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Bar and Waiting Apprentice

Lifetime Training
£282 per week
Closing date
2 Feb 2022

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Hospitality & Travel
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
Start Date
12-18 months
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Job Details

Wetherspoon is looking for fun, enthusiastic, passionate people to join its hard-working teams. No previous experience is necessary and - as it recruits for personality and is a UK Top Employer with an award-winning training programme - Wetherspoon knows that it can teach you the skills to succeed.

Wetherspoon opens its doors early in the morning and sometimes doesn't close them until late at night, so offering great flexibility of working hours.

What's in it for you?

Wetherspoon offers competitive hourly rates for all team members, as well as the following benefits:

- a complimentary meal and a drink, when working a four-hour shift

- a 50% discount on food and soft drinks, when working; a 20% discount on all food, drinks and hotel accommodation (for you and up to three guests), when not working

- £1 extra per hour for those hours worked during midnight-5.59am

- bonus scheme - earn up to 19% of your pay

- availability of guaranteed-hour contracts and variable-hour contracts

- paid holiday

- free shares (after a qualifying period)

- loyalty reward scheme

- -£9.40 per hour (£7.50 for under 18s), availability of guaranteed-hour contracts and variable contract available.

- You will also be supported to achieve the required level in maths and English if not already achieved.

The role

At a glance, your role is to deliver excellent customer service to make hungry and thirsty customers happy!

- ensuring that all food and drinks are served to the correct specification

- always welcoming to customers - interact, say 'hello'; just as important, say 'thank you'

and 'goodbye'

- building, maintaining and enhancing customer relations to enrich their experiences

during visits

- encouraging customers' loyalty by consistent good performance

- being aware of, and being knowledgeable about, all promotions, events and new products

in the pub

- receiving and delivering customer orders, either face to face or via the app,

achieving service standards at all times*

- taking pride in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness in all areas

- responding to any customer feedback in a positive and helpful manner, seeking support if required

*Sale of alcohol not applicable, if you are under 18.

Alongside your day-to-day work, you will be working towards your level 2 hospitality team member apprenticeship which will take approximately 15 months. This is a blended learning experience, delivered on a one-to-one basis in your pub by an experienced trainer from Lifetime. There will be a mix of face-to-face and remote (telephone/video-call) visits, whatever mix suits you best. Your apprenticeship will be tailored to your individual development needs and will deliver life-long knowledge, skills, behaviours and confidence.


Lifetime provides award-winning apprenticeship programmes and expert strategy advice. We are specialists in delivering apprenticeships across the Business Services, Management, Health and Social Care, Early Years, Active Leisure, Hospitality and Retail sectors between levels 2 to 5. We’ve developed through organic growth and strategic acquisitions over the last 25 years to become the UK's largest national provider of apprenticeships. We support over 20,000 learners a year, using our extensive knowledge and robust resource. Our team of over 1,000 employees ensures that we provide high quality, national coverage. Lifetime's Head Office houses our Operations 'Support Hub', while our delivery teams of Regional Trainers, English and maths Tutors, Area Managers, and Quality Improvement Coaches are field-based throughout the UK. This ensures that we can offer nationwide coverage with local delivery.

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