Commis Chef Apprenticeship – Rsyc

Catering, Hospitality & Bar

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Industry
Catering, Hospitality & Bar
Location
Yarmouth
Contract
Full Time
Salary
£150-£200 Per week
Published
27/05/2021
Closing
18/06/2021

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 Royal Solent Yacht Club as a Trainee Chef.

The RSYC is a reputable Members club which welcomes affiliated club members plus visiting sailors and motor boaters. The Club hosts prestigious events catering for large numbers including weddings, corporate functions and our renowned Taittinger regatta. The ideal candidate will need to be organised with a keen eye for detail, show willingness to learn, be able to follow and implement instructions as well as provide consistency and high standards at all times.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities will include:

The Royal Solent is looking for a commis chef to join our kitchen team working in a fast paced but friendly environment. The role will include assisting our busy kitchen with food prep, cooking, and general kitchen duties.

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  • 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  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

  •  £150-£200 per week

 

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 18th June 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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