LOCATION AND HOURS

We are currently recruiting for a Fresh Olive Chef (Apprentice) which will be based at our head office in Westhill, Aberdeenshire.

This position is 37.5 hours per week, 7am to 3pm Monday to Friday.

ABOUT THE POSITION

In this role you will be involved with all aspects of food preparation and delivery, where your involvement will develop as you progress through your apprenticeship. You will also learn and develop valuable customer service skills as you gain experience working within the hospitality and catering environment.

You will commence a 3-year programme which allow you to undertake your SVQ Level 3 Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cookery) qualification, as well as taking part in master classes and additional training and development opportunities which will allow you to become a fully trained Chef.

As a Fresh Olive Chef, you will experience hands on and real-life experiences of working in a variety of kitchens in and around Aberdeen.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the preparation of food in any area of the Entier business (this will develop as you progress throughout your apprenticeship)
  • Assist with deliveries as required and be aware of stock rotation and incoming product record sheet.
  • Working at various units throughout the business
  • Support with all areas in a kitchen including peeling and chopping fruit and vegetables, helping with pot wash etc.
  • Support with Entier events as and when required.
  • Understand the importance of food safety systems and follow company procedures as instructed by experienced members of the team.
  • Gain an in depth understanding of the Entier policies and procedures ensuring safety practices are adhered to at all times.
  • Supporting with preparation of events including van packing and food prep

Our focus on delivering a high level of customer service is achieved through our dedicated teams, if you want to join the Entier Family then you must be motivated to deliver exceptional quality and standards on behalf of the company. We value positive attitudes, approachability, and a friendly and helpful approach towards colleagues and customers.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

The ideal candidate for this role must have:

  • You must be enthusiastic about working in the hospitality and catering industry.
  • You must be passionate about cooking.
  • You must be willing to learn new skills and undertake instructions to support with your development.
  • You must have positive and friendly outlook and attitude.
  • You must be enthusiastic about working in the hospitality and catering industry.
  • You must be passionate about cooking.
  • You must be willing to learn new skills and undertake instructions to support with your development.
  • You must have positive and friendly outlook and attitude.

Join our team and receive these exceptional benefits while thriving in a supportive and rewarding work environment.

  • Competitive Hourly Rate: Enjoy a highly competitive salary of Year 1 - £14,000, Year 2 - £16,000 and Year 3 - 18,000, reflecting our commitment to valuing your skills and contributions.
  • Annual Leave: We believe in promoting work-life balance, and you'll be entitled to 28 holidays per year, providing you with time to rest, recharge, and spend quality moments with your loved ones.
  • Comprehensive Health Support: Your well-being is a priority, and we provide access to a 24-hour GP service, ensuring you have support whenever you need it.
  • Enhance Your Wellbeing: Earn Vouchers to spend at high street retailers for Walking, Cycling, and Mindfulness with our Wellbeing App.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Your mental and emotional well-being matters to us, and our comprehensive employee assistance program offers counselling and life advice support to help you navigate life's challenges.
  • Full Protective Uniform: Your safety and comfort are paramount, and we provide a complete protective uniform, ensuring a safe and professional work environment.
  • Training and Career Progression: We support internal development, and you'll have access to various training and development opportunities to enable you to enhance your skill.
  • Shine Recognition Scheme: Your hard work and dedication deserve recognition, and our Shine Recognition Scheme highlights and celebrates your contributions to the team and the company's success.