Commis Chef Apprentice The Bankhouse - Hixon

As an apprentice for The Bank House, we will help you master our ever-changing menu and in particular our popular Sunday Lunches and make your food the reason why people come back through our doors. With support from our 30+ years experienced head chef you’ll thrive in our small team to make our customers experience a great one. The role includes keeping your kitchen clean and preparing all fresh meat, fish and veg in house ready for a busy evening shift.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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

    Your working week will consist of 40 hours shift work from Wednesday to Sunday. Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Keeping your kitchen clean
  • Prepare all fresh meat, fish and veg in house ready for a busy evening shift
  • Cook to Shaun’s spec and work with and learn his recipes

Any experience is a bonus but not necessary, we can teach you everything. If you are willing to learn and be proud of the work and food you produce we can show you what it takes to be a valued member of any kitchen.

You’ll be taking on a full-time role in our kitchen working directly under head chef Shaun whose passion for quality food and presentation is unrivalled and support him in delivering this to our customers.

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

  • Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard
  • You will spend four days a week in the workplace and one day a week at Stafford College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to apply for any appropriate vacancy available at that time. It is our firm commitment to offer a permanent position wherever possible upon completion of your qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade D/3) Essential

Things to consider

Although we are based in the village of Hixon, there is a minimal bus service from Stafford. Having your own means of transport will be beneficial.

About the employer

The Bank House is a 17th Century Freehouse based in Hixon, in the heart of Staffordshire boasting a warm, welcoming environment. We pride ourselves on delivering quality beers and wines along with the service you expect and deserve. We serve a variety of different craft beers which we will constantly rotate with guest ales from both local and national breweries. We serve traditional pub dishes, homemade and prepared in our kitchen by our Head Chef Shaun. Shaun brings a wealth of experience with him and prides himself on producing high quality dishes, which show our dedication to serving quality food matched with excellent service. A good selection gluten free and vegetarian dishes form an integral part of our menu. On Sunday’s we serve traditional Sunday Roasts with all the trimmings, along with a choice of favourite dishes.


The Bankhouse - Hixon


The Bankhouse - Hixon

High Street


ST18 0QF

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Training provider



The Apprenticeship Hub

01785 275660

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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