Trainees

Applications are now open to join our project in Sept 2022.

Pre-internship programme (this needs a better name. bemix call it preparation for employment) any suggestions on a name?
This is for 16-23 year olds who have an EHCP.
Individuals will be placed in one of our projects for around 16 hours a week and will be placed as to their aspirations for their future work life. One day a week will be spent working on functional skills working with bemix CIC.

We have the following opportunities available:

Ashford – Production Kitchen

Undertaking Food preparation in our catering and wholesale business. Working with our highly skilled chefs learning to bake cakes, canapes, buffet food, pastries and anything else our customers ask for.

Canterbury/Maidstone – Cafes
Working within one of our customer facing cafes. Trainees will learn barista skills, customer service, making food to order, serving, using till, taking card payments, clearing tables, washing up.

Ashford Office
We have a wide ranging selection of roles which can be carved within our admin team. Learning how to support our accounts department, working in our social media/marketing department, working in the office space/answering the phone/taking messages/greeting visitors/filing/answering emails.

All trainees learn about work ready skills and complete an induction which includes health and safety, fire safety, food hygiene, time keeping, conflict resolution, working with colleagues and using positive affirmations at work.

All trainees will work through AQA accredited units which will provide them with a portfolio of practical learning in the workplace.

Supported Internships
This can be followed on from our pre-internship programme providing a 2 year programme of study or can be commenced in Sept 2022 as a standalone 1 year programme with some opportunities for apprenticeships with us.

This programme comprises working either within one of our projects in the roles explained above or we will place you in mainstream employment with one of our business partners )or even a blend of both) for 16-20 hours a week.  Attendance at a local college working with Kent Training and Apprenticeships for one day a week is required to continue development of functional skills.

This programme and work placement is dependent on the trainees skills and aspirations which are discussed and identified through the signing up process.