KFC are offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join their team as an apprentice. If you fancy taking on the challenge and joining a global brand, read on to discover what it takes to become a part of the KFC team!
As a Team Member with KFC, you will be working as part of a team to support the day-to-day running of the restaurant by welcoming our guests with genuine warmth and providing order accuracy to guarantee our guests get the products they have chosen – even right down to the dips.
You will join a team that cares about quality and consistency in customer service and you will be a brand ambassador, wearing the ‘swag’ with pride while channelling some authentic Southern Hospitality charm.
Day to day responsibilities:
o Hospitality & service - often the 1st point of contact; we’d expect you to welcome our guests with a southern hospitality smile, ensuring they’re served our world-famous chicken in line with KFC’s high brand standard.
o Teamwork - the ‘not-so’ secret to success is teamwork. Happy teams deliver the very best customer service that our guests deserve. Each day you will be your teammates wing man or woman, get stuck in, and live our people promise of being our Best Self, making a Difference and having Fun.
o You’ll be helping out with cooking our skin-on-fries, hash and popcorn or whipping up our burgers, wraps sides and salads…all the while keeping the equipment areas clean, tidy & topped up in line with Health & Food safety procedures.
o Joining us at KFC, you will be given the opportunity to try your hand in our world-famous kitchen. You will be responsible for hand preparing and cooking our world-famous chicken to the highest gold standard ensuring it meets our guests’ (& yours) finger lickin’ good expectations. It’s a tough role and we know it isn’t for everybody. It’s hot and it takes some grit, but we’d argue it is the most rewarding.
What we can offer you in this role…
o The opportunity to learn and grow through on the job training
o The Colonel’s Apprenticeship programme and other education & career opportunities
o We encourage our teams to run great restaurants as if you own it, you are empowered to make a difference for our guests every day
o We celebrate and recognise each other for achievements (big and small) and have fun while we’re at it. A heartfelt thank you means a lot
o Free staff meals
o 25% staff discount
o Career progression
o Education development through to degree level
o Potential bonus earnings for performance
o Flexible shifts
Alongside your day to day work and training, you will be working towards your Hospitality Team Member – Food and Beverage L2 standard qualification which will be delivered through a blended social learning experience. This includes but is not limited to 1-to-1 visits from your regional trainer, self-study, and remote visits.
The apprenticeship is a structured, learner and employer focused development programme which is designed to support you on your chosen career path. Once you are signed up onto the apprenticeship programme, you will be able to get students discounts through an NUS card and you will be earning money while studying towards a nationally recognised qualification.
We believe in valuing people for their potential, so no experience necessary, we’ll coach you what you need to know. It’s our thing. All we need is someone who lives The Colonel’s Values and genuinely cares about making a difference that people can feel.
At KFC, you will need to be driven to succeed and determined to progress and develop within your role. We are looking for someone who has:
o Excellent communication skills
o A flexible approach to work hours and shifts
No qualifications are required for this role.
Ongoing training and development within KFC as well as through the apprenticeship training programme.
Hospitality Team Member – Food and Beverage L2 Apprenticeship
Functional Skills in English and Maths
KFC has been serving chicken since 1952 and we are the world’s favourite chicken restaurant! We are constantly adapting and changing and have ambitions to have over 1000 restaurants in the UK and Ireland by the end of 2020. We strive to work with local communities and business' to bring some finger lickin' chicken to towns and cities across the country.
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