Front of House Apprentice The Kingsdon Inn

Join our friendly team at the Kingsdon Inn and learn how to provide the best experience for all our customers. You will be the face of the business, ensuring that our clientele leave having enjoyed not only good food but a warm and welcoming atmosphere. To assist in the daily running of the restaurant, bar and lounge including; Setting up and clearing down after service Ensure the smooth day to day running of all bar sales/food etc.

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Closing date: 01 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    A pro-rata share of tips will be paid after trial period.

  • Working week

    Shifts will be between 9am - 11pm Wednesday to Sunday, these will be discussed and agreed on appointment.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

To assist in the daily running of the restaurant, bar and lounge including; 

  • Setting up and clearing down after service
  • Ensure the smooth day to day running of all bar sales/food operations as determined by law
  • Responsible for the bar cash float, all-cash took credit card transactions and charging guests’ room accounts from the sale of bar products
  • To be aware of all relevant emergency and evacuation procedures
  • Ensuring customer requests are dealt with promptly and efficiently
  • Provide a level of service that exceeds customer expectations
  • Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and quality in the restaurant and bar at all times
  • Ensure total guest satisfaction is achieved
  • Other related activities and functions
  • To undertake any training and development deemed appropriate for the position by the relevant line manager

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Qualification
  • Training to be delivered one day a week at Strode College, Street, Somerset
  • Functional skills maths and English if required
  • Strode College will be managing applications for this vacancy

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The opportunity to progress to Level 3 Hospitality Supervisor may be available for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Reliable transport is a must due to the rural location of the business and unsociable hours.

About the employer

Beautiful family run thatched chocolate box pub in the quaint village of Kingsdon . Renowned for fantastic food and service, all our free range meat, sustainable fish and seasonal vegetables are locally sourced from the beautiful South West


The Kingsdon Inn


Kingsdon Inn Cottage



TA11 7LG

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Lyndsey Bath

01458 844681

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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