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Hospitality Team Member Level 2 Apprenticeship David Alderson

Overview

Working in this busy modern restaurant in the heart of Norton you will learn so many new skills! You will have lots of support and also work towards achieving your Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship. You will spend 20% of your time in off the job training.

Apprenticeship Summary

This will be a very busy and varied role, you will earn all aspects of being a hospitality team member and what that involves. Some of your duties will include:

  • Food preparation
  • Cooking
  • Cleaning
  • Supporting kitchen staff
  • Maintaining high hygiene standards
  • Serving food
  • Giving friendly service
  • May include some cash handling/taking payments when needed.

Wage/Working Week

  • Weekly wage

£129.00

  • Working week

Shifts will vary so you will need a flexible approach to work.

Total hours per week: 30.00

Apprenticeship Level

  • Apprenticeship level

Intermediate
Level 2 (GCSE)

About the Employer

Options of Norton was established in 2020 and was designed as a cozy and informal eatery, serving both classic food and dishes you might not see in many other places. Our passion is for good, honest and delicious cooking, and a relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere. Our menu features a selection of dishes, all made in-house by our team of talented chefs.

​Our signature offering is our fantastic selection of Tapas dishes. 

Tapas (from the Spanish verb "Tapar", meaning "to cover") originated in pre-19th Century Andalusia, where innkeepers and bar tenders would offer their sherry-drinking patrons thin slices of bread or meat to cover their drinks, guarding against marauding fruit flies.

The high salt content of the Spanish ham or chorizo would help to encourage the customers' thirst and, in turn, increase the takings behind the bar. Over time, business-savvy bar owners began to increase the variety of their offerings, and eventually Tapas became as important to the Spanish culture as the drink it originally accompanied.

​At Options we've tried, with the help of our specialist Tapas chef, to recreate some of the authentic flavours of Andalusia, right in the heart of our little English village.

Employer

David Alderson

https://www.optionsofnorton.com/

Address

102 High Street

Stockton-On-Tees

TS20 1AE

Training

Training provider

STOCKTON-ON-TEES BOROUGH COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stockton Borough Council

Contact

Michael Elliott 07384243888 michael.elliott@stockton.gov.uk

Hospitality Team Member Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

You will have a workplace mentor who will provide daily training, information, advice and guidance. You will also have an Assessor who will visit you in the workplace and take you for your off the job training sessions. You will send 20% of your time in off the job training, usually at the training centre in Billingham.

The apprenticeship also includes Functional Skills in English and maths, however you may be exempt from these depending on your previous qualifications.

The apprenticeship will give you the chance to learn and gain a nationally recognised qualification whilst being employed.

Core units:

  • Principles of hospitality
  • Understanding the operations of hospitality industry 
  • Customers
  • Business
  • People

Specialist area of choice: optional unit of choice.

This apprenticeship also has an End Point Assessment which you will be expected to complete to achieve the qualification. (see below)

  • On-demand test
  • Practical observation
  • Business project
  • Professional discussion

Requirements and Prospects

Desired skills

  • Knife skills would be an advantage
  • Communication skills
  • Organisational skills 

Personal qualities

  • Able to pick up information quickly, keen to learn
  • Calm under pressure
  • Honest, reliable and trustworthy
  • Hardworking
  • Flexible
  • Able to take instruction
  • Able to work at a fast pace

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade C/4 or above in English Language and maths would be an advantage

Future prospects

  • Great chance to develop your career with a great team and gain future qualifications.

Things to consider

  • This job requires you to be flexible as it will include working mornings, evenings, and weekends
  • Can you get there for early starts and late finishes?

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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