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Current Vacancies - Kitchen Apprentice

First and foremost, The Cake Nest is an online bakery, producing all the products ourselves. From the start, our main objective was to deliver handmade cake through the letterbox anywhere in the UK. We developed our idea from a cake slice to cake cards to letterbox gifts. Now you will find us locked away in the kitchen experimenting with new flavours and exciting new subscription boxes to tantalise your tastebuds.

The Cake Nest is an award winning online cake company. However, we remain a family business and a good work life balance for all our team is of the upmost importance to us. We still bake our cakes with love and passion – we just have a bigger, dedicated kitchen to do it from and a small team to help us. It means we can make even more deliciously wicked treats including cake ball truffles, whoopie pies, push pops and personalised letterbox cakes. Making cakes that make people happy is our passion.

We are now looking for an apprentice to join our dedicated Bakery team to ensure the great quality of our cakes and chocolate truffles continues.

The applicant is to work in a small but busy kitchen environment following strict food Health & Hygiene policies to produce excellent quality and consistent cake products following detailed written methods and procedures.

The apprentice’s primary role is to assist the head baker in meeting the day's production goals for our online ordered goods (and any products that may be added to the product range) while maintaining high levels of food hygiene and cleanliness.
You will be expected to help out in the kitchen performing a variety of tasks including

  • Washing up
  • Cleaning
  • Helping preparing baking trays
  • Weighing of ingredients
  • Removing baked cakes from the oven
  • Asisting the team with decoration

We expect the applicant to be well organised, friendly, helpful, trustworthy, reliable, self-motivated and be able to work effectively within a team. No skills required although basic understanding of english and maths would be beneficial (reading of recipes). Full training will be completed in house with the relevant qualification at the end of 12 months with monthly assessments. 

Wages are in line with current apprenticeships rates


Please click to email your CV and short cover note over with ‘Apprectice’ in the subject line.


At The Cake Nest we believe that investing in our staff is the best way to invest our company.


We work hard to allow people to develop and grow, to use their talents, learn new ones and above all ensure that people can enjoy their working day.


As manufacturers of high quality cake products that fit through the post, we're looking for production staff to work with us cutting, baking, icing and packaging up our lovely slices. If you are an efficient and hard working person with a commitment to consistency, we would love to hear from you.


Did you know that we are also happy to take people on for work experience


Why not give us a call and see what we have to offer



We would like to recruit the following staff to work with us cutting, baking, icing and packaging up our lovely products. So if you think you could help put a smile on someone's face, let us put one on yours!




Kitchen Apprentice 

Customer Service Administrator

Main duties: To deal with all parts of customer service including call handling and responding to emails. To handle all areas of despatching customer's orders. This includes printing off despatch notes, packing up orders and preparing for Royal Mail collection

A polite and courteous manner is necessary. Full training will be given for use of our systems. However, a good understanding of computers is a must.

The post will be for 25 hours per week, working 10-3pm Monday to Friday. Immediate start