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Detailed below are our current job opportunities. To apply please complete the application forms which you can access via the links below. CVs alone are not accepted.

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Casual Duty Manager

Salary: £9.37 per hour

Hours of work: Casual

Job Ref: SW/1643

We're determined to make South Somerset a great place to live and work.  If you're ambitious and self-motivated, make a real difference to your community and your future by joining us.

The Arts & Entertainment Service that manages the new Westlands Venue and The Octagon Theatre is seeking an enthusiastic, organised and experienced Duty Manager to work closely with the Front Of House Manager and the front of house teams to ensure a friendly, welcoming, professional, efficient and accessible service to all visitors. They will be responsible for the safe, smooth and efficient day to day running of the Octagon Theatre's front of house operations as well as the identification and implementation of long term strategies for front of house management development. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Sean Welsh, Operations Manager, sean.welsh@southsomerset.gov.uk

Closing Date: Ongoing

Interview Date: TBC

View the job description and candidate specification

How to apply

Please complete the application form (PDF) application form (Word) and terms and conditions, how to apply and email it to Human Resources or post it to:

Human Resources
South Somerset District Council
Brympton Way
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 2HT

Casual General Assistant

Salary: £7.78 per hour

Hours of work: Casual

Job Ref: LF/1642

We're determined to make South Somerset a great place to live and work.  If you're ambitious and self-motivated, make a real difference to your community and your future by joining us.

The Arts & Entertainment Service that manages the new Westlands Venue and The Octagon Theatre is seeking General Assistants who will be enthusiastic members of the team to assist with the day to day running of both venues. The Candidates should be happy to take in deliveries. The candidate would also be asked to help set up areas for meetings functions ballrooms.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Louise Field-Rowe, Front Of House Manager Westlands, louise.field-rowe@southsomerset.gov.uk

Closing Date: Ongoing

Interview Date: Arranged on a phone call basis

View the job description and candidate specification

How to apply

Please complete the application form (PDF) application form (Word) and terms and conditions, how to apply and email it to Human Resources or post it to:

Human Resources
South Somerset District Council
Brympton Way
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 2HT

Casual Cafe Bar Assistant

Salary: £7.78 per hour

Hours of work: Casual

Job Ref: JW/1641

We're determined to make South Somerset a great place to live and work.  If you're ambitious and self-motivated, make a real difference to your community and your future by joining us.

The Octagon Theatre is seeking Café Bar Assistants to work on a casual basis.  Various shifts are available between 12 midday and 10pm, Monday to Saturday and occasional Sundays. Café Bar Candidates will ideally have experience of cooking and food preparation and also waiting tables. 

Candidates should be comfortable dealing with the public, be of a smart appearance and be confident with handling money.   

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Will Blackburn, Chef & Catering Manager, will.blackburn@southsomrset.gov.uk

Closing Date: Ongoing

Interview Date: Arranged on a phone call basis

View the job description and candidate specification

How to apply

Please complete the application form (PDF) application form (Word) and terms and conditions, how to apply and email it to Human Resources or post it to:

Human Resources
South Somerset District Council
Brympton Way
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 2HT