Kitchen Services Apprentice MAURICARE LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity for a passionate individual to enter the world of Hospitality joining the kitchen team at the Ashview House.

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Closing date: 14 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    30+ hours per week shifts

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    Minimum of 12 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A fantastic training opportunity has arisen for a Kitchen Services Apprentice to work as part of the kitchen team at Ashview House Responsibilities will include:

  • Helping to prepare food and drinks for the residents and generally supporting the cook
  • General tidying and washing up
  • The Apprentice will be required to replenish stocks within the kitchen.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance
  • Own initiative and common sense
  • Level headed and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills for taking orders and cash payments

Personal qualities

The role will appeal to someone who is looking for a career in a Kitchen environment.

The successful candidates will be outgoing and confident with a smart and presentable appearance. They will be friendly, professional, and will fit into a team who have worked together for many years. They must have the ability to work under a little bit of pressure, and be willing to work weekends and during busy evening periods

Qualifications required

GCSE A*-C in English and Maths (or equivalent) and ICT OR the ability to achieve Level 1 Functional Skills in these subjects

Future prospects

Further training and full time employment could be available for the right candidate, based on individual’s performance.

About the employer

Established over a decade ago, Mauricare is a group of Residential and Nursing Homes, offering high quality care for the elderly nationwide. We welcome those requiring general support in later life and also those suffering with dementia and a number of other conditions associated with getting older. Many of our homes offer full nursing care from highly trained professionals.

We believe above all else, that our role is to not only maintain, but to enhance our residents quality of life and that getting older should be a celebration of experience and wisdom.




Aynsleys Drive

Blythe Bridge


ST11 9HJ

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Apprenticeship Kitchen Services or Level 2 Kitchen Services
  • Level 2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in maths and English Level 1 (if applicable)
  • Employees Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by New College


Jenny Crowson

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: 14 Nov 2017