Shift (Bar) Manager

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Shift (Bar) Manager

The Glassmaker, Nailsea


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Vacancy Description:
A shift manager supports the pub manager and, when running a shift, takes responsibility for the pub`s operation. This includes motivating, supporting and organising the team, responding to customers, delegating tasks and working in all areas of the business, including in the kitchen and behind the bar.

We`re looking for people with personality, a can-do attitude and not afraid of hard work. In return, we will train and develop your skills to succeed in a career at Wetherspoon.

Pay and benefits include:
-starting salary from £24,804, increasing to £26,365 after training
-we also reward loyalty and following each year service you will receive a pay rise up to five years:
oAfter year 1 - £26,883
oAfter year 2 - £27,411
oAfter year 3 - £28,060
oAfter year 4 - £28,611
oAfter year 5 - £29,174
-complimentary meal and a drink on shift
-40-hour working week
-Flexible working opportunity
-20% employee discount in all JDW pubs and hotels
-monthly bonus scheme (up to 25% of salary)
-free Wetherspoon shares (after a qualifying period)
-discount with Pure gym
-pension scheme
-loyalty reward scheme
-future pub management opportunities

The role:

-taking responsibility for the pub`s operation, when running a shift, including compliance with company operating standards and legislation, dealing with customers, administration and cash management
-leading, supporting and motivating the team
-prioritising tasks, delegating and problem-solving
-working a variety of shifts across the week (including front of house and in the kitchen)
-delivering high standards in all areas: cleanliness, product quality, customer service, maintenance and atmosphere

Requirements and Prospectus

Desired Skills

- demonstrating strong leadership qualities
- administering and distributing all company communications to the team quickly and effectively, in line with company policies
- ability to manage time and prioritise tasks
- knowing how and when to delegate tasks and how to feedback, positively, to the person completing the task (identifying any areas for improvement, if necessary)
- ability to prioritise tasks, with good organisational skills, ensuring that each shift runs smoothly and efficiently

Personal qualities

demonstrating passion and enthusiasm in your role and showing commitment to your colleagues, your pub and to Wetherspoon
-strong work ethic and self-motivated
-friendly nature and excellent communications skills
-honest, trustworthy and respectful
-remaining calm, when working in a high-pressure environment
-adhering to and enforcing Wetherspoon`s appearance standards
-receiving regular feedback from the management team and achieving any actions agreed on

Qualifications/experience required

-Management: 1 year (Required)
-Hospitality: 2 years (Required)
-Bartending: 1 year (Required)
-English speaking (Required)
-Cellar: 1 year (Preferred)

Future prospects

If you would like to progress in Wetherspoon, our award-winning training programme offers you the skills and knowledge which you will need to proceed and succeed. Speak to your pub manager about the opportunities available to you; these may include:

-Wetherspoon apprenticeship academy
-cross-training into a different role (hotel/kitchen)
-catering academy
-people management academy
-pub manager academy

Hours per week:

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Training and Benefits

At Wetherspoon, we are committed to ensuring that our staff are rewarded for their hard work.


At Wetherspoon, we are committed to ensuring that our staff are rewarded for their hard work.

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Pay and rewards

We are committed to ensuring that our staff are rewarded for their hard work. Our success is down to the fantastic teams which run our pubs.

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When you start with us, you’ll work through a training plan specific to your job role. Internal progression is vital to us as a business – and the sky’s the limit, when it comes to your career.

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