Hospitality Apprentice

  • Company: Applaud Coffee
  • Location: IPSWICH, IP1 1XF
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £138.00 per week
  • Sector: Hospitality
  • Ref: VAC-01758
  • Application Deadline Date: 04/09/2021
  • Start Date: 08/09/2021
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Hours and days TBC over Mon-Sat

Brief 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.

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

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

Vacancy Detail

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

Other Information

This is a physically demanding role and involves long days on your feet.

This apprenticeship has expired