Apprentice Chef Queens Head - Everards

Do you want to become part of the kitchen team at Queens Head? No experience is necessary. Training on all aspects of the kitchen will be given. Apply for our chef vacancy today!

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Closing date: 20 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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 shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 year

  • Possible start date

    21 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000917826

  • Positions

    1 available

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Assist more experienced chefs in preparing meals in either part or in full using fresh ingredients and making food from scratch
  • Responsible for executing allocated dishes on time to the required standard
  • Work as part of the kitchen team under the direction of the head chef, sous chef and chef de parties to support the demands of the kitchen
  • Attend college and complete 2 year apprenticeship
  • Work in a clean and tidy manner
  • Undertake training as required
  • Maintain a positive and pro active attitude at all times
  • Actively seek to improve skills and achieve personal development
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management
  • Comply at all times with the Staff Code of Conduct
  • Comply with the provisions of your contract and any of our Company Policies and set an example for newer members of staff
  • Seek to ensure at all times that all visitors or guests on our sites have the best experience possible

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Novice, maybe with some skills from previous work establishments if they have already worked

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Willing to learn
  • Desire to succeed in catering

Qualifications required

School qualifications, merits at school

Future prospects

To be discussed with employer on interview

Things to consider

Applicants need to be aware that they will be working in a busy environment and it is a physically demanding job role. You may be required to work varying shifts to include working evenings, weekends and bank holidays. 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.

About the employer

The Queens Head is managed and co-owned by Chris Lewis-Sharman, a chef with over 25 years' experience of working in some of the best eating establishments.

A friendly welcome awaits all customers from local villages, as well as visitors from further afield, looking to drink and dine in a beautiful part of Leicestershire, with one of the best views in the county with the rolling hills of South Leicestershire and Saddington reservoir.

The Queens Head is the perfect setting to enjoy dinner with friends, or relax in our courtyard area overlooking the view with a pint of local ale, or a coffee with our varied menu to our fantastic Sunday Lunch menu. With Free Wi-Fi available too business lunches can be enjoyed without missing that vital e-mail.

Children are more than welcome, with a large garden to play in and children menus available, as well.

The Queens Head is the perfect setting to enjoy dinner with friends, or you could meet for a 'Pie & Pint' lunch, or simply relax whilst enjoying a great cup of coffee on our terrace and relishing our fabulous countryside view.

So, if you would like to visit us for a drink, some lunch, dinner or attend one of our fantastic events - we look forward to seeing you very soon.

Employer

Queens Head - Everards

Address

Main Street

Saddington

Leicester

LE8 0QH

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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ in Kitchen Services or Professional Cookery
  • Level 2 BTEC in Kitchen Services or Professional Cookery
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

HIT TRAINING LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd

Contact

Ria Bramhall - 07538 334561 - ria.bramhall@hittraining.co.uk


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: 20 Nov 2017