Fantastic opportunity has become available with Rope Green Farm Day Nursery. They are looking for a Kitchen Apprentice to join their ‘Outstanding’ setting, to fit well within their friendly team and learn skills on the job whilst gaining a level 2 production chef apprenticeship standard. Apply today!!
We are looking for someone that wants to learn to create balanced, nutritious and exciting menus. We will value you as a member of the team and support and coach you as you learn. Joining Rope Green Farm Day Nursery as a kitchen apprentice is a chance for you to grow personally and professionally.
Day to day you will learn to:
- To support the chef in preparation and cooking of a healthy balanced diet for children
- To maintain hygiene and cleanliness within the kitchen and dining area to a 5* standard
- Is responsible to the Nursery manager and Nursery chef
Duties and responsibilities:
- To support the cooking and prepare a selection of hot and cold meals, snacks and puddings with accordance to the company's menu
- To contribute to the hygiene and cleanliness within the kitchen area, working with all the health and safety guidelines
- To follow the company's relevant policies and procedures
- To develop good relationships with the parents and carers
- To have a knowledge of food allergens and safe food preparation and meet all the dietary requirements of the children
- To understand your responsibilities for child protection and safeguarding procedures and ensure they are always followed
- To undertake any further training and development needed to carry out the role, keep up to date with apprenticeship training and have a good attitude to self-development and progression
To become an apprentice, you must:
- be 16 or over
- not already be in full-time education
You can start an apprenticeship whether you’re starting your career, want a change or you're upskilling in your current job. You can have a previous qualification like a degree and still start an apprenticeship.
As an apprentice you’ll:
- have regular one to one sessions with a dedicated trainer either remotely or through visits to your workplace
- learn and train for a specific job
- get paid and receive holiday leave
- get hands-on experience in a real job
- study for at least 20% of your working hours
- complete assessments during and at the end of your apprenticeship
- be on a career path with lots of future potential
What is an apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. You’re an employee with a contract of employment and holiday leave. By the end of an apprenticeship, you'll have the right skills and knowledge needed for your chosen career.
You will have the chance to enrol onto a Level 2 Production Chef Standard.
Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the apprentices’ chosen career route, each standards has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English.