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Team Leader

Employer: South Oxfordshire District Council / Vale of White Horse District Council

  • Reference: 00314640
  • Published on: Fri 16/06/2017 15:50 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/07/2017 15:50 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £28119 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wantage

Team Leader 


Vale of White Horse District Council is a forward thinking local authority, based in one of the most attractive areas of the country. They are looking for an experienced team leader to manage the day to day running of the Beacon and its onsite team. An excellent benefits package is on offer including annualised hours (flexible working) and a career average pension scheme. The position will be based at The Beacon in Wantage, which is a community venue providing cinema, theatre, live music, children’s entertainment, a friendly coffee shop and fully licensed bar. 


Position: Beacon Team Leader 

Location: The Beacon, Wantage, Oxfordshire 

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 

Hours: 37 hours per week 

Salary: £28,119 per year 


Benefits: A basic 23 days annual leave per annum, rising to 28 days after five years. You also have all the bank holidays to look forward to and time off between Christmas and New Year. Flexible working and annualised hours; pension scheme; childcare voucher scheme; free parking. 


About the role: 

As the Team Leader you will ensure the efficient day to day running of The Beacon and be responsible for the safety, conduct and security of staff, visitors, the building and its contents. To directly supervise the duty officers, the assistant duty officers, admin staff, coffee shop assistant, promotions officer, technician, bar staff and casual workers. 




- Programme a full range of shows and events that appeal to the local community 

- Ensure the health and safety of staff, contractors, customers and visitors by complying with statutory legislation 

- Develop appropriate new policies and operating procedures as the need arises to ensure the building is compliant with all legislation 

- Effective and timely budget monitoring and reporting 

- As a key holder be available for emergency call outs 

- Oversee the maintenance, cleaning and security of The Beacon 

- Be fully conversant with the conditions of the facility’s premises licence 

- Management of the bar and coffee shop, ordering of stock, setting prices, arranging staffing and conducting regular stock takes for all stock held on site 

- Proactively marketing and promoting The Beacon facilities and activities, generating income and attracting new users to the facility 

- Oversee the annual customer satisfaction survey, using the results to inform future developments and influence the activities programme 

- Develop effective partnerships with organisations who may wish to utilise the facility and with local media to promote the facility and activities 

- Attend internal meetings with the leisure team and wider service team, attend staff briefings and pass on all relevant information to The Beacon staff via regular on-site team meetings 


About you: 

- 3 A’ levels or equivalent qualification / experience 

- Full driving licence and access to a car insured for business use 

- Good IT skills including Microsoft word, excel, power point, email, use of internet and use of electronic booking systems 

- Sound financial accounting skills, together with the proven ability to effectively manage budgets 

- Experience of marketing and promotions and the use of social media to achieve maximum impact 

- Ability to lift and carry equipment 

- Experience of managing a bar or catering establishment, ordering stock and overseeing contracts 

- Understanding of health and safety procedures and risk assessments  

- Experience of managing and coordinating events and activities 

- Work flexible shifts including evenings and weekends 


If you have the following experience or qualifications – it’s a bonus: 

- First aid (if not an existing first aider this qualification must be achieved within 6 months of appointment) 

- Understanding of lighting and sound equipment, preferably in a theatre style environment 

- Partnership skills including the ability to consult and liaise effectively, and to build relationships and networks 

- Understanding of food hygiene regulations 

- Knowledge and understanding of working in a local government setting 


You may have experience of the following: Team Leader, Building manager, Bar manager, Catering Manager, Events Manager, Marketing, Social Media, Marketing Manager, Bar Team Leader, Restaurant Manager, Local Government, Public Services, etc. 


This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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