Commis Chef Apprenticeship

Catering, Hospitality & Bar

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Industry
Catering, Hospitality & Bar
Location
Seaview
Contract
Full Time
Salary
£135-£180 per week
Published
28/04/2021
Closing
26/05/2021

Here at The Isle of Wight College we work with a number of employers, in a vast array of industries. A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work for The Boathouse as a Trainee Chef.

 This is a unique opportunity for a Trainee Apprentice Chef.

Our staff look forward to welcoming you to share our unique ambience and beach side setting. Sit and watch the world go by while we look after your every need. An experience you will never forget.
The Boathouse, situated on the fringe of the chic village of Seaview on the Isle of Wight is an idyllic beachside venue offering quality dining and accommodation by the sea. We pride ourselves on offering superb ales and an extensive wine selection to complement our award winning food we pride ourselves on offering quality dining in a pub environment, matched with superb ales and an extensive wine selection.

Tasks and Responsibilities will include:

We are looking for an enthusiastic young person to join our kitchen team who has a passion for good food, using local produce and a desire to learn and succeed. Good time keeping and communication skills are vital along with understanding the importance of stock control.

  • To assist in our busy kitchen with food preparation, cooking and general kitchen duties
  • Be flexible and work effectively as a member of our successful team
  • Support the preparation & cooking of food throughout the day
  • Work and communicate effectively with the team
  • Provide consistency and high standards in all you do
  • Be self-confident, ambitious and motivated
  • Work at weekends and evenings 

Desired skills

  • Good communication and inter personal skills
  • Organised
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Good time keeping and communication skills are vital.
  • Follow and implement instructions
  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Show a willingness to learn and be trained
  • Be able to work independently or under supervision
  • Have the ability to record off-the-job training
  • Be proactive and forward thinking

Attributes/mind set: 

  • Confident
  • Enthusiastic
  • Hard -working
  • Committed 
  • Punctual and hard-working
  • Calm in a busy working environment
  • Methodical and orderly in your work
  • Well-presented with good personal hygiene
  • A good team member with a great personality and a passion for great food

Qualifications Required

  • Ideally 5 GCSE Grade C/4 or above (or equivalent qualification) in English and maths.

Apprenticeship Standard

  • Commis Chef Standard Level 2
  • Apprenticeship duration will be between 12 -18 months + 3 months for End Point Assessment
  • Functional Skills – if not already achieved a GCSE C (or above) in maths, IT and English (or equivalent qualification) 
  • There is a requirement to complete 20% off job training, College attendance will contribute but time spent either learning something new, other courses or any support work you that is not your usual role will also be counted

Working Week

  • 30-40 Hours a week over 5 days and will include evenings and Weekends
  • One day per week to be spent at the college

Wage

  •  £135-£180 per week

EMPLOYER QUESTION 1

 

Why do you want a career in Hospitality?

 

 

EMPLOYER QUESTION 2

 

What quality points do you have and why are you suitable for this position?

 

 

ANY APPLICATIONS THAT ARE SUBMITTED WITH ONLY A CV AND NO COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO ANSWER BOTH THE EMPLOYER QUESTIONS ALSO.

Closing date for applications will be Friday 21st May 2021 and interviews for successful applicants, will be held shortly after.

Your details will be processed and recorded in accordance with the Data Protection Act.

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £4.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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