Employer verified_user Nottingham City Council
Salary Please see below
Hours 37 hours per week
Contract Fixed term
Type Apprenticeship
Role Catering Apprentice
Closing date 02/03/2020

Are you: • A Nottingham City resident? • Interested in earning money AND gaining a Nationally recognised qualification? • Wanting to work for a great Council that supports your development, will give you a great annual leave entitlement plus access to benefits saving you £££’s on things like holidays, cinema tickets, High Street vouchers and much more? • Passionate about making a difference to the City and people of Nottingham? If the answer is yes – we’ve got a range of fantastic opportunities for you!

We’re looking for committed and enthusiastic people to join us. 

Principal duties and responsibilities

  1. To support in the preparation of foods, including vegetables, salads, sandwiches, sauces, fresh and frozen items, snack preparation and sweet items.
  2. Assist with the cooking and finishing of all food items, ensuring all food items are probed and temperatures recorded.
  3. To ensure all NCC policies and procedures are adhered to with regards to temperature controls, cleaning and food delivery and storage.
  4. To actively ensure compliance with Health & Hygiene Legislations and Health & Safety Regulations.
  5. To assist with the setting up of all service counters, serve food according to the type of service used and clear, clean and tidy service areas after service.
  6. To support in the preparation and cleaning of any dining areas used.
  7. To wash cooking equipment, serving utensils, crockery & cutlery.
  8. To assist in the cleaning of all areas including the service counters, café and kitchen area to the required standard and to ensure all documentation is completed. Any other areas as requested by the Catering Manager.
  9. To be professional and well-presented whilst providing excellent customer care at all times.
  10. Cash handling and use of tills as appropriate.
  11. To provide assistance with special functions / hospitality as required.
  12. Barista Training to be on going.
  13. To support colleagues within the service with any other duties as directed.

Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve.

We have won a host of Employee Benefits Awards and are a leading employer of Apprentices with many moving on to sustainable employment after their Apprenticeship.

We are looking for Apprentices who will commit to our organisation, are able to demonstrate a great work ethic and want to develop and enhance their skills. Our apprenticeships will be located in different workplaces in different jobs across the city.

We welcome applications from all.


These roles are only available to people who live in Nottingham City. Check here to make sure you live within the city boundary and are eligible for these vacancies http://info.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/insightmapping/

The salaries for these posts start on National Minimum Wage. Your overall annual salary will be:

16-17 = £8,392.39 (£4.35ph)

18-20 = £11,865.11 (£6.15ph)

21 and over = £14,855.50 (£7.70ph)

Only after 12 months of service will salaries for over 25 year old apprentices rise to £15,839.44 (£8.21ph)

Our apprenticeships will be located across the city, are fixed term for a minimum of 13 months and are full time (37 hours per week). You will study a nationally recognised qualification at Level 2 in the subject relevant to the job.

Closing Date for vacancies - Monday 2nd March 2020

Functional Skills will take place on Monday 9th March 2020

If you are already qualified to level 2 or above in maths and English please bring evidence of this to the assessment day e.g. GCSE certificates.

Interviews will take place later on in March 2020

Interested? Please click on Apply Now