The Bedford, Balham, SW12 9HD

£11-14 dependant on experience


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The Bedford in Balham are looking for a talented supervisor to join their team. The Bedford is a popular pub serving high volumes of food and drink, with multiple function rooms and fifteen hotel rooms. We are looking for a confident and competent person to manage the pub a few shifts a week and assist the General Manager.

The role includes:

  • Maintaining excellent service at the bar and at the table
  • Training of new staff
  • Managing a large team of staff 2-3 shifts a week
  • Managing a large venue with function rooms & boutique hotel rooms
  • Some day-to-day admin including ordering stock and closing tills at the end of day

The candidate must have:

  • An enthusiastic, energetic and friendly personality, with a passion for providing excellent customer service
  • At least 6 months supervising experience in a busy, fast paced, pub environment, some experience of nightclubs and hotels would be beneficial
  • Basic IT and admin skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Confidence to manage a large team of up to 25 staff and up to 280 customers
  • Flexibility with working hours – must be available evenings and weekends. The Bedford closes at 2am on Fridays and Saturdays so you must be okay with very late nights. 

We will offer:

  • A competitive wage including a share of service charge
  • The opportunity to progress within the company
  • Good shift patterns, flexible working hours
  • Meals on shift
  • Online and on-site training and development
  • 50% discount on food and 25% discount on drinks in all our pubs
  • Hard work recognition, opportunity to win vouchers for a meal out
  • Company events and training days out

If the above interests you and you meet our criteria, please apply now. We look forward to hearing from you.

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