Junior Bartender, Century Bar

Gleneagles - Auchterarder
Full time Full day
£10 / hour
Gleneagles Hotel, PH3 1NF, Auchterarder

Come and join us...

As one of Scotland’s finest and most iconic 5-star hotels and country estates, we are currently seeking a thoughtful, confident and driven
Junior Bartender to join our Century Bar team.

Our Century Bar is the heart of the hotel, you’ll be part of a team pushing the boundaries and serving all day food and cocktails. At night, the elegantly dressed Century Bar is a charming place for a glass of Champagne or a warming malt whisky. By day, it’s the perfect rendezvous for coffee or a bite to eat with family and friends

At Gleneagles we are an award-winning Food & Beverage team, with our offering spanning nine different departments. From a casual café to luxury fine-dining laden with theatre, we aim to offer our guests an unrivalled experience. We embody the one team approach, full of knowledge and passion we strive for excellence in all that we do.

As an inclusive employer, we’re also open to having a conversation with you around flexible working

Location; Auchterarder, just off the A9. Gleneagles is also within easy reach of a number of Scottish towns and cities: Edinburgh City Centre (1hr), Glasgow or Dundee (50mins), Stirling and Perth (25mins)

Here's a bit more detail on what we see you doing in this role:

  • From preparing wines and cocktails to pouring tea and coffee; you’ll provide a warm and memorable bar service experience for all our guests

  • You’ll support on the floor; serving food & beverage offerings and take guest orders

  • Assisting guests with recommendations and sharing your knowledge of classic cocktails, wines and spirits

  • You’ll be meticulous in preparing drinks; accurately measuring, following recipes and making sure they’re presented immaculately

  • Maintaining a clean and well-organised bar area, including preparing fresh ingredients for service

  • You’ll bring your creativity and contribute to the development of new drinks and offerings

  • You’ll be proficiently up selling and encouraging other team members to do the same at every opportunity

  • You’ll actively take part in training programmes and other knowledge enhancing initiatives

  • Interacting with our guests, always warm, professional, helpful and doing everything you can to exceed their expectations; playing your part in making their stay 5 star in every way

The kind of person we're looking for:

  • Ideally, you’re currently established in a similar role, having had experience within a 5* hospitality environment, however having a great attitude is essential

  • You have a good bartending knowledge with some experience

  • Your perspective and approach are always fresh; no matter how many times an issue has been presented to you, to your guest it’s the first time

  • You’ll be an early bird some days and a night owl other, working flexibly during the week and weekends

  • You have a keen eye for detail, an organised approach and willingness to exceed guest expectation

  • You have a high level of resilience and the ability to deal with fast-paced environments is essential

  • You’re a sociable person – both towards the guests you’re looking after and your fellow colleagues

  • Highly motivated and possessing an immense sense of pride in your work; you're passionate about delivering the high standards for our guests in line with the Gleneagles brand

  • You have a positive “can do” attitude to solving problems in a professional and courteous manner

  • A strong team player with great communication skills and an enthusiastic approach; you're well organised and punctual with an eagle eye for detail

  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and above all has fun along the way

What’s in it for you:

  • On target earning potential for this role is £12.40 / hour, compromising of a base rate of £10.00 per hour salary plus a qualified estimate of £2.40 per hour additional in gratuities

  • You’ll be paid every hour worked

  • We offer a range of contracted hours to suit you

  • Our colleagues working on average 39hrs per week assume an additional £400+ per month in gratuities.

  • As a member of the Gleneagles team, you will also enjoy a fantastic range of perks, benefits and rewards including:

    Time to let your hair down

  • 30 days holiday (including bank holidays) that increases with service

  • Seasonal parties and local social events

  • 50% discount on Food & Beverage, Country Pursuits, Spa and Hair Salon (Mon-Thurs) and the Golf Driving Range

  • Golf Membership (with access to all 3 championship courses) for £50.00 per annum

  • Treats in your pocket

  • Personal membership to Perkbox, an employee perk platform offering a huge variety of retail discounts, a free Café Nero each week, and a cinema ticket each month, with our compliments.

  • Free ‘pay day’ lunch and monthly drinks offers

  • A generous ‘refer a friend’ scheme

  • Be out guest

  • Stay with us as a guest at Gleneagles for 2 nights per year at £65.00 per room B&B per night

  • Friends & Family rate of £95.00 B&B per night

  • Make a holiday of it with Hoxton Hotels in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, NY, Chicago and LA for just £45 per room, per night

  • Subsidised, single occupancy, en-suite accommodation available on our estate

  • Investment in your development and wellbeing

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programme, offering support and confidential advice for you and your family when you need it most

  • Ongoing investment in your personal development with access to internal and external training qualifications and programmes

  • Internal career opportunities across a wider range of specialisms and departments

  • Monthly recognition programme

  • Volunteering day every year with a charitable partner of your choice

  • Complimentary access to our staff gym

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