Bar and Waiting Apprentice Friend At Hand (Bloomsbury)

Greene King are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and confident applicant to join their team as a Bar and Waiting Apprentice. Applicants MUST BE willing to work evenings and weekends and have a passion for customer service!

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

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Closing date: 08 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,393.00

  • Working week

    30 hours per week. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 May 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000237088

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a bar and waiting apprentice, you will be key to creating unforgettable moments for customers, whether you're putting a smile on customers' faces or recommending meals off the menu. You'll be joining a fun and inclusive team, where you can grow and strengthen your skills and experience.

Join us at Greene King pubs, where we have always been the beacon for communities, wherever people want to come together. Our collection of urban pubs are all about serving up great times in the heart of the city. Whether you're looking for easy-going vibes, cocktails and colourful dishes in one of our high-energy bars or looking to be part of the after-work crowd who enjoy perfectly poured pints and pub classics with a twist in one of our urban pubs, we've got something for everyone.

We're all about rewarding our teams hard work, that's why...

You'll receive a competitive salary, pension contribution as well as:

  • The chance to further your career across our well-known brands - As one of the industry's top apprenticeship providers, we can provide training and development at each level of your career.
  • Discount of 33% for you and 15% for your loved ones on all of our brands - so you enjoy your favourite food and drink at a discount.
  • Wage Stream - Access your wage before payday for when life happens.
  • Retail discounts - Receive up to 30% off at Superdrug, exclusive discounts with three mobile along with many more...
  • Discount of 50% for you and 25% for your loved ones at our Greene King Inns and hotels. - so you can enjoy a weekend away without breaking the bank
  • Free employee assistance program - Mental Health, well-being, Financial, and Legal support because you matter!

As a bar and waiting apprentice, you will...

  • Provide customers with a heartfelt and memorable experience each and every time they visit
  • Know the menu inside out, offering recommendations to customers.
  • Greet, serve food and look after our customers whilst they dine with us.
  • Assist the bar in preparing drinks which meets specs and customer expectations.
  • Making sure front of house is always safe, legal, and clean, and any issues are dealt with as quickly and safely as possible.

What your apprenticeship includes

  • A mixture of face to face and skype/phone catch ups every 4 - 6 weeks to discuss feedback and progress
  • A mixture of on and off the job training, including workshops and webinarsReviews every 12 weeks with your Line Manager and
  • apprenticeship Trainer
  • The chance to get Functional Skills in English and maths (if you don't already have GCSE)
  • A Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship Qualification once you have completed the 15 month programme

The training you will be getting

  • Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship - Food and Beverage Service Level 2 including Functional Skills in maths and English.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Ongoing training and development. With the opportunity to progress on the Greene King career pathway with access to 30 Apprenticeships, ranging from Level 2 to Level 7.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills

Qualifications

Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

About the employer

Greene King is the country's leading pub retailer and brewer, running over 3,100 pubs, restaurants and hotels across England, Wales and Scotland.

Employer

Friend At Hand (Bloomsbury)

Address

2-4 Herbrand Street

WC1N 1HX

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

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

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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 May 2024