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
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
Good communication skills
Able to work as part of a team
Hard working and reliable
Pro-active and willingness to learn new skills
Genuine interest in the hospitality industry
GCSE English and Maths (Grade 4 or above) or Functional Skills
Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.
Hospitality Assistant / Hospitality Supervisor / Level 3 Apprenticeship / Events Co-ordinator / Assistant Manager (Hospitality)
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
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