Swansea City Job Vacancies

Welcome to the Swansea BID city centre vacancies page

Here you will find a range of jobs and volunteering opportunities that are currently being offered by businesses in the BID area.  Unless otherwise stated please do not contact the BID offices to apply for this jobs.  Please follow the instructions on each posting.  Please mention this page when applying.

If you would like advice and support for applying for any of these vacancies then contact Gower College Swansea’s Better jobs, Better futures  team, based on The Kingsway.  They also have a range of vacancies listed, which you can find here.

There are several recruitment agencies in the city centre offering a variety of roles across the city you can find their vacancies by clicking the links below.

Blue Arrow                     Adecco Recruitment               Smart Solutions Recruitment

PMP Recruitment         Cordant People                        Work Wales 

If you are a business in the BID area and would like to list your vacancy on this site then please contact [email protected]




Position: Sous Chef at Ask Italian

Full Time

Varied

Competitive hourly rate

Company Contact Details:

Ask Swansea
6 Wind Street, Swansea, SA1 1DF

As a Sous Chef we'll give you:

Full training into role and great opportunities for career development, including our Leadership programme.
Fantastic hourly rate, with a share of the tips on top.
50% discount at ASK Italian and Zizzi restaurants (including drinks!)
Free meals on shift with a heavily discounted menu range too.
New uniform provided, including shoes.
28 days paid holiday, pro rata.
Pension contributions.
ASK Italian are closed on Christmas day, meaning you'll be able to spend Christmas exactly as you choose.
Online employee hub - ASK Italian's answer to social media, where you can see what's going on across the company and also see your rota, request holidays and have access to a huge range of further benefits including:
Access to wages earned, through Wagestream,
Well-being and GP support for yourself and your family,
Discounts on loads of lifestyle brands including Cinema and Travel,
You'll be part of a great team, creating and enjoying fantastic experiences and making friends for life!


As a Sous Chef we will ASK you to:

Take responsibility for the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef.
Have a huge passion for our Italian food, and the desire to deliver our menu and specs perfectly.
Inspire and lead your team in consistently delivering our amazing dishes and standards.
Be fully versed on health and safety procedures ensuring that the kitchen is safe, always.
Be confident in management across all areas including prep and par, stock and order, ticket and line.
Have previous experience at a similar level, ideally within a branded restaurant.


How to Apply: Company website - https://ask.ats.emea1.fourth.com/vacancies?id=1319



Position: Bus driver at Adventure Travel

Not Specified

Flexible hours as many or as little as wanted.

£9.50 per hour

Company Contact Details:

Lauryn Tunnell – [email protected] - 02920 44 2040 ex 5

We are looking for qualified bus drivers to join our Swansea depot.



Part-Time or Full-Time we have something for you!

What will we offer you?

Training - Vehicle and route familiarisation with a mentor when you first start.
Free onsite parking.
Variety of shifts
Job security - We are part of a multi-national transport company.
Competitive Salary – £9.50ph with potential opportunities for overtime.
Free travel - On any Adventure Travel routes for you and your family.
Company pension - Competitive company pension with a leading provider.
Regular income - Weekly pay.
Progression - You may be happy to keep working as a PCV driver, or in time you can look to join our team of supervisors and managers.
The ideal candidate is:

Customer service focused.
Happy to work a variety of shifts, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
Patient, safe and reliable.


How to Apply: Email - [email protected]



Position: Front of house/Bar Staff at Bunkers Swansea

Part Time

12-16 per week

Up to £8.91 per hour

Company Contact Details:

Bunkers Swansea
Unit 18, 19 Little Wind St, Swansea SA1 1ED

Must be 18 and older due to late night bar environment.

Energetic and charismatic individual needed for fast paced venue catering to all ages.

A proven record of Great customer service Essential!

Bar and restaurant experience required but not necessary.

MUST! be available to work weekends and unsociable hours.


How to Apply: Via Indeed - https://indeedhi.re/3qSruK6



Position: Cafe/bar and events manager at Urban Foundry

Full Time

40 per week

£22,880.00

Company Contact Details:

HQ Urban Kitchen, (former Tapestri Café), Llys Glas, Orchard Street, Swansea.

This is an ideal opportunity for anyone with experience and love of the Hospitality Industry to spread their wings.
Urban Foundry is looking for a person that can drive HQ Urban Kitchen forward, someone who shares in the ideals of the Urban Foundry organisation and will work efficiently and honestly towards making the project a success.
Responsibilities
Specific tasks will include:
• Managing all day-to-day operations
• Hiring and recruitment of waiting staff, baristas and assisting the chef/ cook with the hiring of staff
• Supervising and training employees. Specific barista training will be given
• Coordination and liaison with suppliers and all related ordering. Ensuring all goods
delivered are to a high standard
• Preparing weekly/ monthly rotas for staff and finding suitable replacements in cases of absence.
• Manage and contribute to the social media pages for the venue e.g., posting content, updating information/activities, and answering queries
• Ensuring all expenses are within budget and trying to identify ways of decreasing operational costs
• Making and taking inventories of all stock
• Resolving customer complaints and maintaining high levels of Customer Service
• Suggesting and implementing new business ideas to follow market trends, this can be done through menus, events, or other means
• Identifying and implementing ways of attracting and retaining customers
• Working closely with kitchen staff to ensure high standards of food is delivered to customers
Standard practice of timesheets, cleaning schedules, budgeting, liaison meetings, HACCP, Health and Safety, COSCH, security and general oversight of maintenance/upkeep of the facilities
• Effective communication skills with staff members and management at Urban Foundry and ensuring that the project relates to and aligns with our wider values and mission
• Relevant Health and Safety Certifications and Alcohol Licensing (training can be given)
• Hands on working across all areas of the project
• Cash Handling, float management and till reconciliation daily. Accurate cashing up and money transfer to safe
• Monitoring compliance within the premises (alarm testing, Legionella, fire safety etc. This is specific to the University and training can be given)
• Liaising with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David estates management for any relevant facilities management issues

We seek colleagues who are: team players; able to work on their own initiative; value driven; kind and patient; creative and resourceful; tenacious; adaptable and resilient; collaborative; diligent; good at multi-tasking; focused; and punctual.
We are none of us perfect, but we like to think we are much of these things and we want to find new colleagues who are too.


How to Apply: If you feel this role could be for you, please send an up-to-date CV and brief cover letter (no more than one side of A4) as to why you feel this could be the position for you. Please submit your application to: [email protected] by 22.7.2021



Position: Head chef/cook at Urban Foundry

Full Time

40 per week

£21,840.00

Company Contact Details:

HQ Urban Kitchen, (former Tapestri Café), Llys Glas, Orchard Street, Swansea.

This is an ideal opportunity for anyone with experience and a love of cooking and catering within the Hospitality Industry to spread their wings.
Urban Foundry is looking for a person that can drive HQ Urban Kitchen forward, someone who shares in the ideals of the Urban Foundry organisation and will work efficiently and honestly towards making the project a success.
Responsibilities
The role will include:
• A love of fresh, wholesome food and the cooking of it
• A passion and interest in local food suppliers and ingredients and the use of them
• Managing all day-to-day operations of a busy working commercial kitchen
• Helping with the hiring of assistant kitchen staff
• Supervising and training kitchen staff.
• Coordination and liaison with suppliers and all related food ordering. Ensuring all goods delivered are to a high standard
• Helping to prepare weekly/ monthly kitchen staffing rotas
• Creating exciting menus which are sensibly and realistically priced for the target audiences
• Producing fresh, daily specials and seasonal menus
• Making and taking inventories of all kitchen stock
• Continued kitchen stock rotation to minimize wastage
• Working closely with front of house staff to ensure high standards of food is delivered to customers
• Standard practice of kitchen cleaning schedules, budgeting, liaison meetings, HACCP, Health and Safety, COSCH, sanitation, hygiene, allergens
• Effective communication skills with staff members and management at Urban Foundry
• Relevant Health and Safety Certifications and Food Training Certs

Monitoring compliance within the kitchen (Legionella, Salmonella etc. Some of this is specific to the University and training can be given)
• An understanding of the highs and lows of a busy kitchen and utilising worktime effectively to meet those demands
• Ensuring all kitchen equipment is cleaned and maintained to a high standard

We seek colleagues who are: team players; able to work on their own initiative; value driven; kind and patient; creative and resourceful; tenacious; adaptable and resilient; collaborative; diligent; good at multi-tasking; focused; and punctual.


How to Apply: please send an up-to-date CV and brief cover letter (no more than one side of A4) as to why you feel this could be the position for you. Please submit your application to: [email protected] (please do not send hard copies) by 22nd July 2021



Position: Waiter/waitress at Gershwin's coffee house

Part Time

Part time

meets national minimum wage

Company Contact Details:

14 Nelson Street
Swansea
SA1 3QE

We are looking for part time staff at our busy Swansea city centre coffee shop for weekends and the summer period. No experience necessary


How to Apply: Call Jon on 07957 750264 to apply.



Position: Restaurant manager at TGI Fridays

Full Time

Full time

Company Contact Details:

TGI Fridays Swansea
39-40 Wind St, Swansea SA1 1EE

You will have full accountability for the front of house management and operation in a Fridays restaurant. Your role is to guarantee an amazing experience for guests so that they love our offering, keep coming back and tell the world how much they love us. You also need to give the same experience to your team: they need to feel valued, recognised and like they want to continue to build their career with Fridays. You will develop and grow your team and meet or exceed sales, profits and all other objectives in line with Friday’s business strategy. You will treat the restaurant as if it were your own and understand the impact of your leadership and example.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the General Manager you will be involved in all aspects of front of house operations for your restaurant. Your key duties will include the following: 

To lead and inspire the performance of the front of house restaurant team.
Full ownership overseeing the smooth running of the restaurant.
To ensure that Friday’s standards are maintained, and the restaurant performance delivers its targets through a People First, Guest Obsessed, Operational Excellence Strategy. 
About you

The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate the following: 

Experience in a similar role, with a proven track record of leading and delivering 
Restaurant / Hospitality experience would be desirable
Proven track record of leading teams to success 
A strong commercial instinct that is always looking for ways to drive sales and boost the business
Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think fast 
Great communication skills so you can lead and inspire a team and delight our guests


How to Apply: Online - https://bit.ly/3CW5Nyc



Position: Sales advisor at Eurochange - NM Money

Full Time

30 per week

£9.25 per hour

Company Contact Details:

NM Money Swansea
Unit 37B, St Marys Arcade, The Quadrant Centre, Swansea SA1 3QW

Do you have a passion for sales?

Do you enjoy achieving targets?

Do you put the customer at the heart of every transaction?

Do you have a confident and charismatic personality?

If the answer to all of the above is ‘YES’, then now is a great time to be a part of our award-winning team. We are on the look-out for target driven, sales orientated, and enthusiastic Retail Sales Advisors to help us continue our mission to be the best foreign currency provider in the UK.

A Retail Sales Advisor position with us is as challenging as it is rewarding. However, if you are able to treat customers equally and fairly by being friendly and engaging, whilst achieving KPI’s & targets with our full training and support, then we want to hear from you!

Role & Responsibilities

Above all else, we want you to be the face of our business by bringing your own spark and personality to build customer relationships that last. As a frontline Retail Sales Advisor, your contribution will be crucial to our success! Some of the key requirements are:

Operating a foreign exchange bureau on a day-to-day basis; driving sales and profitability through excellent customer service.
Maximising sales of all available products and services by effectively establishing our customers’ needs.
Operating with honesty and integrity at all times.
Being able to work effectively on your own.
A willingness and desire to learn new things and develop yourself.
If this sounds like you, then apply now, as we’d love to hear from you!

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.


How to Apply: Online - https://www.nmmoney.co.uk/vacancydetails?vacancyid=792



Position: Server Assistant at TGI Fridays

Part Time

6 hours per week

Company Contact Details:

TGI Swansea
39-40 Wind St, Swansea SA1 1EE

Being a Server Assistant is perfectly suited to anybody with passion, pride and personality that wants to make a difference and the great news is that you don’t need any previous experience! We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and develop your skills by providing a full programme of training, support in obtaining nationally recognised qualifications and exciting workshops with our talented team. You can grow within the business and get not only a job, but a career!


Anything is possible at Fridays and there is genuinely no better time to join our family. Start your journey with Fridays today!


Benefits

Take a look below at just some of the benefits of working at Fridays -

100% of gratuities are paid to our team and these are unlimited.
We value the importance of work life balance, that is why if at times we ask you to work extra hours, you will be paid for each extra hour that you work.
Flexible working patterns to support your work life balance.
Skill development programmes that support a fast-track career progression
Apprenticeships at progressive skill levels available for all.
28 days paid holiday (pro-rata)
Weekly pay every Friday
Pension scheme
50% off in all our restaurants.
Refer a friend scheme with great bonuses for each successful referral.
Reward programmes, long service awards and staff recognition and incentives.
The opportunity to join a great, passionate team and make new friends along the way!

About us

At Fridays we are world famous for growing talent from within. We have all different types of training for our whole family to ensure they are the best of the best! Also, in an industry where some people hop about a lot, we encourage mobility and progression so we create roles where people can grow and build a career through our motivational and inspiring development programmes. Behind every great unique Fridays experience, are our great leaders, team members and our chefs! They are the heart and soul of everything we do! We are proud to be a talented team of 4,000, with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. We embrace your authentic self, no one person is the same and nor should your career journey be.


How to Apply: Online - https://bit.ly/3ymXI22



Position: Part time receptionist at The dolphin hotel

Part Time

2 x 8 hour shifts

Company Contact Details:

DOLPHIN SA1
WHITEHALLS
SWANSEA
SOUTH WALES
SA1 3AB

We are an independent hotel looking for experienced hotel receptionist to join our small team. Previous experience would be an advantage. Knowledge of hotel software, how to check in/out guests. Able to act professional at all times. These positions are for 2 x 8 hour shifts which could be over 7 days due to the nature of the business. Salary is NMW. If you feel your have a bubbly personality and are very customer focused then please do not hesitate in applying for this position.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: From £8.91 per year

Schedule:

8 hour shift
Day shift
Holidays
Monday to Friday
Weekends


How to Apply: Via Indeed - https://indeedhi.re/3l1QnAA



Position: Retail assistant at Primark

Full Time

37.5 per week

£8.51 - £9.09 per hour

Company Contact Details:

Primark Swansea
St Mary's Square, Swansea SA1 3LP

We’re Primark – one of the biggest names in fashion retail with over 190 stores in the UK, over 395 globally and growing. We’re all about fun, fashion, and a fabulous career.

As a Retail Assistant, whether you are on the sales floor, the cash desks or the fitting rooms, your role is to deliver exceptional service to our customers as well as maintain high standards on the shop floor.

Whether you are looking for your first job or you are an experienced retailer who wants to develop their career, Primark has opportunities for you.

Primark offers an attractive pay rate, innovative training and development programmes and a fun, busy environment. Primark is just a great place to work!


How to Apply: Online - https://careers.primark.com/job/swansea/retail-assistant/30423/19718104



Position: Sales assistant at Simply pleasure

Part Time

1 day (9 hours) a week

£8.36 - £8.91 an hour

Company Contact Details:

Simply pleasure Swansea
18 Park St, Swansea SA1 3DJ

Do you want to join our team in Swansea? We are searching for a brilliant team player to be our new Sales Assistant with a contract of 9 hours a week, 1 day a week including with opportunity to regularly work over the basic .

Simply Pleasure is the fastest growing adult toy retailer in the UK. We have experience of retailing and distributing pleasure products for almost 40 years with a chain of 24 licensed sex toy shops on high streets across the country. We have received many awards over the years, most recent being voted the 2018 Best Pleasure Products Distributor and Best Retail Chain.

We pride ourselves on providing a retail work environment that’s exciting, rewarding and unique.

Our committed staff are the key part of our company and they are passionate about the brands and products we have in our expanding portfolio.

As a business that continues to grow and expand, we’re always on the lookout for fresh faces to add to our talented team that will help us take our brand to the next level. Hourly wage meets national minimum wage depending on age.

1 Days (9 Hours)
Generous staff discount
Must be shift flexible
Training will take place for 1 week of approximately 40 hours (paid but terms and conditions apply).
Candidates Must:

Previous retail experience
Be passionate about the delivery of fabulous customer service
A drive to exceed targets
Sunday availability
A great personality and influencing skills
Be confident, positive, self-motivated and well-presented
Be able to accurately record and use an EPOS till system
Have excellent written and spoken skills
A great sense of humour
Flexible with hours


How to Apply: Via Indeed - https://indeedhi.re/3zWxOno



Position: Christmas Temporary Sales Assistant at Clogau of Wales

Part Time

1 x 30 hours per week, 1 x 20 hours per week

£18,533 per annum pro rata

Company Contact Details:

Clogau
Unit 35a Quadrant Shopping Centre, St Mary, s Arcade, Swansea SA1 3QW

Duration: 11 October 2021 – 09 January 2022

The Role

As a Temporary Sales Assistant you will provide our customers with excellent customer service to ensure a positive in store experience.

Main duties will include, although not be limited to:

To work well with your colleagues to ensure the store runs efficiently.
To deliver excellent customer service dealing with customer questions and customer service issues.
To fully contribute to the service and sales goals of your store.
To use the store EPOS to process purchases and refunds correctly..
To contribute to maintaining the appearance of the store to the required standards.
To act as door host when required.
To be considered for this Temporary Sales Assistant role you will have the following experience, skills and attributes;

Eligibility to work within the UK
Successfully pass DBS check
Excellent customer service skills.
Ability to maximise sales opportunities.
Excellent communication skills
Self-Motivation to complete your tasks and maintain your product knowledge


How to Apply: Online - Job no 0028 - https://www.clogau.co.uk/clogau-jobs.aspx



Position: Retail travel advisor at Tui

Full Time

30 per week

Company Contact Details:

Tui Swansea
The Quadrant Shopping Centre | SA1 3QW | 8 St Mary’s Arcade

Joining the TUI Retail Team as a Travel Advisor, we will help you become a destination expert so that you can recommend and sell holidays, Cruise, UK Breaks and additional products. You’ll put all customers at the heart of our business by creating unforgettable holiday experiences that make us the best-loved holiday company.

ABOUT THE JOB

Use your personality to inspire and respect your customers and colleagues whilst sharing a great amount of fun
Technology is evolving every day, so is TUI. By providing you with the best tools, you’ll build your knowledge to understand our customers and adapt your style to help answer questions, bring holidays to life and improve customer loyalty
If things don’t go to plan, you will be pro-active and confident to investigate and resolve any question or complaint
You’ll embrace change and rise to the challenges of a customer focussed role
Your drive to achieve will lead you to exceed your sales and service objectives, in Retail we call it ‘Smashing your Targets’

ABOUT YOU

Excellent customer service skills
Strong commitment to achieve targets and overcome challenges
Team player who engages and collaborates at all times with customers and colleagues
An organised individual who takes pride in their work and responsibility of their own development
Ability to use initiative to proactively spot and resolve potential problems
Passion to work within tourism, although travel experience is not essential
Confidence to handle multiple currencies and administrative tasks whilst complying with procedures
Flexibility to work variable shift patterns each week which include evenings & weekends in line with customer demand. Shift patterns are normally shared 4 weeks in advance


How to Apply: Online - https://careers.tuigroup.com/job/50203_en