You will be training in all areas of the kitchen/food preparation and larder. You will work as part of a team and maintain a high standard of hygiene and safety.
Closing date: 28 Apr 2017
Possible start date
08 May 2017
06 Jun 2016
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Main duties include:
- Working alongside Chef/s learning practical cookery/food preparation skills.
- Safe and hygienic working practices.
The Apprentice chef will be trained:
- How to use knives
- Work to multiple food checks
- Prepare dishes according to our menu
- Organisation of work area
- Work to Environmental Health and Safety standards.
The ideal candidate should be able to work in a team, use their own initiative and be proactive and confident in their approach to work.
Requirements and prospects
- A flexible approach to work
- Good communication skills
- Able to work under pressure and multi task
- Good organisational skills
- Punctual and reliable
- Clean, tidy appearance
- Team player
Maths & English GCSE or equivalent preferred but MUST have the ability to undertake an initial assessment.
To develop and grow with this company, could lead to pay increase and promotion.
Things to consider
This role includes weekend work/flexible hours on a rota basis. Applicant must be willing to work split shifts (if required).
About the employer
The Observatory Hotel is situated on the outskirts of Blackburn, near the hospital, and welcomes a menu that exceeds fine dining and offers a wide range of award winning cask ales.
The Hotel has been newly refurbished to offer a more modern pub dining experience, whilst sticking to its authentic roots. With a great family atmosphere, pool and darts are available as well as live sports, offering entertainment for all.
All aspects of N.V.Q. Level 2 will be trained in the workplace and assessed either in the workplace or one day release at College.
Functional Skills in Maths and English Level 1 if required.
Catering and Professional Chefs
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College
Paul Maguire/Jane Taylor 01254 292262
Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.
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Closing date: 28 Apr 2017