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: 29 Sep 2023

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

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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

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

  • 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 is the expected career progression after this 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



Lyndsey Bath

01458 844681

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

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