Anchor Trust

Apprentice Catering Assistant

Employer:

Anchor Trust

Training Provider:

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Weekly wage £130.00
30.0 hours per week Shifts TBC.
duration: 14 months
start: 15 January 2020
Morecambe
Intermediate(level 2)
Hospitality team member Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
2 January 2020 (application closing date)
Anchor are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our team as an Apprentice Catering Assistant. If you have an interest in food, good organisational and time management skills this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Responsibilities

Anchor are the largest not for profit provider of Care for the over 55's in the UK. We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our team as an Apprentice Catering Assistant.

If you have an interest in food, good organisational and time management skills this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

As an apprentice you will learn to;

  • Contribute to happy living by delivering a quality catering service in line with health, safety and hygiene requirements
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of food and drinks within the location
  • Serve meals to customers as required
  • Keep the kitchen equipment, crockery and utensils clean and hygienic
  • Report any concerns to your line manager

Apprenticeship Highlights;

  • You will gain a nationally recognised Level 2 Hospitality Team Member qualification specialising in Food Production
  • You will receive onsite training with an award-winning training provider who will support and guide you throughout your Apprenticeship journey
  • Gain life skills
  • Gain confidence

Please be aware that the wage shown reflects the weekly wage for the first 6 months and will increase to £150 after 6 months and 50% completion of your apprenticeship. 

Future Prospects

  • We have big growth plans to ensure we can support the growing demand for care and aim to 'grow our own' talent
  • Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a full-time position and the opportunity to progress within the company.
  • We have big growth plans to ensure we can support the growing demand for care and aim to 'grow our own' talent
  • Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a full-time position and the opportunity to progress within the company
  • This vacancy is for a temporary position with the possibility of full-time employment within Anchor upon the completion of the apprenticeship programme

Reality Check

  • £4.33 starting wage raising to £5 per hour after 6 months and 50% completion
  • As part of your Apprenticeship, Anchor will support you in getting to work by offering a travel allowance of up to £500 per year
  • This will be claimed back each week/month using an expenses claim which would be completed by you and the Home Manager

Important information:

  • This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment
  • As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship
  • Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices’ chosen career route, each standards has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role
  • This will include the completion of Functional Skills in maths and English
  • Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment
  • The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role
  • Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment

Skills Required

  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • Ability to work in a pressured environment
  • Previous catering experience is desirable but not essential

Qualities Required

  • A genuine interest in food
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Empathetic
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility

Qualifications Required

  • None required as full training but GCSE's at grade A-C or 8-4 in English and maths would be an advantage

Training Provided

  • As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship specialising in Food Production
  • Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices’ chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of Functional Skills in maths and English
  • Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment. The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role
  • Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment

last 24 hours

This page contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0. The information provider is the Education and Skills Funding Agency.