Hospitality Team Member Apprentice J N POTTING SHED LTD

We are looking for trusty, well-presented front of house member to supplement our existing team. Contingent on their placement, front of house staff may be responsible for receiving guests, escorting them to their tables, and conveying their requests to kitchen staff.

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Closing date: 18 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Our opening hours are Monday to Sunday 10am-5pm. Days to be discussed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Front of House Staff Responsibilities:

  • Receiving and confirming walk-in, telephonic, and online reservations
  • Directing early arrivals to the bar as they wait for their tables to become available
  • Ushering diners to their tables and providing them with menus
  • Accepting and informing the relevant staff about food and beverage requests
  • Mixing and pouring beverages, as needed
  • Transporting food orders from the kitchen to each pertinent table
  • Clearing glassware, silverware, and crockery from each table once guests have completed their meals, or upon request
  • Providing guests with their bill after the meal sitting
  • Clearing and reporting breakages by diners

Front of House Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal communication and memorization skills.
  • Great interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to remain composed, particularly during stressful circumstances
  • Physically fit
  • Availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Willingness to perform additional duties to facilitate the restaurant's operations, as needed

The training you will be getting

  • Delivery to be completed on-site and 6 hours per week off-the-job training either at Barnsley College or your place of work
  • Student to complete an Intermediate Technical Certificate as a
  • Hospitality Team Member Level 2 Apprentice
  • Functional skills in maths and English, if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible progression opportunities. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

You will be on your feet all day.

About the employer

Riley’s at The Potting Shed is the destination for great unpretentious homemade food all made on the premises with love and care by James and his team for you to enjoy at your own leisurely pace. What can you expect? By Day Fresh, simple homemade food, cakes and ice cream, casual atmosphere with something a little different. By Night Transformation into a great Saturday evening venue with dimmed lights, candlelight and dressed tables, where you can enjoy James and his talented team’s bistro menu with dishes new and old. Serving Bradfield Brewery Bitters, lagers, Spirits and an extensive wine list. You may also book a celebration party at The Potting Shed, daytime or evening; Birthdays, Wedding, Christening, Baby Shower, Pre wedding meal, wedding anniversary. We also offer facilities for private parties, funerals etc.







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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


Amanda Ogley


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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