Apprentice Housekeeper DURRANT HOTEL LTD

As Apprentice Housekeeper you will assist in maintaining agreed standards of cleanliness and presentation throughout the guest rooms, public areas. This is a fantastic opportunity in which to develop your skills and progress your career. Apply Today!

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Closing date: 12 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    £6.40per hour The pay will be reviewed after 3 months if you are performing well.

    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

    30 Hours 5 Days out of 7 shifts to be confirmed including weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000245853

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for an enthusiastic Apprentice Housekeeper to join our friendly team at Durrant House Hotel.

This role includes working with the house keeping team to present all areas of the hotel to the highest standards. Maintaining hotel bedrooms & public area, ensuring bathrooms & facilities are presented to the required standard of cleanliness & hygiene. The pay will be reviewed after 3 months if you are performing well.

 

The duties of the role will include but are not restricted to:

·Clean corridors, lobbies, stairways, elevators, and lounges as well as guest rooms.

·Organise work schedule from the room status list, arrivals, and departures.

·Distribute linen, towels, and room supplies using wheeled carts or by hand.

·Restock room supplies such as drinking glasses, soaps, shampoos, writing supplies, mini bar.

·Replace dirty linens with clean items.

·Inspect and turn mattresses regularly.

·Store all dirty laundry in line with company policy.

·Monitor guest laundry bags.

·Replace laundry bags and slips.

·Check all appliances in rooms are in working order.

·Realign furniture and amenities according to prescribed layout.

·Respond to guest queries and requests.

·Respond to calls for housekeeping problems such as spills, broken glasses.

·Deliver any requested housekeeping items to guest rooms.

·Remove room service items.

·Organise and restock cart at the end of the shift.

·Ensure confidentiality and security of guest rooms.

·Follow all company safety and security procedures.

·Report any maintenance issues or safety hazards.

·Observe and report damage of hotel property.

 

To become an apprentice, you must:

Be 16 years or over.

Not already be in full-time education.

You can start an apprenticeship whether you’re starting your career, want a change. You can have a previous qualification like a degree and still start an apprenticeship.

As an apprentice you’ll:

Have regular one to one sessions with a dedicated trainer either remotely or through visits to your workplace

Learn and train for a specific job.

Get paid and receive holiday leave.

Get hands-on experience in a real job.

Study for at least 20% of your working hours.

Complete assessments during and at the end of your apprenticeship

What is an apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience, and get paid. You’re an employee with a contract of employment and holiday leave. By the end of an apprenticeship, you'll have the right skills and knowledge needed for your chosen career.

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the apprentices chosen career route.

Each standard has set knowledge, skills, and behaviours required to be successful within the job role.

This will include the completion of functional skills in English and Maths where applicable.

Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12-months training, and the employer and Inspiro Learning regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard, they will be put through to end point assessment.

The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

If the apprenticeship is successfully completed, there may be an opportunity for permanent employment within the hotel.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

Other None (Grade None) Desired

Things to consider

This vacancy may close before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found. All published dates can therefore be flexible and will be dependent on suitable candidates coming forward and registering appropriate interest. •Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the apprentices chosen career route. Each standard has set knowledge, skills, and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of Functional Skills in English and maths where applicable. Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12-months training, and the employer and Inspiro Learning regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard, they will be put through to End Point Assessment. The End Point Assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role. Each apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face-to-face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the End Point Assessment. Whilst on an apprenticeship an apprentice is entitled to an TOTUM - The #1 UK student discount card and app. https://totum.com

About the employer

We are a busy all season 125-bedroom hotel located in Bideford. We have bookings from both private and coach guests. We offer conference, banqueting and meeting facilities. We also hold dance weekends and private functions. We have the Olive Tree Restaurant and Appledore Bar. Food is served in the hotel from 12.00 noon until 21:30pm. We also have a Spa offering beauty treatments to both residents and non-residents of the hotel.

Employer

DURRANT HOTEL LTD

Address

HEYWOOD ROAD

NORTHAM

BIDEFORD

EX39 3QB

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Training

Training provider

INSPIRO LEARNING 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

Contact

Debbie Pennington

debbie.pennington@inspirolearning.co.uk

+441165040275

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

To continue please click apply. At this point you will enter the Inspiro Learning website where you can review the job vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. Your details will be sent to the Employer once you have completed a pre-vet telephone call for eligibility. Any problems applying or enquiries please call Debbie on 0116 504 0275.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Jul 2024