Merewood Country House Hotel

Food and Beverage Assistant Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Merewood Country House Hotel (Employer)

Rwp Training Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week The working week depends on what business we have in. Longer shifts may be required during wedding receptions and shorter shifts at other times. Working patterns tend to be a morning or afternoon/evening shift. Exact shifts TBC.
15 months (duration)
10 May 2021(start date)
Customer service practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
30 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Merewood Country House Hotel are looking to recruit a Food and Beverage Assistant Apprentice. This role involves a lot of customer service, with duties that vary.


As a small country house we don’t have a steep managerial structure, which means we operate as a close team, from the Hotel Manager, to the Food and Beverage Assistants.

The hotel’s clientele is a spread of leisure guests, corporate guests, wedding parties and international tour groups.

Smaller hotels such as ours give our staff the opportunity learn and operate a wider skill set.

Duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Meeting and greeting
  • Reception duties
  • Running the high end award winning restaurant
  • Running the more relaxed bar menu
  • Operating the bar

Future Prospects

To be discussed towards the end of the apprenticeship.

Skills Required

Training is constantly given, whether that is to new starters or people who have been with the company for years. We constantly try to improve in all areas and having the will to learn and develop is key. Interpersonal skills are naturally essential as well. 

Qualities Required

  • A can do attitude is most essential
  • Hardworking 
  • Friendly
  • Passionate 

Qualifications Required

Attitude over rides the qualifications. We understand that some people have struggled at school and college and this isn’t a deterrent to us. 

Training Provided

This Programme is 12 - 15 months, on completion you will gain these qualifications:

  • Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Functional Skills maths Level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities are embedded into the apprenticeship.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
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