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Hospitality & bar person

Location: Oaklands Park, Almondsbury, Bristol. BS32 4AG

Salary: £12 per hour

Hours Per Week: To be agreed

Vacancy Type: Casual Worker

Our Organisation

Gloucestershire FA is the governing body of football in the County. We grow participation, promote diversity and regulate the sport for everyone to enjoy. With over 600 Clubs and 2,300 teams of all ages and abilities playing in the County, Gloucestershire FA is proud to support Football For All.

We are a friendly and inclusive team and as an organisation, we promote the health, well-being and development of our staff. We have evolved a hybrid flexible working environment that enables staff to work from the office as well as offering some flexibility in working remotely in agreement with the line manager.

Please find out more about Gloucestershire FA and the work we do on the rest of our website.


Gloucestershire FA is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through The FA DBS process. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according the nature of the role and the information provided.

The Role

Gloucestershire FA is recruiting additional team members to help ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Football Centre. The post-holders will be employed on a ‘casual worker’ basis with working hours offered during weekday evenings and at weekends, mainly during the football season.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing and operating the licensed bar and food / vending facilities
  • Hosting pre-booked events at Oaklands Park
  • First point of contact for customers during the shift
  • Taking cashless payments
  • Complying with health and safety and accident reporting procedures
  • Providing basic First Aid advice and support
  • Preparation of the football and conference facilities:
  • Checking the facilities are safe and fit for customer use
  • Ensuring site facilities are closed-down and secure at the end of each shift

What we are looking for

  • This role would suit someone educated to A Level or equivalent standard.
  • They are likely to have excellent IT skills to fully utilise FA IT systems as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Candidates will also need to demonstrate excellent time management and prioritisation skills, together with problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work strategically with partner organisations across different sectors to plan and deliver football programmes.
  • A key requirement is good written and verbal communication skills as providing high levels of customer service to football volunteers and participants is essential.

What we can offer

  • Nike corporate clothing
  • Training to obtain a Personal Licence (sale of alcohol)
  • First Aid, Food Safety and relevant FA Safeguarding qualifications

Equality and Diversity

Gloucestershire FA actively promotes inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any requirements in relation to the recruitment or interview process, please include details on the application form.

About the application and selection process

  • Please complete the Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and return to submitted by post to the Association’s office are welcome, but applications received after deadline will only be considered in exceptional circumstances e.g., proof of posting indicates undue delay through no fault of the applicant.
  • Receipt of applications will not be acknowledged.
  • Interviews will be in person and arranged by individual 

Application Documents


If you have any questions about the role and/or would like to visit the Hospitality facility and discuss this role informally, please contact Football Facility Development Officer, Jake Edwards on 01454 61588 (option 5).

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