Job Title : Bar and Waiting Apprentice - WHR - Premier Inn - Woking Town Centre
Employer : WHR - Premier Inn - Woking Town Centre
Location : Woking, Surrey, GU21 6HT
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Hospitality
Vacancy Reference : VAC-52823
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 really help lead the way, setting us aside from our competitors – Your welcoming smile, hands on approach and cross training really sets the standards of our hotels, allowing us to offer and deliver an exceptional experience for our guests. Our guests will see you in reception, they’ll also see you in the restaurant and bar and overall, you’ll be on hand making sure every service our guests use outside of their rooms is turned into a great experience.
It begins when you check our guest’s in- From first impressions upon arrival, to the in between part of our guest’s journey before bringing it all to an end at checkout, you’ll have plenty to do. If a guest has a question about one of our products or services, you’ll be on hand to answer. If a query or problem arises, you’ll solve with an acceptable solution. A lot of this will come with our extensive training however your passion to provide great guest care and ambition to build a potential career will certainly help you along the way.
You don’t need previous experience to join us in this role- It’s all about what you can bring and offer as a person. With every day being different it’s important for you to bring a warm and enthusiastic approach to every shift you work. We’ll want you to be a strong team player with energy and commitment for your role. Working alongside your Duty Manager and other team members you will play a huge part in ensuring every shift is as smooth as it can be, with our guests being delighted with their experience.
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
• Whitbread Privilege Card 25% Discount across our Restaurants, and up to 50% on hotel rooms
• Annual incentive scheme – an extra week’s pay (tax free) on achieving all green performance targets
• 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)
• 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.
With over 800 hotels, 75,000+ rooms and further growth plans, there are endless opportunities for you within award winning Premier Inn! Come and make a difference at the UK’s leading hotel brand- Apply today
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.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Minimum of 18 hours per week- Will include weekends and evenings
Weekly Wage : £153.18
Application Deadline Date : 20/04/2020
Possible Start Date : 27/04/2020
Personal Qualities : • Good Communication skills
• Flexible and adaptable in your approach to work
• Ability to work in a team and on an individual basis
• Sustains optimism & drive in the face of short-term setbacks
Skills Required : • Hard working
• Enthusiastic and happy to take on extra responsibility where needed
• World class customer service
• Shows real interest and determination
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 : Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship L2 - 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 £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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