Apprentices! Learn and Earn…

Currently recruiting – cafe apprentices:



Apprentice Hospitality Team Member

Working in our very popular and successful seaside cafe – where seafood is obviously our speciality! The team in our cafe is well established and are looking forward to training their new apprentice in all aspects of cafe life:

Serving customers using our new iPad based tilling system
Learning to be a barista (making proper coffee’s  – grinding the beans, steaming milk, making espresso etc)
Working in the kitchen, preparing food, cooking our gorgeous food fresh to order
Dishwashing – after all no one wants to eat off a dirty dish!
Working “the floor” – looking after customers during their visit
Knowing all about the dishes we serve, where the seafood comes from and what it all tastes like!
You’ll find out all about what needs to happen every day to keep our 5 star food hygiene rating and do it too

For more information click here


About Latimers and Apprenticeships

Over the past few years we have successfully trained 5 apprentices, 2 of them are still here, working with us (very important members of our crew!) and also we have one apprentice just about to complete her Retail Apprenticeship. Successful apprentices do have the chance to be offered full time work at the end of their course.

Read all about it – Sunderland Echo’s story about apprenticeships at Latimers

Successful applicants go onto on a higher wage than the government recommends (National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour and we pay £3.95 per hour / £158 pw) ).

The training is provided with Gateshead College 

Interested in joining our crew –

For more information get in touch with the recruitment office at Gateshead College:

Complete our  Apprenticeship Application Form  and email directly to Emily Jefferson, Recruitment officer at Gateshead College: