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Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship at Combe Grove could be an alternative to university, offering an opportunity to earn whilst you learn. Our enhanced apprenticeships will include opportunities to engage with the local community, broaden your work experience, extend your learning with additional qualifications and courses, and a partnership programme with aligned neighbouring organisations.

Chef Level 2/3

We are looking for individuals passionate about preparing fresh, local nutritious food and committed to learning from our extremely well qualified and experienced Management team including our team of Chefs dedicated to providing food that supports our optimal well-being, our Head Gardener whose holistic approach is allowing us to grow our own lovely nutritious food whilst increasing our sustainability and our Restaurant Manager who has been using his well-honed restauranteering skills to mentor and train young people for many years.

You will benefit from a series of placements in other highly regarded businesses where your experience and training will be enhanced to cover all aspects of working in a busy, successful kitchen together with the wider aspects of running a flourishing business. The role will be diverse as you will be making our food offering from scratch adhering to our zero percent waste objectives. You will develop skills in charcuterie, smoking, fermenting and other forms of natural preservation. You will bake bread and cakes and prepare the full spectrum of wholesome breakfasts to lunch buffets to a higher end evening service learning these skills from our experienced team of Chefs and other Managers in the business. You will be part of a team of high achieving apprentices working in all aspects of our business and once qualified to the highest standard we will work with you to secure a role in one of our partner organisations or wider.

Restaurant and Bar Team – Level 2/3

We are looking for individuals passionate about serving fresh, local nutritious food and committed to learning from our extremely well qualified and experienced Management team including our Restaurant Manager who has been using his well-honed skills to mentor and train young people for many years, our team of Chefs committed to providing food that supports our optimal well-being and our Head Gardener whose holistic approach is allowing us to grow our own lovely nutritious food and increase our sustainability.

You will benefit from a series of placements in other highly regarded businesses where your experience and training will be enhanced to cover all aspects of excellent food and drink service together with the wider aspects of running a flourishing hospitality business.  The role will be diverse, encompassing working as a barista and bar tender serving speciality tea’s, coffees and cocktails as-well as developing the skills to advise our guests on the dishes our passionate Chefs create in our newly renovated electric induction kitchen. You will be part of a team of high achieving apprentices working in all aspects of our business and once qualified to the highest standard we will work with you to secure a role in one of our partner organisations or wider.

Sales, Reception and Reservations Level 2/3

This apprenticeship is for a real ‘people person’ ready to gain extensive experience in guest services at the heart of the organisation – the reception, and in the sales office, dealing with reservations, bookings, generating new business relationships, creating income, and driving the business forward in terms of revenue.

Our apprentices will have the opportunity to explore different career paths, to learn about wellbeing, and to provide public benefit to the local community through our charitable work. Each Apprenticeship will include an element of community service, organised by us, relating to their chosen discipline. We have started to form partnerships with local charities and privately-owned businesses.

Horticulture Level 2/3

We sit in 76 acres of lush grounds that need maintaining, managing and cultivating. With plans to establish and cultivate vegatables, fruit, nuts and herbs to supply the kitchen fresh and nutrient rich ingredients. Creating a wildlife haven, a diverse ecosystem and a beautiful backdrop to an excellent Hotel, this is much more than a gardener role.

Our apprentices will have the opportunity to explore different spevialisms within their role as Land Stewards that includes food production, horticulture and woodland management. This will include learning and improving their wellbeing, and to provide public benefit to the local community through charitable work. Each Apprenticeship will include an element of community service, organised by us, relating to their chosen discipline. We have started to form partnerships with local charities and privately-owned businesses such as Avon Wildlife.

Marketing & Business Administration Level 2/3

Marketing Combe Grove as a destination for health and wellbeing requires creative, focused planning and communications to attract members to the leisure club, diners to the restaurant, guests to the Hotel, and seekers of tranquility to our retreats. If you’re drawn towards marketing, communications and event planning, this is for you.

Our apprentices will have the opportunity to explore different career paths, to learn about wellbeing, and to provide public benefit to the local community through our charitable work. Each Apprenticeship will include an element of community service, organised by us, relating to their chosen discipline. We have started to form partnerships with local charities and privately-owned businesses.

Maintenance Level 3

Working with both Listed buildings and state of the art modern plant and equipment, you will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of building, maintenance and safety skills to work with the Facilities Management team, keeping all aspects of the business operational and safe.

Our apprentices will have the opportunity to explore different career paths, to learn about wellbeing, and to provide public benefit to the local community through our charitable work. Each Apprenticeship will include an element of community service, organised by us, relating to their chosen discipline. We have started to form partnerships with local charities and privately-owned businesses.

Human Resources Level 3

Roles now filled.

Fitness and Wellbeing Level 2

An opportunity to work with a specialist team in the Fitness and Wellness Centre, helping others achieve their health, lifestyle and fitness goals. Wellness and Wellbeing are one of the primary pillars of the Combe Grove business model, and you will be at its centre, delivering positive change to our members, guests and visitors, in the gym, the pool, the studio or on the mat.

Our apprentices will have the opportunity to explore different career paths, to learn about wellbeing, and to provide public benefit to the local community through our charitable work. Each Apprenticeship will include an element of community service, organised by us, relating to their chosen discipline. We have started to form partnerships with local charities and privately-owned businesses.

 

If you are interested in the role, please send us your CV and covering letter to: personnel@combegrove.com