Careers

Mercia is a family run bistro restaurant in the heart of Derbyshire which launched in 2016 and has seen fantastic support and award winning success in a short time. Across our business we are passionate about excelling service and exquisite food and drinks. All of food is made fresh from the finest ingredients paired with the best drinks, also sourced as locally as possible.

Our team are like our family. We look after each other, excel and fall together and all in all have a fantastic time whilst working extremely hard. We enjoy seeing people grow and flourish in their roles and have had a couple of members of staff who started out at part-time trainees who have then gone on to complete full-time apprenticeships and have progressed and excelled within our teams.

We currently have the following positions available:

Apprentice Hospitality 

  • 30 hours per week
  • Full training
  • College apprenticeship – 18 – 24 month course
  • Paid minimum wage for age group + tip share
  • Excellent staff discount scheme
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • “Friendly shifts” Share of day, evening and weekend shifts across the team
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme

Apprentice Commis Chef

  • 30 hours per week
  • Full training
  • College apprenticeship – 18 – 24 month course
  • Paid minimum wage for age group + tip share
  • Excellent staff discount scheme
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • “Friendly shifts” Share of day, evening and weekend shifts across the team
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme

Sous Chef

  • 40 hour working week
  • Competitive salary + tip share
  • Opportunity for creative input within the team
  • Working with fresh food daily across all menus daily
  • Not one day is the same with a variety of food created – brunch, lunch, dinner, afternoon teas, champagne brunch, food and wine tasting menus, catering events across Derbyshire such as canapés and dinner feasts
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • Excellent staff discount scheme
  • “Friendly shifts” Share of day, evening and weekend shifts across the team
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme

 

If any of these positions sound like something you maybe interested in, please  send your CV and cover letter to info@merciawirksworth.co.uk. Please note, sometimes we aren’t able to respond to all applicants and one unsuccessful attempt may not mean so in the future as we take applicants separately for each role, so please keep checking back.