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Job Title : Hospitality Apprentice
Employer : Applaud Coffee
Location : IPSWICH, IP1 1XF
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Hospitality
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01758
Vacancy Short Description : Applaud Coffee, an award winning speciality coffee shop has an exciting opportunity to offer an Apprenticeship for the position of Barista / Kitchen Assistant. Applaud Coffee’s vision is to be the best coffee shop in Ipswich – to create the best experience for customers, as well as a thriving workplace for staff.


Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and maths at grades 9- 4 for a Level 3 Apprenticeship and 9-3 for a Level 2.
Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.
PLEASE NOTE: All applicants regardless of entry requirements will be emailed an Initial Assessment to complete as part of the recruitment procedure. This is an online assessment in English and maths and can be completed at your preferred location remotely. Currently, due to COVID19 we are not offering Initial Assessment appointments at either campus. Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, will be offered further advice and guidance to support their application if required.
Vacancy Full Description : Applaud Coffee has two locations and you will work across both sites.
For this position you will receive extensive training acquiring the knowledge and skills to be a speciality coffee barista, to work Front of House delivering exceptional customer service and to be a highly competent Kitchen Assistant.

FOH & Barista tasks include:
Greeting and serving customers
Preparing drinks to a consistently high standard
Keeping displays fully stocked

Kitchen Assistant tasks include:
Food preparation
Making breakfasts and lunches
General coffee shop duties such as clearing tables, cleaning and washing up

Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Hours and days TBC over Mon-Sat
Salary : £ 138.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 29/06/2021
Possible Start Date : 05/07/2021
Personal Qualities : Passionate about the food and drink industry
Hardworking, trustworthy and reliable
Friendly and enjoys working in a team
Excellent communication skills
Energetic with a positive mindset
Skills Required : Essential:
Numerate and literate
Interest and experience of baking cakes
Experience in hospitality
Future Prospects : We are a workplace that is committed to the development of our staff. Our previous apprentice now works full time with us as a Barista and Supervisor.
Training to be Provided : Apprentices will require a strong work ethic, good communication skills and to be prepared to work irregular hours as required in the industry. They will learn to recognise customer needs, knowing how to match them to the products and services of the business and working as part of a team to ensure every customer, whether they are eating in a restaurant, drinking cocktails in a bar feels welcomed and looked after. Job roles in Hospitality could include front of house, waiter, bar tender or mixologist. The apprentice will complete an End Point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.
Other Information : This is a physically demanding role and involves long days on your feet.
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