Birtley St. Josephs' Catholic Club and Parish Centre
Assistant Manager for Parish Centre/Bar : 25 hours per week.
We serve the Parish of St Joseph's of Birtley and the wider community and we are currently looking for a confident, passionate and customer focused Assistant Manager for our Parish Centre and Bar to lead our friendly team at the Catholic Club.
As a Parish Centre and Bar Assistant Manager you will be supporting the effective operation of all areas within the Parish Centre. You, together with the Manager, will lead a Bar Team and Cleaning Operatives. Supporting development is key to being a successful Manager and you will monitor your teams progress and develop their skills ensuring a high level of customer service throughout the Centre. Our Managers must be confident, and driven to provide a quality, yet relaxed style of service. You must lead by example with a keen eye for detail. Previous experience as a Bar Manager or similar is preferred along with a hands-on, “can do” attitude.

You will be required to :

Have a Good overall knowledge of the industry

Manage, Motivate and Train staff to a high level

Promote and Drive Sales

Cellar Management

Ordering and managing stock rotation

Capable of spotting and growing business opportunities

Organize venue events

Use social media platforms to promote the business

What we will offer our Assistant Manager in return

A competitive salary package

Work/life balance. 25 hour contract

Pension scheme

20 days holidays per year plus public holidays.

Please send your CV with a covering letter outlining why you think you are suitable for the job to addressed to the secretary, no later than 21st May 2021.


Please note, if you do not hear from us then your application has not been successful.

Equal opportunities employer. We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown.


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We have a big comfortable bar with multi-screen televisions (including big screen) for live sport,  and facilities for pool, darts and dominoes. We have a smaller comfortable lounge bar.  There is a function room with stage, sprung dance floor and buffet layout area. All three of these rooms have a licensed bar serving a range of draught  beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. There is good car parking, wheelchair access ramps and accessible toilets. There are also two meeting rooms available.


The Function Room, Lounge and Meeting Rooms are available for hire at very competitive rates and free of charge for events supporting some charities and good causes. Table linen and chair covers can also be hired.


Room hire may be available outside of normal opening hours for special occasions.


SKY Sports and BT Sports in HD on multi screens and big screen, featuring Premier League and other live football, racing darts ,etc etc. Bingo on Saturday and Sunday evenings, and regular events such as Pub Quiz nights and Jazz nights, Gin Evenings,  Coffee Mornings,  and more.

Birtley St Joseph's CMS Club and Parish Centre (Birtley Catholic Club) is a social club. We are committed to providing  a welcoming, comfortable and safe environment for members and their guests to enjoy social activities. Membership is open to everyone if 18 years or older and committed to the purpose and objects of the club. There are no restrictions to membership on the basis of gender, religion or ethnicity.  While the club's origins and current management structure are closely aligned with St Joseph's Catholic Church our facilities are available to the wider community to use both as members and hirers of rooms. We are particularly keen to support local community groups, charities and other good causes and may offer facilities free of charge where appropriate.

We are in Birtley Lane, close to the junction with Durham Road and just opposite the Catholic Church.


Car park entrances are in Constables Garth and Orchard Street).

Bus services 21, X12, 28, 28a; nearest stops Birtley War Memorial, Station Lane, Fire Station and Morrisons


St Joseph's CMS Club

& Parish Centre

Birtley Lane DH3 1LJ

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​T  /  0191 410 2541


Rooms can be hired outside these hours for special occasions please contact us for further information (e.g weddings, funerals, christenings)

Our current opening times are under constant review due to Covid19.

As of Thursday 15th April 2021 we will be serving in the rear courtyard.

Mon-Thur 6pm-9pm

Fri-Sun 4pm-9pm

These times are liable to change, please check our Facebook page for updates..