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Apprentice Catering

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Lea Green Centre, Lea Green Lea, Matlock
Salary details
Salary Details National Minimum Wage for Age, Ages 18 to 20: £6.83 Ages 21 to 22: £9.18 Ages 23 and over £9.50 *Reviewed annually on 1st April in line with National Minimum Wage changes
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - To complete an apprenticeship 18 months from start date
37 hours per week
Closing Date
02 July 2023
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Are you looking for a new challenge? We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join the Lea Green team as an Catering Apprenticeship with Derbyshire County Council.

You will be working as part of a team in a busy kitchen, assisting with the preparation, cooking and service of a variety of meals, together with associated washing up and cleaning duties.

It is essential that you can demonstrate a flexible attitude to work, have knowledge of the principles of food hygiene and service and have good interpersonal skills.

You will work with an experienced team and receive ongoing support and mentoring for the duration of the apprenticeship from our team and our apprenticeship training provider.

Please note that if you already have significant work experience within a catering role and/or hold a catering qualification at level 2 or higher then you may not be eligible for the apprenticeship. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a skills scan prior to being invited to interview to determine whether they meet the apprenticeship criteria.

After successfully completing the apprenticeship you’ll be in a great position to apply for any suitable vacancies within the Lea Green team.

Any necessary qualifications or training will be provided by Lea Green.

At Derbyshire County Council employees have access to a range of benefits and discounts including:

  • 25 days of annual leave plus another 5 once you reach 5 years of continuous service
  • Generous local government pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounts at selected county leisure centres
  • Access to Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions towards your pension
  • Free online health and exercise sessions
  • and much more!

Annual leave entitlement is based on the grade of role you are appointed to.

You can be an apprentice at any age, if you think you could make a positive difference and would like the chance to be part of our activity team we want to hear from you.

If you have any questions regarding this apprenticeship role please contact Pauline at pauline.dance@derbyshire.gov.uk

Provisional Interview Date: 10 July 2023

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.