Bar and Waiting Apprenticeship Old Ferry Boat (St Ives)

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: 12 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,140.00

  • Working week

    Shift work including bank holidays, evenings and weekends - Exact days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    15 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000251284

  • 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 community pubs are the heart and soul of the local area around them, helmed by a local hero and crewed by a team always ready with your favourite tipple. Our pubs embody the true meaning of a local pub, acting as a central hub where locals can enjoy one of our events, a feast of lovingly cooked food or a quick catch up with friends over a drink. 

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

The training you will be getting

Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship - Food and Beverage Service L2.

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 webinars 
  • Reviews 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 

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

Old Ferry Boat (St Ives)

Address

Holywell

PE27 4TG

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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: 12 Jun 2024