Kickstart - Kickstart Support Team Member

Job details
Posting date: 25 October 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 22 February 2022
Location: Harrogate, HG11JG
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000347576

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

PizzaExpress Group Limited

This role will introduce you to every section of the restaurant, enabling you to be multi trained, multi skilled and get a real understanding of hospitality.
Once the 6 months is complete, we'll talk you through the other opportunities in our business, and support your development.
Do you want to do an Apprenticeship? Become an expert barista or cocktail maker? Would you like to run your own restaurant one day?
Everything is possible - and if your career takes you to a different sector or a different company, the skills you've learned with us will stay with you.

On top of that;

- Free pizza on shift
- 50% discount in restaurants when you're not working
- Paid training
- Dedicated support
- Fully funded development and apprenticeships

We’re proud of every one of our team members, and we value the unique story that each of us brings. Our diversity makes us stronger, and we believe that sharing and supporting what matters to us helps to break down the barriers that stop us all from truly belonging and connecting. Inclusivity and respect are at the heart of our business and are valued by our teams, customers and suppliers. PizzaExpress and Milano is a place where everyone is welcome, and everyone belongs. As such, we assess each application on the aptitude to do the job and nothing else.

Willingness to learn and embrace the training available to you
A caring nature and willingness to support the team to deliver great tasting food, every time
Willingness to be yourself at work, bringing your personality to everything you do
Good communication skills
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Shift pattern dependant on restaurant and candidate

National Minimum Wage

Month 1
Required safety training on our LMS
Foundation of training plus required training from our perspective, in all areas of the restaurant.
Learning portfolio session with L&D and Recruitment Team (CV and Career specific)
Ongoing feedback and reflection sessions
Month 2
Knowledge, skills and behaviours
Ongoing evaluation of training and performance
Adapting tools such as shadowing, coaching, mentoring
Review of Learning Portfolio
Ongoing feedback and reflection
Month 3
Continuing knowledge transfer opportunities, including feedback and reflection time
Review of Learning Portfolio
Month 4
Career coaching conversation with Restaurant Manager about opportunities outside of Kickstart Placement
Video call with Recruitment team – CV writing, how to optimise your learning portfolio, top tips. Opportunity to request
Review of Learning Portfolio
Month 5
Video call with Recruitment team – Interviewing Coaching; preparing for an interview, remote interviews, interviewing style and skills, how to ask questions, how to make sure the job is right for you.
Ongoing feedback and reflection
Month 6
Review of achievement and next steps
Review and Reflection Session on learned knowledge, skills and behaviours (with Restaurant Manager)
Video call with Recruitment team - Job seeking and applying, including specific vacancies at PE, Apprenticeships, hiring cycle and other employers in the sector.
Sign off session

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