Job Title : Kitchen Apprentice - WHR - Brewers Fayre - Marina
Employer : WHR - Brewers Fayre - Marina
Location : Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 0NB
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Hospitality
Vacancy Reference : VAC-50570
Vacancy Short Description : Due to the on-going situation regarding Covid-19, the application window remains open and you are still able to apply. Our team will be in contact in due course but would like to manage your expectations and make it clear that we are not able to give a specific time frame of when this vacancy will be available again. However, as the current landscape changes over the course of the coming weeks and months, we will keep you informed on the status of your application and update you accordingly’
Qualifications Required : No previous qualifications required
Vacancy Full Description : You’ll help to make sure our kitchen delivers great food for every customer – Assisting in all kind of ways. From preparing, cooking and presenting food to the highest of standards. Taking responsibility for starters and desserts, you’ll create an unforgettable first impression for all customers before delivering an awesome end to their meal. You’ll do this by: Having an eye for detail, striving to deliver a great product in a fast-paced environment whilst taking great pride in washing up and keeping the kitchen and all equipment clean and maintained.
Like all of us, you really care about our customers – On hand to adapt and assist when things get busy making sure our food is always tasty, safe & well-presented. It’s a hands-on role however with your strong team player approach you’ll always be ready for a challenge. Naturally, you’ll strive to achieve and maintain a spotless kitchen in line with key health & safety/ food & hygiene standards.
If you’re keen to build a career in the kitchen, this is the perfect place to start – You don’t need previous experience to join us in this role, it’s all about what you can bring as a person. If your committed to learning and improving all the time, you’ll soon be able to climb the ranks within our kitchens or even within the restaurant itself. Being an organised and strong communicator whilst remaining focussed to follow processes and brand standards is important. You’ll have a can-do attitude with a motivation for delivering an incredible customer experience every time.
Your Rewards and Benefits -
Along with a structured induction plan and training to do your role there are numerous of other benefits. Some of the big ones below, but feel free to explore more on our Whitbread careers page.
• Working more than 16 hours a week with us, you can choose to study for an apprenticeship to give you a nationally recognised qualification
• A wide range of discounts retail and leisure discounts including gym membership, cinema ticket and 02 price plans (which can be shared across 5 family members or friends)
• Whitbread Privilege Card 25% Discount across our Restaurants, and up to 50% on hotel rooms
• Opportunity to work flexible shift patterns across mornings, afternoons & evenings to create a balance for other commitments outside of work
• Discounted ‘Premier Inn famous’ Hypnos mattresses and beds
• Pension scheme with employer contribution
• 50% off food whilst on shift
We believe in equal opportunity. That’s why we offer opportunities for absolutely everyone. No matter who you are – if you have heart, that’s the start of something great.
Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.
Whitbread is known for offering the UK’s best-loved and best-known restaurant brands. Over the years we’ve grown to have restaurants across the nation. We’re proud to make every day experiences special for millions of customers and create excellent career opportunities for people like you! Apply today to start your Whitbread journey.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Minimum of 20hrs per week with the potential to increase to 30- Will include weekends and evenings
Weekly Wage : £123.00
Application Deadline Date : 20/04/2020
Possible Start Date : 27/04/2020
Personal Qualities : • Hard working
• Enthusiastic and happy to take on extra responsibility where needed
• Shows real interest and determination
• Sustains optimism & drive in the face of short-term setbacks
Skills Required : • Good Communication skills
• World class customer service
• Flexible and adaptable in your approach to work
• Ability to work in a team and on an individual basis
Future Prospects : Ongoing training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full-time job.
Training to be Provided : Production Chef Apprenticeship L2
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT
Other Information : The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.15 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 £4.55 an hour for anyone under 18, £6.45 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £8.20 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £8.72 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 2020.
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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