Flexible Cafe/Bar Assistant vacancy

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We’re on the look out for Flexible Cafe/Bar Assistants to join our cafe team. You must be at least 18 years old to be considered for this role as it involves the sale of alcohol.

We’d love to find someone who shares our love of nature, history, and fantastic customer service. This would be a zero-hour contract and so you’ll have the flexibility to choose shifts that suit your lifestyle, as there is no minimum set contracted hours.

What will your role be?

The role is hands on working within our small team, you’ll work with our Café Manager, Cafe Supervisor, Café Assistants, and the Front of House team to provide delicious food and drinks to our visitors. Your role will include setting up venues, putting out tables and chairs, greeting clients, interacting with visitors, cleaning when necessary, and following our health and safety procedures.

Most of the shifts offered will be on the weekend and supporting evening events & weddings. A typical bar shift would start around 5pm and finish around 12.30/1am. The standard Café opening times are 10am – 4pm, 7 days a week and a typical shift would be 11am – 5pm.

Our Values are Community, Conservation, Compassion and Collaboration

These are a strong set of values that inform everything we do and we’re looking for someone who is aligned with them. As a member of our Cafe team, you’ll love serving our customers and getting involved in making our café a real success.

We’re a small team, so we all help each other out and regularly need to react to changes to ensure that the site operates efficiently and safely.

We believe in celebrating people’s differences. So regardless of your background or personal characteristics, if you are great at what you do, we want to hear from you.

What is a Zero Hour contract?

A zero-hour contract is a type of contract between an employer and a worker where the employer is not obliged to provide any minimum working hours and the worker is not obliged to accept any work offered. 


  • Serving food, drinks and alcohol to customers
  • Support the opening and closing of the cafe & bar
  • Undertake regular cleaning tasks
  • Liaise with the wider Arnos Vale team
  • Help prepare venues for events
  • Represent the organisation to all visitors

The Benefits

We offer all our employees a wide range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Learning and development
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Workspace within walking distance of Bristol train station, free onsite parking
  • Free tours of the site and a whole lot more!

How to apply

Read through the Flexible Cafe & Bar Assistant Job Description below to find out more. To apply please send us your CV, a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role (no more than one page) and complete the Equality and Diversity Form and send to bookings@arnosvale.org.uk

If you’d like more information, please email Adela on bookings@arnosvale.org.uk or call on 0117 971 9117 (ext 205)

This is a rolling deadline; we will evaluate applications as they are received. Our wedding season starts on the 1st April, so please apply as soon as you can!

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Flexible Cafe/Bar Assistant vacancy
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