Anchor Care Ltd

Apprentice Catering Assistant - Blackbrook House - Intermediate (Level 2)

Anchor Care Ltd (Employer)

Babcock Training Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £132.30
30.0 hours per week 5 days out of 7. Shifts TBC.
15 months (duration)
18 October 2021(start date)
Hospitality team member (apprenticeship standard)
6 October 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Anchor are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our team as an Apprentice Catering Assistant. If you have a caring nature, a natural interest in people and want to make a difference then this might be just the job for you!


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 apprenticeship specialising in Food Production
  • You will receive one to one training with a training provider who will support and guide you throughout your Apprenticeship journey
  • Gain essential life skills
  • Gain confidence

Future Prospects

  • This vacancy is for a full-time position within Blackbrook House during which an apprenticeship programme will be delivered
  • This vacancy is for a permanent position within Anchor Hanover during which an apprenticeship programme will be delivered. 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

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • Ability to work in a pressured environment
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Previous catering experience is desirable but not essential
  • Strong interpersonal skills 

Qualities Required

  • A genuine interest in food
  • Empathetic
  • Flexibility

Qualifications Required

  • No previous qualifications required

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship
  • 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, 1-1 training and 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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