Apprentice Chef Swan At Forton

A fantastic opportunity for a passionate individual to enter the world of Professional Cookery.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £135.00

  • Working week

    30 hours per week to include a variety of shifts

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    Minimum 12 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Aug 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000910316

  • Positions

    1 available

A fantastic training opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Chef to work as part of the kitchen team at The Swan at Forton.



The Swan has a regularly changing fresh food menu and a good selection of steaks and grills. Our range includes a carvery, traditional favourites as well as selection of a la carte dishes.



Duties will include:

  • Preparing dishes from the menu selections
  • Quality and stock checks
  • Assisting the Head Chef with the daily tasks of the kitchen
  • Maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Someone who can take instruction

  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work within a team, but has the initiative to work unsupervised

  • Level headed and ability to work under pressure

Personal qualities

The role will appeal to someone who is looking for a career in professional cooking who has the commitment and drive to learn in a fresh food environment.

Qualifications required

Good understanding of numeracy and literacy.

GCSE qualifications at grade C or above in English and maths or the ability to work towards Level 1 Functional Skills.

Future prospects

There is an opportunity of further training and full time employment upon completion of the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This setting is not located on a public transport route so the successful candidate must have alternative ways of getting to and from the workplace.

About the employer

A fantastic training opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Chef to work as part of the kitchen team at The Swan at Forton.



The Swan has a regularly changing fresh food menu and a good selection of steaks and grills. Our range includes a carvery, traditional favourites as well as selection of a la carte dishes..

Employer

Swan At Forton

Address

Forton

Newport

TF10 8BY

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Training provider

Level 2 Professional Cookery Apprenticeship to include:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploama in Professional Cookery (QCF)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles
  • (Professional Cookery) - QCF
  • Level 2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in maths and English Level 1 (if applicable)

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

NEW COLLEGE TELFORD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by New College

Contact

Jenny Crowson


Other information

As this is a role within a busy kitchen environment, the successful candidates must expect to work a variety of shift patterns including weekends.

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: 30 Sep 2017