Hospitality Apprentice The Yorkshire Bridge Inn

We’re looking for a Hospitality Apprentice to join our team, you should be naturally friendly, energetic and positive with a passion for hospitality and great customer service. A willingness to learn, flexibility and the ability to work well within a team. In return you’ll be joining a long-established family-run business with a great team spirit.

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

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Share of tips, a free meal when working, unlimited soft drinks, assistance with travel costs (dependant on home location), uniform provided, bonus on completion of your apprenticeship, staff discount of food when visiting with family/friends.

  • Working week

    Your shifts will vary, example timings are 11am-6pm, 10am-5pm, 8am-3pm, 2pm-9pm. your hours will include some weekend, evening and bank holiday working. We can be flexible within reason.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Greeting customers
  • Serving customers in a friendly, polite and efficient manner
  • Cash handling
  • Preparing dining tables
  • Delivering food to tables and checking guest satisfaction
  • Ensuring high standards of hygiene
  • Learning about products and menu content
  • Informing guests on the daily specials
  • Communicating with the kitchen team
  • Ensuring good standards of hygiene front of house
  • The opportunity to learn how to prepare drinks
  • Answering the phone
  • Replying to emails
  • Contacting customers and responding to enquiries

The training you will be getting

  • Hospitality Team Member Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard 
  • You will attend campus on a weekly basis in Buxton, college transport is available

There is potential to complete functional skills qualifications as part of your apprenticeship if you have not already achieved maths & English GCSE grade 4/C or equivalent. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • You will receive a bonus on completion of your apprenticeship, there is the potential to stay with us on a permanent basis and receive further training upto Hospitality Management level 4 Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Reliable, Ability to learn from peers, An interest in the industry, A desire to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
Other Cooking/Food tech or similar (Grade Pass or above) Desired

Things to consider

Because of our location, you should carefully consider how you will get to work each day, we are happy to discuss options with you and potentially support you with transport costs.

About the employer

The Yorkshire Bridge Inn is an award winning family business located in the Peak District National Park. We’re in a stunning location, just a short stroll from Ladybower Reservoir, and we’re busy throughout the year serving great food and looking after our hotel guests. We're popular with walkers and cyclists, day-trippers coming out to visit the area, alongside our locals and regular guests, who know us for our quality dishes and great friendly service.


The Yorkshire Bridge Inn





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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


Apprenticeships Team


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

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College using the link provided.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Nov 2023