Apprentice Chef - Intermediate (Level 2)

David Lloyd Leisure Limited (Employer)

Lifetime Training Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £180.00
20.0 hours per week Shift work including evening and weekends. Shifts TBC.
18 months (duration)
15 August 2021(start date)
Production chef (apprenticeship standard)
8 August 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

David Lloyd have a great opportunity for you to become an Apprentice Chef within their Centre. You will be working towards a Production Chef Level 2 qualification and your training will be provided by Lifetime Training.

Responsibilities

At David Lloyds you will work towards your Production Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship standard over the next 15 months

The purpose of this role at David Lloyd is to assist in providing a professional level of service in the daily operation of the Centre's Catering facilities - namely the DLicious Cafebar, ensuring that this service is delivered in accordance with quality assurance and specifications, legislation and standards expected.

Your daily duties will include the following:

  • Washing, peeling, chopping, cutting and cooking foodstuffs and helping to prepare salads and desserts
  • Preparation of basic meals
  • Organising the storeroom
  • Assist in stock taking and storage of stock, including checking deliveries
  • Washing utensils and dishes and making sure they are stored appropriately
  • Present food quickly and to company specification efficiently to ensure a smooth running of the kitchen
  • Work safely around kitchen equipment and monitor and deal with any maintenance issues
  • Keep up to date with new products, menus and promotions
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures and licensing laws
  • Be involved and contribute at all team meetings
  • Carry out instructions as given by management

You will also be responsible for the care, proper use and cleaning of all equipment within the department used during the course of your daily duties responsible for the implementation of Statutory and company Hygiene and Health & Safety.

You will also be responsible for the completion of any documentation as required e.g. temperature logs, vending transfers, cleaning rotas etc.

This is a full-time position and you will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre.
You will work 5 days out of 7, including weekends, and your shifts could be:

  • 6am - 2pm
  • 10am - 6pm
  • 2pm - 10pm

The programme is 12-15 months in duration, and you will be employed on a fixed term contract. On successfully completing your Apprenticeship we would expect to be able to offer you continued employment and development opportunities.

Future Prospects

Ongoing training and development.

Reality Check

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

Benefits:

  • Tailored industry training
  • 28 days paid holiday each year
  • Wages paid at National Minimum Wage rather than National Apprenticeship Wage
  • A mouth-watering 33% off across ALL of our business for you and up to 5 friends
  • Discounts off High St retailers
  • Option to opt into some of our share schemes (e.g. Free Share Plan)
  • Pension scheme
  • A cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible shifts

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Good team player

Qualities Required

  • Passionate about developing your skills in the hospitality sector
  • A willingness and desire to learn
  • A smart and tidy appearance
  • Tact and diplomacy for dealing with demanding customers
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • A flexibility to work weekends and evenings
  • Attention to detail

Qualifications Required

None required!

Training Provided

  • Production Chef Level 2
  • Functional Skills in maths and English Level 1
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