hotel, De Vere Wokefield Estate is on the look-out for six local candidates
with the enthusiasm and determination to successfully complete its newly
launched, Emerging Leaders programme.
by the popular De Vere hotel group in 2018, the two-year, in-depth course offers
a unique opportunity for individuals who are keen to pursue a career in
hospitality. The course is ideally
suited for those who may already have completed a hospitality qualification and
are looking to progress within the sector, particularly in a managerial
role. During the course, the candidates have the
opportunity to gain experience in various departments gaining valuable skills,
experience and exposure along the way. This is complemented with an abundance of training and development
opportunities with the aim of progressing on to a long-term role with De Vere.
learning and development programme is the equivalent of an NVQ Level 3 and is
split in to three clear stages, including an initial five month training period,
followed by a year spent gaining experience across key departments, with a
strong focus on developing supervisory and management skills. The final stage offers candidates the
opportunity to specialise in their preferred department based on their
long-term career aspirations.
Joanne Baldwin, Recruitment
& Human Resources Coordinator for De
Vere Wokefield Estate said, “Since its launch last year, the Emerging Leaders
programme is proving to be extremely popular and offers a fantastic opportunity
for individuals to progress within the hospitality industry; helping to
discover and nurture talented individuals who will go on to become a real asset
to De Vere.
opportunities within the dynamic hospitality sector are varied and the
programme offers the flexibility for candidates to specialise in an area which
is of particular interest to them, providing the ideal foot-in-the-door for a
long-term, managerial career."
continues, “De Vere Hotels has a history of offering developmental training
opportunities for ambitious individuals so the introduction of the Emerging
Leaders programme was a natural progression and a great way of structuring this