Apprentice Commis Chef

Near Newport | Apprenticeships

Job Title: Apprentice Commis Chef

Location: Lilleshall National Sports Centre, Near, Newport TF10 9AT.

Working Week: 39 hours per week, Monday - Sunday, shifts between 6am and 9pm.

Salary: £11,897 plus benefits

Apprenticeship Qualification: L2 Commis Chef

Expected Apprenticeship Duration: 12 -18 months



Is this the right career for you?
This is a unique opportunity to be part of a team at Lilleshall National Sports Centre, this is a full-time role, five days a week with some weekend working. As an apprentice, you will be working with our provider and onsite with Serco ensuring all policies, procedures, standards and guidelines are adhered to while maintaining a detailed knowledge of menus. This is perfect for someone who looking for an exciting career in fine dining and catering.


Serco has a strong commitment to apprentices and training. As a successful Serco apprentice, you will be provided with unparalleled support throughout the duration of your programme and beyond with endless opportunities for career progression within the business.



Day to day you'll be involved in:

  • Ensuring that dishes are prepped and cooked according to the restaurant standards.
  • Adhering to the cleaning schedule and completion in delegated tasks
  • Following company hygiene policies and procedures- e.g., temperatures are recorded, samples are taken, and food stuffs are stored safely and hygienically.
  • Working weddings and functions, as required.


What's in it for you?

You will learn and contribute to the kitchen operation at Lilleshall Leisure centre. The apprentice will help support food prep, mass catering and gain hospitality experience.

  • Onsite learning is paid and completely transferable.
  • Opportunity to work with nutritionist who designs menus for elite athletes.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Health & Wellbeing Benefits - including a free gym membership
  • Reduced colleague meals
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, cycle to work scheme, online shopping discounts, leisure centre memberships and much more.




Preparing for your recruitment journey:
As part of our recruitment process, you will be required to complete assessments as part of your application. If you are successful, you will be invited to a face-to-face interview.

Our provider, will require you to take a skill scan and undertake initial assessments if you are selected for the apprenticeship.


About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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30/03/2023 10:47:00
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