How to find flexible bartending jobs near you

Find flexible, rewarding bartending jobs with Coople. As part of Coople’s professional workforce, you will have the opportunity to work across a variety of established restaurants, hotels, bars & event venues in London.

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Whether you want to develop your skillset or explore the job market, with Coople you can find the right employers to feel valued at work.

We make it our mission to connect our Cooplers to rewarding work. We work with Cooplers of all skill levels – no matter your industry background, you can find opportunities across diverse job profiles at different skill, experience, and salary levels with Coople.

What you can expect when applying for bartending jobs with Coople:

Job responsibilities

For example:
  • Serving drinks to customers, making suggestions based on customer tastes and preferences
  • Maintaining a clean and sanitary bar area
  • Adhering to proper alcohol handling, sanitation and safety procedures
  • Interacting with customers to receive and prepare orders and serve drinks
  • Checking customer identification to ensure all customers meet legal drinking age
  • Restocking and replenishing bar inventory
  • Providing first class customer service to ensure all customers have an excellent guest experience
Waitresses and waiters

You can also work as a novice, intermediate or expert waitress or waiter with Coople

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Kitchen assistants

You can also find work as a kitchen assistant with Coople

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Chefs

You can find work as a breakfast chef, commis chef and chef de partie with Coople
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Baristas

You can also join our team of flexible baristas

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Which skills do we look for in bartenders?

Sometimes, our roles do not require experience. If no specific experience is required, it will be listed clearly in the job description. For example, the job description may say:
  • No previous experience needed
  • Enthusiastic and outgoing personality to provide a quality customer experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, must be comfortable speaking to a variety of patrons on a daily basis
  • Physical ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Comfortable working in a very busy and fast-paced environment, especially during weekends and evenings
If specific experience or certification is required, it will be stated clearly in the job description when you apply. For example, hiring companies may ask for:
  • One year minimum of bar or restaurant experience, including drink preparation
  • Food and alcohol handling certification
  • Health and safety training

How to prepare for your bartending job.

There’s a variety of things to look out for before you start your bartending job.

This could include:

  • Specific uniform requirements – be sure to check whether or not uniform will be provided in the job description
  • Food safety and health and safety training – if this is required, you will be invited to complete your mandatory training before your first shift
  • Cocktail making experience – some hiring companies may specifically request previous experience with mixing or creating new cocktails. Be sure to keep an eye out for such hiring specifications in order to ensure the role is the right fit for you!
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To increase your chances of a successful job application, it’s a good idea to read through the job requirements and make sure you have the right job profiles added to your account. This will also save you time when jobseeking.

More importantly, when you are adequately prepared for your role, you can perform at your best to build your platform reputation. This will allow you to find more work to support you on your way to your goals.

Ready to find bartender jobs?

Download the Coople Job App to discover bartender jobs that work for you.

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