Hospitality Assistant (Apprentice)

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The Hospitality Assistant (Apprentice) will work as part of a team under the general direction of the Catering & Hospitality Supervisor and assist in the first class delivery of front of house service and events at Canford School.

Number of Positions Available

1

About Employer

Established independent boarding school providing education for 653 pupils

Detailed Job Description

Canford School is a top independent co-educational boarding and day school located in the South West of England near Wimborne.
Canford School have an excellent opportunity for a Hospitality Apprentice to join their team, learn the trade and gain a Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Qualification.
Duties will include:
• Duties to include Greeting customers at the table
• Taking orders
• Serving food and drink at the table
• Tidying tables
• Cash handling
• Booking tables
• Working as part of the team
• Adhering to all Health & Safety guidelines
• Providing all customers with great customer service
• Liaising with the kitchen
• Learning how to use the coffee machine
• Bar work
• Some food preparation

Skills Required

Good communication skills
Able to work as part of a team

Personal Qualities

Hard working and reliable
Punctual
Friendly
Pro-active and willingness to learn new skills
Genuine interest in the hospitality industry

Qualifications Required

GCSE English and Maths (Grade 4 or above) or Functional Skills
Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Future Prospects

Hospitality Assistant / Hospitality Supervisor / Level 3 Apprenticeship / Events Co-ordinator / Assistant Manager (Hospitality)

Other Information

Benefits include 33 days paid holiday (inclusive of bank holidays), discounted membership of the Sports Centre and Golf Course, discounted tickets to the Layard Theatre, good pension scheme, membership of the BUPA Cash Plan scheme, free meals during term time, free parking. Uniform will be provided

Training to be Provided

Hospitality Team Member apprenticeship Level 2
Maths and English if required

Expected Duration

12 Months

Working Week

37½ hours per week

Things to consider

Canford is not on a main bus route so transport is necessary. The apprentice will be required to take part in a rotational shift pattern.
37½ hours per week worked 5 days out of 7. Hours of work will include evenings and weekends