Work for us FAQs

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What are the hours?    

You must be available to work on Friday and Saturday evenings.     
We have 3 different shift patterns, 1pm - 4pm, 7pm- 11.30pm and 7pm – 2am.     
Over the Christmas period we are open 6 days a week and you will be expected to work a minimum of 3 shifts per week    
We're a flexible employer, and we try to tailor shift patterns to suit our staff e.g. certain staff are only able to work until 2am on a Saturday shift    


How do I get home?    

Taxi – We have staff members living in various different parts of the city, generally they will share taxi's and the cost.     
Bus – There are late night buses available in Nottingham - please ask for details    
Car - We don’t have parking available to staff however we do have tickets available that discount the price at the local NCP car park    

What is the hourly rate?    

This is dependent on age and experience.    
In addition we also have the 'CARES' bonus scheme that rewards enthusiastic, consistent and high achieving staff.    


What is the uniform?    

Black Polo, Black Trousers, Black Shoes and Apron (The shirt and apron are provided)    


What training will I receive?    

You will receive an in-depth induction with a member of management before your working interview. On the night you'll be teamed with a senior member of staff who will be happy to help you throughout.    

Bistro Live has regular training sessions for the whole team which cover everything from the food we serve to how best to WOW our customers    

What other benefits are there?    

Bistro Live is a fun place to work, our staff have an active social life and we have regular team nights and socials    
All new staff get a FREE table of 4 in the first three months of employment    
All staff get extra pay for introducing new members of staff.    
Staff meals are provided for those that work day shift and snacks are usually available during the night.    
Soft drinks are always available

Bistro Live Ltd, registered in England no. 4106667. Registered office: 89-91 Charles St, Leicester, LE1 1FA