Apprentice Chef DURRANT HOTEL LTD

Do you love cooking and are you looking to progress your skills this is an exciting opportunity to gain a Production Chef Apprenticeship with Inspiro Learning whilst working for Durrant House Hotel. Apply Today!

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

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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

    19 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000245869

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Durrant House Hotel for a keen Apprentice Chef to join the friendly team at our busy hotel and to be trained under the supervision of our highly experienced professional chef.

 

We are seeking highly motivated individual to add to our ambitious kitchen team.

 

You will perform many basic tasks of food preparation to start with and have a natural flair for cooking.

 

Someone who relishes the pressure of the kitchen environment, ensuring standards are met and maintained.

 

The successful candidate will perform many basic tasks of food preparation to start with and have a natural flair for cooking.

 

As an Apprentice Chef you will be expected to learn the dishes as shown to you, to the standard set by the head chef, at this stage of your career it is understood that you are still learning.

 

You will remain calm while multi-tasking, as he or she will often be called upon to carry out many different duties simultaneously in a brief amount of time.

 

This is a full-time position with great development possibilities for the right individual who is looking for a career not just a job.

 

The pay will be reviewed after 3 months if you are performing well.

·Be responsible for maintaining up to date product and menu knowledge and maintaining a high standard of food preparation and presentation, ensuring portion and quality control.

·Support with collecting and checking deliveries as required and placing them in the appropriate storage areas.

·Be responsible for ensuring high standards of cleanliness of all areas in the kitchen and of equipment.

·Ensure food preparation and control meets requirements in respect of COSHH, Food Safety and Health & Safety regulations are adhered to, and any incidents are reported in line with procedures.

 

You will also be required to keep up to date with all Apprenticeship work.

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 Production Chef 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, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative 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 Production Chef 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

Production chef

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