De Vere University Arms Hotel Ltd

Apprentice Bartender


De Vere University Arms Hotel Ltd

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £390.00
42.5 hours per week Shifts/times TBC.
duration: 12 months
start: 30 September 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Hospitality team member (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
25 September 2019 (application closing date)
Recruiting now, this is a fantastic opportunity for passionate and creative bartenders, coffee connoisseur baristas, and focused and friendly bar waiting staff to be part of the team at the exquisite Parker's Tavern.


Parker’s Tavern is a high end, quintessentially British restaurant and bar run by award winning local chef - restaurateur Tristan Welch, within the iconic University Arms hotel.

Parker's Tavern are looking for friendly, well-presented, and attentive individuals who wish to be part of the team that brings life in this extraordinary location.

The bar is busy all day and so bartenders are trained to serve everything from coffee to cocktails with passion and personality, and you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your creativity.

Our barista is our coffee connoisseur, not only knowledgeable but adroit and efficient to ensure their guests have the smoothest start to their day.

Bar waiting staff are essential to offer a flawless first-class experience to their guests, and will be trained in their service standards and menus to fully complement your ever-professional yet effervescent personality.

Previous experience will be valued, especially for the bartender and barista roles, but equally important is your enthusiasm, professionalism, and commitment to delivering a superlative guest experience.

You will need to be flexible in your availability to work mornings, evenings, and weekends, but full- or part-time contracts may be available.

Opportunities will be promoted for personal development and progression. With our enviable link to the largest hotel chain in world, this role is the ideal gateway if you are looking to begin or develop your hospitality career, in whatever direction you may want it to take you.

Duties to include:

  • Serving drinks to guests
  • Making cocktails
  • Learning barista skills
  • Keeping stock up-to-date
  • Keeping all areas clean and tidy
  • Exceptional customer service skills

Future Prospects

Commis Bartender > Bartender > Head Bartender > Bar Supervisor > Bar Manager

Reality Check

Fully flexible in availability to work mornings, evenings, and weekends.

Skills Required

Bartending experience, inc. cocktail mixology would be good but not essential.

Qualities Required

A particular enthusiasm, professionalism, and commitment to delivering a superlative guest experience.

Qualifications Required

None required; however, English and Maths will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Training Provided

  • Hospitality team member standard (Level 2)
  • English and Maths (if required)