Apprentice Chef Thyme Ltd TA: The Sirloin Inn

Main duties include working alongside chef/s learning practical cookery/ food preparation skills and adhering to safe and hygienic working practices. This is a modern day pub and restaurant focusing on fresh quality food.

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Closing date: 18 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.50

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Up to 37 hours per week on a rota basis

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    weeks

  • Possible start date

    21 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000872689

  • Positions

    2 available

This job role is in a busy country pub environment working in the 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 and 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 instruction
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Flexible approach to work
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Clean
  • Tidy appearance
  • Honest
  • 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

Pub/restaurant situated in a centuries-old coaching inn situated just a minute’s walk from the medieval castle at Hoghton Tower.

Employer

Thyme Ltd TA: The Sirloin Inn

Address

Station Road

Hoghton

Preston

PR5 0DD

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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.
  • There will be training in the workplace and assessment either totally in the workplace or day release at college.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

BLACKBURN COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College

Contact

Paul Maguire – 01254 292262


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.

Days and times to be worked to be confirmed at interview.

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Closing date: 18 Aug 2017