Catering Apprentice

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Part Time
Subject Area:
Food Technology/Hospitality and Catering
North West
Contract Term:
Fixed Term
Salary Description:
Apprenticeship Wage
14th Nov 2017
Start Date:
Wigan & Leigh College
Job Ref:

Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester

Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2 College, Wigan and Leigh College is well underway on its journey to become Outstanding. With over 6,500 students and a turnover of £26m the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.

The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and services to meet the needs of the local community and support the economic transformation of Wigan and surrounding areas.

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance heir learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study and employment.

Our apprentices are a key part of our journey and we are looking for apprentices in our Catering Services Department

Wigan and Leigh College catering services provides high-quality catering for students, staff and visitors across 5 sites. This post will be based at Wigan College but you may be asked to work at other sites to meet business need.

The duties associated with the role will include you:

•To prepare, cook and serve a selection of hot and cold foods for a counter style service for students and staff at a busy college.
•Follow the procedures for both food hygiene and health and safety.
•Customer interaction and customer service skills including cash handling
•Retail skills for filling confectionary and drinks.
•Be part of a team that reports directly to the Catering Manager.

Skills required:

•Good communication skills
•Good numeracy and an ability to count takings, issue change.
•Good personal presentation and personal hygiene

Personal Qualities:

•An interest in hospitality and catering
•Customer service skills

The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check.

The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.
When applying for this role, please reference AoC Jobs as your application source when asked.
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Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Wigan & Leigh College
Tel: 01942 761554
Contact: HR Department

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