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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 available


Roxburghe Hotel, Edinburgh.

Work Environment: 

Working in a busy hospitality environment, you will be required to juggle multiple tasks as you learn the basics of the various departments. 

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 departments.

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.

Closing Date:

We will continue to accept applications until suitable candidates are found.