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JD Wetherspoon is a leading pub operator in the UK and Ireland. Founder Chairman, Tim Martin opened the very first ‘Wetherspoon’, in Muswell Hill, north London, back in 1979. Today, Tim and the company run over 850 pubs and hotels, spread right across the UK and Ireland. ...
Mission: The company seeks to develop staff through effective and award-winning training and development, through a positive working environment and, of course, by means of a decent pay packet. Every year, thousands of staff complete one or more training courses, not only preparing ...

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    Weekends, long shifts. Hard to keep sleeping pattern

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    In Person8%
    Employee Referral2%

    1. Bar Associate Interview

      Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
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      Easy Interview


      Fill out an application online and if you are successful you will be invited to the premises to have an informal chat with the pub manager inside the pub they will ask a few questions mainly about availability and past experience although I got the impression this was not a necessity

      Can you work evenings and weekends

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    Company Updates

    J D Wetherspoon

    Did you know that if your 17 and in full time education you can work in one of our pubs part time? There is also great opportunity to transfer around our UK pubs if you decide to go to University. Visit our career page....

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    Hear from Tom Sexton at the Kings Tun in Kingston on how to grab yourself a job in one of our pubs.....

    J D Wetherspoon Awards & Accolades

    • Top Employer 2019Top Employers Institute2019
    • Overall WinnerLoo of the Year Awards2018

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