Casual Bar Supervisor

Hourly rate of £12.81

The Barbican, Europe’s leading Arts and Conference Centre, presents an unparalleled variety of performing and visual arts of world class calibre, as well as hosting extensive commercial activity.

The Barbican Bars are looking to bring in a number of enthusiastic Bar Supervisors on a casual basis to provide support in the day to day running of the Barbican’s Bars.

The ideal candidate will have team leader or supervisory experience with excellent customer service and sales skills. You will be confident in leading and motivating a team and have responsibility for opening and closing bars. You will need to be able to cope well with pressure and solve problems effectively with a flexible approach to work and be able to learn new skills quickly.  A keen interest in the arts and awareness of current drink trends would be an advantage. Cocktail making experience is essential.

This is a casual role and shifts are subject to availability, however, we expect the successful candidate to work in the region of 30 hours per week.  You are under no obligation to work the shifts offered and the Barbican Centre is under no obligation to offer work on a regular basis.

For full details of the role please download the Role Overview.

To apply, send your completed application form, quoting ref Casual Bar Supervisor - Your name in the subject line with you name to

All applications must include a completed application form.  

Late applications will not be accepted. 

Closing date for application is midday, Monday 2 September 2019

Interviews will be held between Tuesday 3 – Friday 6 September 2019


Please note, due to the high volume of applications we receive it is sometimes not possible to respond to all candidates, if you are not contacted within 21 days of applying please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


The Barbican is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.