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Job Title : Bar and Waiting Apprentice - Wetherspoon - Figure of Eight - Birmingham
Employer : Wetherspoon - Figure of Eight - Birmingham
Location : Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2HG
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Hospitality
Vacancy Reference : VAC-48560
Vacancy Short Description : We want fun, enthusiastic, confident and passionate people who are not afraid of hard work. We recruit our team for their personality and as a UK top employer with an award winning training program we know we can teach anyone the skills to succeed.


Qualifications Required : There is no formal entry criteria (GCSE’s or equivalent) and you will be supported to gain Functional Skills in English and Maths alongside the apprenticeship if required.
Vacancy Full Description : At JD Wetherspoon, we hire people who are looking to learn and become the best in their specific profession. Our bar team members are the front line in our pubs for our customers becoming their first point of contact, offering an excellent customer service always. We open our doors early in the morning and sometimes don’t close them until late at night, so we offer great flexibility.

As a part of our bar team you will engage with customers and help with any queries they may have. You will share the responsibility to ensure that the bar, front of house, toilets and other areas of the pub are clean and maintained in accordance with company guidelines throughout the day.

Your role will be unique, and you will get to interact with a variety of different people, both customers and our great teams. Therefore, communication is key to success in this role. Working for Wetherspoon is rewarding, and our teams are consistently maintaining our high standards and 5-star health and safety ratings. With the right attitude we know you can climb our ladder to excel further in your career!

Your Daily Duties will include:

• Maintenance of a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
• Working effectively as part of a hospitality team
• Serve food at the table
• Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
• Serve alcoholic and soft drinks
• Keep up to date with new products, menus and promotions
• Adhere to company policies and procedures and licensing laws
• Be involved and contribute at all team meetings
• Carry out instructions as given by management and head office

We offer competitive hourly rates for all our team members! Alongside this, all our team can earn up to 19% in bonus paid monthly plus additional benefits such as:
• 50% off food whilst at work and 20% off on food, drink and hotel accommodation whilst not at work.
• Paid Holiday.
• Free Shares.
• £1 extra an hour, for hours worked between 12am and 5.59am.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Minimum 30 hours per week including evenings, early starts and weekends
Weekly Wage : £250.80
Application Deadline Date : 02/12/2019
Possible Start Date : 09/12/2019
Personal Qualities : • Customer Focus
• Drive
• Personal Integrity
• Team Work
Skills Required : None! We’re just looking for your passion, personality and desire to learn and progress in the industry!
Future Prospects : Progression onto a full time position
Training to be Provided : Hospitality Team Member Level 2: Food and Beverage Functional Skills in English Functional Skills in Maths Functional Skills in ICT
Other Information : The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.90 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 £4.20 an hour for under 18's, £5.90 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £7.38 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £7.83 for those over 25. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Things to consider : The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.
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