Kitchen Team Leader Apprenticeship

Willow (Harlow)

Hodings Road, CM20 1NN

Closes in 16 days (Tuesday 6 August)

Posted on 9 July 2024


Greene King are looking for a motivated and passionate individual to join their team as a Kitchen Team Leader Apprentice. If you are looking to take the next step within your Hospitality career into a more senior position, then this is the opportunity for you!

Annual wage
£18,720 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Senior production chef (level 3)
Minimum of 30 hours per week. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 13 August


1 Year 3 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Senior Production Chef Apprenticeship L3 including Functional Skills in Maths and English

Where you’ll work

Hodings Road

CM20 1NN


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Senior production chef (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Supervise the production of centrally developed menu items and dishes according to organisational specifications.
  • Ensure deliveries are checked and stored correctly.
  • Monitor the correct use and maintenance of food production equipment.
  • Acquire and share with the team up-to-date information regarding product range, brand development, promotions and current trends.
  • Monitor the production of food to ensure clients’ needs are met.
  • Monitor and ensure the effective implementation of food safety management systems.
  • Monitor and ensure legislative compliance and the completion of due diligence documentation.
  • Support team members to ensure the timely delivery of high quality food to the specification required.
  • Maintain harmony across the team and with colleagues in other parts of the organisation, identifying and dealing with problems constructively to drive a positive outcome.
  • Use effective methods of communication and operate in a fair and empathetic manner that achieves the desired result and demonstrates a customer centric culture.
  • Identify development needs for self and team and actively encourage and support individuals to enhance their skills and knowledge.
  • Effectively use techniques that support cost reduction, improve performance, revenue, profit margins and customers’ experience.
  • Monitor costs, using forecasting to set realistic targets with the team.
  • Effectively control resource allocation, minimise wastage and use sustainable working practices.
  • Use technology to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Risk assess situations, identifying and isolating matters of concern, by establishing the cause and intervening accordingly to minimise risk to people and organisation.
  • Carry out activities in line with business/brand values that actively market the business, support competitiveness and help meet business objectives.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    Other in:

    • None required (grade None required)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Team Working
    • Organisation Skills

    Other requirements

    The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

    About this company

    Greene King is the country's leading pub retailer and brewer, running over 3,100 pubs, restaurants and hotels across England, Wales and Scotland.

    After this apprenticeship

    Ongoing training and development within Greene King as well as through the apprenticeship training programme.

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    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263497.

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    Closes in 16 days (Tuesday 6 August)

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