Covid 19 may have forced many of us to rethink our career.
And just because you have always done something, doesn’t necessarily mean it’s always got to be that way forever.
Change often brings opportunity.
Many affected by the pandemic who have lost their jobs have opted for a different career path
Others may have taken some time out to ponder whether a change of direction may be needed.
With bars, restaurants, cafes, hotels and attractions all open or re-opening, there’s plenty of new opportunities for those looking for a career change into the hospitality field – right across the city.
And some of the jobs currently up for grabs are offering great salaries too – some with packages up to £30,000 a year.
Working in bars and restaurants can have great bonuses too.
Some even feed you while you’re on shift while others offer discounts for your friends and families.
As well as being able to do shift work, perhaps freeing up time to pursue other interests in the day, there’s also the potential to boost your income thanks to tips.
Here are some of the latest hospitality jobs on offer in Bristol right now.
Assistant manager – Giggling Squid, Clifton
Salary – £28,000 a year plus bonus
Perks- staff discount for family and friends, 28 days paid holiday, delicious fresh Thai food on every shift, pension scheme.
Applicant qualities – A passion for our great tasting food and exceptional service.
A keen eye for detail, never compromising on standards and encouraging others to do the same.
Food and beverage server
Salary: Competitive for right applicant
Perks: Discounted of free food. Tips. Opportunity to achieve industry recognised qualifications
Applicant qualities: Outstanding customer service,enthusiastic with a love of Italian food
Royal Grosvenor Hotel, Weston-super-Mare
Salary: £8.90 an hour. Four to five nights a week
Applicant requirements: Reliable with bar work experience. Preferred to live in Weston-super-Mare
Boston Tea Party, Bristol
Salary: £8.72-£9 an hour.
Perks: On the job training, paid breaks, freestaff food, 50 per cent staff discount, no split shifts.
Royal Inn, Portishead
Salary: £8.72 an hour for 20-30 hours a week. Shifts can be a mixture of daytime, evenings and weekends. Full time or part time.
Applicant qualities: Friendly and approachable and able to provide a good standard of service to customers. Previous experience preferred. Must be over 18.
Part time waitress
Chef Wu Bristol
Salary: Competitive plus tips. Hours are 5.30pm-10pm three to four nights a week,
Applicant qualities and role: To take orders using EPOS system, settle bills using card machine, make drinks,serve food and beverages, clear and set tables while delivering great customer service. Must be friendly, outgoing, customer-focused, efficient, reliable,hygienic and willing- and quick-to-learn. Must be 16 or over
Perks: Competitive salary, tips, inclusive staff meals, training.
Housekeeping team member
Bristol Filton Travelodge
Salary. Unspecified. Part time, 12 hours a week
Applicant requirements: Attention to detail and drive for results.
Perks: Discount on rooms plus food and drink, discounts for friends and family with thousands of rooms at £14.99, £50 voucher on each work anniversary. Discounts off many high street retailers and mobile phone bills and opportunity to join management training programme.
Baxter Storey Bristol
Salary: £9.38-£9.50 an hour. Flexible contracted hours.
Perks: 28 days holidays, free meals on shift, free parking, training,discount from High Street shops and cinemas.
Applicant requirements: Customer service experience, strong communication skills, organised, reliable and able to work within a team.