Hospitality Apprentice

Hospitality Apprentice

  • 26th Jul 2017


Situated in the heart of Birtley, Thought Foundation is a thoughtful arts and cultural space, to inspire, promote and support. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join the team.

Training to be provided: You will work towards the Apprenticeship Standard Hospitality Team Member with Gateshead College. You may be required to complete functional skills as part of the qualification.  

Expected duration:18 months

Hours per week: 30 hours You will work 4 days out of 7 , Hours 9am – 5pm with 30 minutes unpaid lunch

Salary: £135.00 per week

Job description:

Main duties will include:

  • Assist with all aspects of the preparation of food service areas and presentation of food to the notified standard, including preparation of cold food and baking

  • Operate till, taking orders and payment for food and drinks

  • Assist with the replenishment of food, beverages and equipment to ensure service periods do not stop

  • Assist with hygienic cleaning of utensils and work areas after service periods

  • Assist with the implementation of cleaning schedules to agreed standards

  • To assist with the set-up, service, clearing and cleaning of function catering as requested

  • Clearing and cleaning of tables

  • Dishwashing, filling the dishwasher and putting clean crockery away.

  • Adhere to cleaning and health and safety procedures

  • There may also be involvement in admin and paperwork e.g. helping with food orders and party bookings

  • Making and serving hot and cold drinks


Desired Skills

  • Good communications skills

  • Ability to adhere to all health & safety practices 

  • Desire to work in a customer facing role

  • High levels of personal hygiene and appearance

  • Ability to work well as part of a team

  • Ability to use own initiative 

Desired Personal Qualities

  • Hardworking

  • Punctual

  • Flexible

  • Ability to cope well under pressure and use own initiative

  • Presentable and professional

  • Must have an interest in this area

    Qualifications required

Must have GCSEs grades D or above in both English & Mathematics.

How To Apply

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Ryan Wilson