Assistant Bartender Assistant Bartender

As an Assistant Bartender you will be supporting the Bartender during busy shifts with drink preparation and behind the bar maintenance.

Job Summary

  • Prepare drinks and cocktails
  • Work as part of a team
  • Restock behind the bar when needed
  • Organise and maintain the bar in accordance with hygiene standards
  • To provide assistance to the Bartender and deputise in the latter’s absence

Skills required

  • Knowledge of alcoholic drinks and cocktail recipes
  • Sales ability
  • Team working
  • Customer service experience
  • Physical and mental resilience

Qualifications and Training

For this role employers don’t tend to look for specific qualifications or training. They usually are trying to find the right personality and/or array of experience. Good communication skills, an enthusiastic and positive attitude to work and the ability to work well in a team are all considered important.

Salary Expectations

An Assistant Bartender can expect to earn between £11,000 and £17,000 a year.

Salary rates vary depending upon your experience, as well as the company. These figures are only intended as a guide.*

The bonus bits…

This is a very sociable role

Seasonal and part-time work is readily available

Working hours are usually from the afternoon to late evening/night – perfect for those who struggle with mornings

*Figures supplied by the National Careers Service  November 2013