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Grange Bar

Bar Assistant – 37 hours per week – Fixed term to 31/03/18 – SCP 15 £17,972 per annum

We are looking for an energetic Bar Assistant to join the Grange Bar Team situated within Grange Leisure within Stratton St Margaret.

The Bar Assistant role includes:

  • Customer services, greeting and serving customer’s drinks; taking food orders
  • Re-stocking the bar and rotating stock
  • Promoting our weekly meat raffle and selling raffle tickets
  • General cleaning tasks and daily maintenance, including filling and emptying the glass washer, shelf cleaning, glass polishing, barrel changing
  • Keeping the internal and external bar tables cleared and clean
  • To assist in ensuring that we comply with the 2003 Licensing Act, especially the Licensing objectives: challenge 25 under 16’s being accompanied in the bars at all times serving of drinks responsibly, to prevent intoxicated persons duty of care to customers whilst on our premises

Applicants must be smart and presentable, display great customer service and be happy to clean, tidy and carry out general bar work. It’s a physical role, changing barrels and lifting glass washer trays as well as conversing with customers.

Proven experience in a similar role within a bar, banqueting or events

SIA badge holder desirable

Must be driven, enthusiastic and be of strong character

Must be of smart appearance with an interest in quality food and beverages

Cash handling means that you need to be numerate and capable of cashing up

HOURS: We operate 7 days a week, from 4pm to 10.30pm Monday to Thursday, 1pm until late at night on Fridays and all day Saturday and Sundays.


All applicants must be aged 18+ and happy to work evenings and weekends.

If you are interested in this position please can you email your CV to Chris Matthews, Food and Beverage Officer:



Vacancy for a Parish Councillor to serve the Lower Stratton ward

The Council invites applications from candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria for being a Councillor.

A written application for consideration for Co-option should be sent to The Clerk to the Council, outlining skills, experience and why you would make a good Councillor. Please include your name, address and contact details and how long you have lived in the parish.

Nominations for Co-option will be considered at the next Council meeting on Tuesday 20 November 2018 at 7.00 pm, Stratton Suite, Grange Leisure. You are invited to attend this meeting and address the Council.

Eligibility for Co-option

A council may need to investigate or obtain evidence about a candidate’s eligibility to be a Councillor if this is challenged.

To be able to stand as a candidate you must:

  • be at least 18 years old on the day of your nomination
  • be a British citizen, an eligible Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of any other member state of the European Union

Meet at least one of the following four qualifications:

  • A Commonwealth citizen or a citizen  of a member state of the European Union.
  • You are, and will continue to be, registered as a local government elector for the parish/community in which you wish to stand from the day of your nomination onwards.
  • You have occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the parish/community area during the whole of the 12 months before the day of your nomination and the day of election.
  • Your main or only place of work during the 12 months prior to the day of your nomination and the day of election has been in the parish/community area.
  • You have lived in the parish/community area or within three miles of it during the whole of the 12 months before the day of your nomination and the day of election.


Apart from meeting the qualifications for standing for election, you must also not be disqualified from standing. There are certain people who are disqualified from being elected to a parish or community council in England and Wales. You cannot be a candidate if at the time of your nomination and on the day of the election:

  • You are employed by the parish/community council or hold a paid office under the parish/community council (including joint boards or committees).
  • You are the subject of a bankruptcy restrictions order or interim order.
  • You have been sentenced to a term of imprisonment of three months or more (including a suspended sentence), without the option of a fine, during the five years before polling day.

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