We are recruiting for an ambitious apprentice chef to join our team at Schroders Personal Wealth near Horsham,. We are looking for someone who seeks development and to work with a leader in catering. If you have a real attention to detail and are a great team player, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    40 hours per week – 7:00am-3:30pm, Monday -Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Cooking, food preparation and presenting
  • Ensure full area of responsibility is clean, neatly presented and stocked at all times
  • Ensure thorough and up to date knowledge and understanding of menu and special offers in order to provide relevant information to customers and clients
  • Be responsible for smooth operation of relevant equipment reporting any maintenance issues in line with procedures
  • Operate the till point as required, ensuring correct procedures are used
  • Ensure that COSHH, Food Safety and Health & Safety regulations are adhered to and any incidents are reported in line with procedures
  • Adhoc duties to support the catering team and services

The training you will be getting

As an apprentice you will work towards a Production Chef level 2 qualification, as well as Functional Skills if required; this is all done in the workplace with no college attendance involved.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The role may lead to a permanent position once the apprenticeship is complete

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Patience


Other none (Grade none) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received, and you may be asked to interview before the date provided so please apply early to avoid disappointment. The vacancy is located near Horsham but is quite rural and so this role is likely to require own transport. This role comes with an Employee Assistance Programme, a great cycle to work scheme, workplace pension, life Assurance (x2), 28 days holiday – pro-rata (including Bank Holidays) increasing to 31 days after 2 years' service, great benefits for you and your family and day off for your birthday! Why it’s great to work for us... At Lexington we dare to be different with our food, our catering and reception services, and the way we work. Our values are a representation of who we are and through our values we encourage our people to be themselves, to be creative and to be bold, and we work hard to make sure our people enjoy what they do and have fun. We foster and believe in a diverse workplace where we embrace and celebrate our differences, which creates an environment of positive energy. It is our culture to nurture great talent, create a place for people to thrive and fulfil their potential. We take pride in being an equal opportunity employer and welcome everyone to our team. In your application please let us know if you need reasonable adjustments and feel free to note if you will require further assistance and which pronouns you use (for example – she/her, he/him, they/them, etc). Any internal colleagues applying for this role, please be advised that new terms and conditions will apply. Elior Celebrates Equality Our aim is to celebrate a culture of equality, diversity, and inclusion, continuing to make Elior a great place to work! Every colleague has a distinctive set of values, skills, and aspirations. To ensure that we attract, develop, and retain best people from the widest possible talent pool we're committed to providing an inclusive environment where our colleagues fulfil their potential and have the opportunity to succeed.

About the employer

At Elior we're enriching lives, everywhere, every day. Feeding children in schools, loved ones in hospitals and care homes, sports fans in stadiums, visitors in heritage sites and teams in the workplace. We are a multi-award-winning global player in the hospitality sector, founded in 1991 with over 105,000 colleagues worldwide, serving over 4 million guests every day. In the UK, our dedicated team serve our customers across 1200 locations. Because of our success and stability, we can offer you excellent career opportunities where you will be nurtured and supported to fulfil your potential. We are renowned for looking after our people, with 87% of our colleagues feeling proud to work with us, and we are committed to delivering delicious and healthy food, which is ethically sourced. And we're committed to looking after the planet, supporting the community, cutting food waste and supporting wellbeing. We've lots to shout about with our strong and united approach in tackling many important global sustainability issues. This role sits within our education division – catering for students. Dedicated to providing high quality, nutritious food for our younger generation, we're 100% committed to supporting a healthy diet. At Taylor Shaw, we're driven by the knowledge that young people deserve and need the best food for their wellbeing; we do food with a difference.




Broadlands Business Campus, Langhurstwood Road


RH12 4QP

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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


Michael Hand



Apprenticeship standard

Commis 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

For further information on this vacancy and to apply 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. You will then be contacted by a recruiter and your details will be sent to the employer. IF you have problems applying or have further questions before you wish to apply please call Mike on 01165040393

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

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Jun 2024