Nov 10, 2023 3 min read

Islington Assembly Hall // Assistant Bars and Duty Manager (London) [EXPIRED]

Assistant Bars and Duty Manager role available at Islington Assembly Hall.

Islington Assembly Hall // Assistant Bars and Duty Manager (London) [EXPIRED]

Job description 

Post title: Assistant Bars and Duty Manager (ABDM) (Islington Assembly Hall) Service area: Community Wealth Building 
Salary: £34,770-£35,862 
Reports to:
Bars and Duty Manager (BDM) 
Your team: Islington Assembly Hall 
Number of supervisees: On occasion, sessional workers and contracted staff. There is potential for this post holder to manage / supervise apprentices. 

Key responsibilities 

The primary responsibility is to assist with all aspects of events held within Islington Assembly Hall, and its break-out areas, with a particular focus on delivering a well managed bar service for customers, which itself plays a significant role in generating income for the business. The ABDM will be required to ensure the smooth operational running of the bars at events – such as live music concerts and weddings, taking responsibility for their safe, effective and timely management. The post holder will be required to work late nights, weekends and early mornings.  

To view the full job description for this role download the job description and person specification here:

Our ambition 

We're determined to make Islington fairer. To create a place where everyone, whatever their background, has the opportunity to reach their potential and enjoy a good quality of life. 

We also have an ambitious goal – to be the best council in the country – with every employee clear about the part they play and inspired, focused and supported to give their very best.

We want to build an organisation where employees feel valued, inspired and empowered to help us achieve our goals and provide the best services possible to our residents. 

Our values and behaviours 

‘Be Islington’ is about setting a clear challenge about what it means to be an Islington employee and sets the standard for every new recruit. 

We ask our employees to ‘Be Islington’ – playing their part in working together for a fairer borough and to always be collaborative, be ambitious, be resourceful, and be empowering (‘CARE’). 

Our commitment to challenging inequality

We are committed to tackling inequality, racism and injustice and creating a fairer borough for all. In order to do this, we need to set the example by being a fair employer and creating a workplace environment, which is free from discrimination, racism and inequality. Our approach needs to be proactive, consistently learning to create a fairer workplace and foster a culture, which empowers all staff to challenge inequality.  


As a member of the council’s management team, to contribute proactively to the collective leadership for the council, working collaboratively with Members, services across the council, partners and stakeholders to deliver the council’s objectives and priorities.  

To drive positive cultural change, embodying and promoting the values and behaviours of the council and empowering staff to reach their full potential. Ensure that the performance and development framework is effective for all staff. 

To lead on and ensure the effective implementation of corporate initiatives and transformation programmes that cut across the whole or part of the council’s activities. 

Resources and Financial management 

Ensure effective Financial Management, cost controls and income maximisation in an ever changing environment, fluctuating demands and priorities. Ensure resources are well managed and effectively deployed to the best possible effects assuring value for money in all activities.  


Ensure legal, regulatory and policy compliance under GDPR, Health and Safety and in area of your specialism identifying opportunities and risks and escalating where appropriate. 

Work style 

Frontline Role

Person specification 

You should demonstrate on your application form how you meet the essential criteria. Please ensure that you address each of the criteria as this will be assessed to determine your suitability for the post. 

Our accreditations 

Our accreditations include: the Healthy Workplace award, Timewise, London Living Wage Employer, Disability Confident Committed, The Mayor’s Good Work Standard, Stonewall Diversity Champion, and Time to Change. 

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