The Sportsman's Rest

Vacancy Description:

The Sportsman’s Rest, a local, welcoming pub set in the heart of Porchfield, is looking to add another member to their kitchen. They are looking for someone that truly wishes to learn the role of a chef and to start a career within the culinary industry. Experience is not necessary as you will be working in a very supportive environment and working toward the Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship standard which will teach you all you need to know, with you hopefully being proficient in the kitchen by the end.


What’s Involved/Duties:

The following are the core duties and responsibilities of this job role that you will be learning to become proficient in during your Apprenticeship, with you being able to confidently do all of these by the end. Occasionally you may be required to carry out other tasks dependant on factors such as workload and staffing levels:

  • Working in all areas of the kitchen, especially with the preparation and cooking of food
  • Ensuring good working practice, and ensuring health and safety practices are adhered to at all times
  • Presenting food and serving meals to customers
  • Meeting deadlines to ensure efficient operation
  • Stock reporting, ordering and rotation of stock
  • Completing any relevant cleaning schedule and any kitchen equipment as required for each shift
  • Ensuring excellent food hygiene practices at all times
  • Work in a way that demonstrates a duty to take care of your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your actions.
  • Co-operate with employers and co-workers to help everyone meet their legal requirements.


Desired Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective time management (Planning & Organising)
  • Ability to work as a team member as well as individually
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Being Clean and Tidy
  • Ability to follow policy and procedures
  • Basic Knife Skills
  • Basic Prep Skills


Personal Qualities:

  • Polite and confident
  • Flexible and cooperative
  • Motivated
  • Forward thinker
  • High levels of integrity and loyalty
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Have a can do attitude
  • Not afraid to ask questions when needed
  • Takes pride in their work


Training Provided:

  • The successful candidate will be working towards the Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship.
  • Off the job training will be provided, where you will have the time to complete your portfolio work, attend off job training seminars and have allocated time for mentoring and being shadowed.


Expected Apprenticeship Duration:

  • 14 months.


Hourly Wage:

  • Above National Apprenticeship Minimum Wage to be discussed based on skills and experience.


Start Date:

  • ASAP