Great Western Hospitals Nhs Foundation Trust

Chef Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Great Western Hospitals Nhs Foundation Trust (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £332.50
35.0 hours per week 35 Hours Per Week. Shifts TBC.
12 months (duration)
5 May 2021(start date)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
28 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

To assist Head Chef in busy kitchen. Receipt of delivery, preparation of fresh food items, recipe following, cook recipes, display food items for service, complete compliance records.


Production Chef Level 2 to support Head Chef and chef team. 35 hours per week over 7 day period, rotas subject to change as part of a rota system. Early start 6am / 7am / 8am / 9am. Late shift finishes no later than 6pm (7.5 hour shifts which includes unpaid break).

  • To help receipt deliveries, check quality of products, storage of products, preparation of fresh products (meats, fish, salads, vegetables) to follow recipes, cook menu items, display menu items for service
  • To support making grab and go recipes, baguettes, toasties, paninis and pizzas
  • To support making grab and go recipes potted desserts, potted fruit and freshly cooked bakery items (cakes & muffins)
  • Work varied shifts to enable breakfast production knowledge, lunch service knowledge, dinner service knowledge
  • To complete all required online e-learning for modules required for Chefs including, Food Safety Level 1 & 2, Health & Safety Level 1 & 2. COSHH, Manual Handling, Fire Training, First aid, Temperature Control, Handwashing, Labelling. Various other company compliance modules
  • To complete all required Apprenticeship learning, webinars, online courses, course work 

Future Prospects

Level 3 Chef Leadership/Aramark Supervisory Level Front of house.

Reality Check

  • Uniform provided 
  • Safety Shoes provided 
  • Staff meal discount
  • Pay 4 weekly
  • Pension enrolment
  • Overtime at single pay rate of £9.50 per hour
  • Holiday entitlement calculated from 1st January to 31st December 2021
  • My Staff Shop Benefits
  • Access to employee Assistance Programme
  • 26 weeks probationary period
  • SSP for first year, then after 12 months 10 days Occupational Sick Pay in a rolling 12 months, paid after the first 3 days of unpaid absence

Skills Required

  • Previous catering experience in kitchen at any level

Qualities Required

  • Punctual
  • Clean presentation
  • Good attendance record
  • Team player

Qualifications Required

  • Food Safety Level 1 & 2 (Preferable)
  • GCSE or equivalent - English
  • Maths and English will be assessed as part of the application process

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Production Chef
  • Functional Skills maths and English (if required)
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