Apprentice Chef Nabs Head Hotel - Nabs Head Hotel

Main duties include working alongside chef/s learning practical cookery/ food preparation skills and adhering to safe and hygienic working practices.

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Closing date: 15 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    37 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 - 15 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This job role is in a busy country pub in the picturesque hamlet of Samlesbury in a modern kitchen environment.

The apprentice chef will be trained alongside the chef on:

  • How to use knives
  • Work to multiple food checks
  • Prepare dishes according to our menu
  • Organise work area
  • Work to Environmental Health and Safety standards

The ideal candidate should be able to work in a team, be flexible, use their own initiative and be proactive and confident in their approach to work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to multi task
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Flexible approach to work
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Clean
  • Tidy appearance
  • Trustworthy
  • Team player

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required, however applicants will undertake a college initial assessment in Maths and English.

Future prospects

Progression onto the Advanced Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery.

Things to consider

Evenings and weekends will be covered on a rota basis.

About the employer

The Nabs Head Hotel is situated in the hamlet of Nabs Head, Samlesbury within the picturesque countryside just off the main road between Blackburn and Preston, close to Samlesbury Hall.


Nabs Head Hotel - Nabs Head Hotel


Nabs Head Lane




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Training provider

  • All aspects of City and Guilds NVQ Level 2 Professional Cookery or Level 2 Food Production and Cooking will be covered
  • Functional skills will also be provided as required

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College


Paul Maguire/ Jane Taylor 0154 292622

Other information

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: 15 Sep 2017