This is an opportunity to work with our dedicated team to open the UK’s first community rock pub and venue. You will report to our Pub Managers, and will hold keys for the premises. You will be responsible for all activities that take place at the venue during your duty shift, including bar, catering and entertainment.

The Sir Charles Napier (Blackburn) Community Interest Company is committed to continuing professional development; full and varied training will be provided.


  • Maintaining a friendly, approachable demeanour
  • Ensuring a comfortable atmosphere and experience for customers
  • Serving customers with drinks and food
  • Collecting payment, operating the till, securing day’s takings
  • Cleaning and maintaining the bar and equipment
  • Managing and cleaning the cellar
  • Monitoring and maintaining stock levels, including ordering and receiving deliveries
  • Organising, supervising and motivating staff
  • Maintaining the condition of beer and wine
  • Enforcing health and safety rules and other company policies
  • Liaising with council, police and other external organisations
  • Communicating with line managers

Person Specification


  • Experience of customer service in a pub or bar environment
  • Understanding of stock and cash handling
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Approachable, with exceptional communication and organisational skills
  • Excellent command of spoken English
  • Clean and well presented, in keeping with working in a rock bar
  • Excellent problem solving skills and initiative


  • Affinity with alternative culture
  • Experience of managing staff in a pub or bar environment
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Recent Disclosure & Barring Service Certificate
  • Personal Alcohol License


SALARY: £8.70 per hour, equivalent to £18,096 per annum, pro rata

HOURS: 15-40 hours per week, negotiable

START DATE: To be agreed, August-September 2016

CONTRACT: Permanent, subject to probationary period

To apply, please send cover letter and CV by email to

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