Anchor Trust

Apprentice Catering Assistant

Employer:

Anchor Trust

Training Provider:

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Weekly wage £130.00
30.0 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed, 5 days out of 7.
duration: 14 months
start: 2 March 2020
Sheffield
Intermediate(level 2)
Production Chef Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
31 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 Production Chef qualification
  • You will receive onsite training with an award-winning training provider who will support and guide you throughout your Apprenticeship journey
  • Gain essential life skills
  • Gain confidence

£4.33 starting wage rising 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 expense claim which would be completed by you and the Home Manager.

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 permanent position and the opportunity to progress within the company.

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 permanent position and the opportunity to progress within the company.

Reality Check

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

£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 expense claim which would be completed by you and the Home Manager.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Previous catering experience is desirable but not essential
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills 

Qualities Required

  • A genuine interest in food
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • Ability to work in a pressured environment
  • Empathetic
  • Flexibility

Qualifications Required

None required as full training but GCSE's or equivalent at grade 7-4/A-C in English and maths would be an advantage.

Training Provided

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Production Chef.

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. 

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