Hospitality – Employability Fund
18 May 2017
8 week Work Placement. Successful applicants can secure a job
and progress to a Modern Apprenticeship in Hospitality
Employability Fund Training Allowance of £55 per week plus
travel expenses for the duration of the work-placement may be
Roxburghe Hotel, Edinburgh.
Working in a busy hospitality environment, you will be required
to juggle multiple tasks as you learn the basics of the various
What might a day in this job look like?
You will have a chance to work in a range of departments
including 2 weeks in each of the following departments:
Housekeeping, Reception, Leisure and Spa, and Breakfast Service. In
each department you will be provided with an explanation of the
daily routine and tasks, and your duties will be agreed with the
department manager. Work experience hours will be between 7am and
6pm depending on the department, although you will work no more
than 27 hours per week.
What will I Learn?
You will learn how to be an effective member of the team working
in a busy hospitality environment. You will gain experience in
Reception duties, Leisure & Spa, Housekeeping and Breakfast
Service, and will receive instructions from the managers in each of
these departments on the different tasks and routines in these
You will work towards a Certificate of Work Readiness (CWR). On
successful completion of the programme, candidates will be invited
to interview with the employer. Successful candidates, following
interview, can progress to an SVQ Level 2 in Hospitality.
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
This employer is looking for someone who is reliable,
enthusiastic, friendly and polite. If you are looking to start a
career in hospitality this is a great first step.
We will continue to accept applications until suitable
candidates are found.