Job Title : Apprentice Cook
Employer : KFC Restaurants - Whitstable - Thanet Way
Location : Whitstable, Kent, CT5 3JE
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Hospitality
Vacancy Reference : VAC-50043
Vacancy Short Description : KFC is looking to recruit Team Members for our restaurants. Our restaurants are run by people who know and love the restaurant business. KFC knows the secret of motivating teams - which can be fun for everyone and contribute to strong sales growth and great customer service.
Qualifications Required : No qualifications required.
Vacancy Full Description : CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Front of House - You’ll be the first person our customers meet when they visit our restaurants, it’s up to us to create a fantastic experience for each and every one of them. Our Front of House team are friendly, welcoming and making our customers feel like they made the right choice to eat with us.
Middle of House - Whilst not in a customer facing position it will be your responsibility to ensure the product we deliver to our customers is the very best, supporting our Front of House team by delivering the perfect product you have prepared.
Front of House - We team together every day to allow us to deliver the experience our customers deserve… the very best! Day to day you will support those you work with in various different ways; taking & packing orders, cleaning our Front of House area & toilets and bringing our People Promise to life by Being Your Best Self, Making A Difference and Having Fun!
Middle of House - We team together every day to allow us to deliver the experience our customers deserve… the very best! Day to day you will support those you work with in various different ways; preparing our famous chicken burgers, and side orders. You will be bringing our People Promise to life by Being Your Best Self, Making A Difference and Having Fun!
Front of House - You will be responsible for ensuring our front counter, restaurant and toilet areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.
Middle of House - You will be responsible for ensuring our food preparation and holding areas are kept clean and tidy at all times
HEALTH & SAFETY AND FOOD SAFETY
Front of House - It important to us that our restaurants are a safe environment for our team and customers, therefore we expect our teams to adhere to all Health & Safety and Food Safety guidelines, maintaining a safe working environment at all times.
Middle of House - It important to us that our restaurants are a safe environment for our team and customers, therefore we expect our teams to adhere to all H&S and FS guidelines, maintaining a safe working environment at all times.
Front of House - You will be responsible for ensuring our great tasting chicken and other menu items are delivered to our customers exactly how the Colonel intended!
Middle of House - You will be responsible for preparing many of our tasty menu items; Burgers, Wraps, Sides, & of course, our Finger Licking Chicken
We have many systems in our restaurant that support us to run our business efficiently. At times you will be responsible for reading and interpreting information and making decisions to help make sure our customers get the best tasting chicken and chips all the time.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 30 hours per week, shift work including evening and weekends
Weekly Wage : £184.50
Application Deadline Date : 04/12/2019
Possible Start Date : 11/12/2019
Personal Qualities : Are you a bright, spirited person who loves to get stuck in, ask questions and support the people around you? Better still, are you energetic, do you like to smile and have fun together, even when things get tough? Loads of different people make KFC what it is today (the most popular chicken restaurant in Britain!) and they all play a huge part in our success from the Managing Director to our cooks. So how KFC are you?
We are Customer Maniacs. That means our Customers are Number 1. Whilst restaurant experience is fantastic, we are always on the lookout for individuals with a passion for people and who love being part of a team. Recognition is not just about rewards and incentives, it is about saying thank you to people for going above and beyond and for always striving to achieve their best.
Skills Required : Bright, spirited and energetic. Passionate about people and love being part of a team.
Future Prospects : Career development opportunities include progressing onto your Level 3 Standard in Supervision and Level 6 Chartered Manager Degree if appropriate.
Training to be Provided : Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship - Food and Beverage Service
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
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 £6.15 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £7.70 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £8.21 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). These rates apply from 1st April 2019.
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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