is a well-established family-run business which boasts that the vast majority of our produce is made solely in our bakery using traditional ingredients containing little or no artificial colours, preservatives or additives. We produce various cakes, pastries, pies and savouries, catering to the local community. We also supply other retailers with our bakery products throughout Somerset and Devon. See here for a list of our outlets. Our mission is to supply the highest quality delicious baked goods, and we are confident that you will not find a better selection of mouth-watering produce, at a more reasonable price, within this area. In addition to supplying other retailers, we have our own shops in Minehead and Williton offering daily delivered fresh bread, tea and coffee facilities and weekly special meal deals. Our shops also make hot and cold sandwiches to order and sell a vast range of hot and cold savouries. For those looking for freshly produced buffets, we offer a highly flexible service ready to meet your requirements.







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Training provider



Suzie Drew

01458 844419

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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