Barback – Piano Works

Piano Works West End

London£11.44 plus service chargePart time

Barback – Piano Works

About us:

The Piano Works are looking for part time fun loving, passionate and guest focused Barbacks to join our team and family. We have two fantastic live music venues in London, one located just off Covent Garden and the other Farringdon which are both part restaurant, part bar, part concert and full-on party.

The Piano Works are non-stop, late night, live music venues where nightly 8 skilled musicians interact with the audience and play their song requests. Non-stop live music features from 11:30: to 16:00 for our raucous weekly Saturday brunches and from 1700 – 0100, five nights a week supported by a state of- the-art sound & lighting systems and DJ’s from 1am till late.

If you are passionate about hospitality, music, guest service and fun and have ideally a years’ experience as a waiter/waitress in a high-volume restaurant, bar, club, live music, experiential, competitive socialising, events and party environments, then we want to hear from you.

What's in it for you?

  • Your dedication to the customer experience will be rewarded with a generous service charge.
  • An amazing 50% discount on food and drink across all our awesome venues.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides consultation sessions on mental health, well-being and finance, grants, and any other needed support.
  • The opportunity to join our world-class bartender training program and become a Cocktail Jedi.
  • Third-party training sessions that come with globally accepted certificates.
  • Incredible career progression opportunities. We're invested in your success during your time with us!
  • And don't forget our annual Nightfest staff party, where over we all come together to celebrate. It's an event you won't want to miss!

What We Need:

Barbacks are the spine of the Team! We need a Barback who is ready to get stuck in, be ready to provide the bartenders with what they need when they’re low- this can be alcohol, garnish or even ice!

This is a PART TIME vacancy, with shifts based over 1-2, and a wage starting at £11.44 per hour!


  • Restocking the bar with spirits, beer, wine, mixers, garnishes, ice, and glassware as needed.
  • Cleaning and maintaining bar surfaces, glasses, and utensils, ensuring a tidy and sanitary work area.
  • Assist bartenders in preparing and serving drinks during peak business hours.
  • Cut fruits and prepare garnishes for drinks.
  • Organize and maintain bar storage areas, ensuring easy access to supplies for bartenders.
  • Provide excellent customer service by promptly assisting customers and directing them to bartenders or servers when necessary.
  • Monitor and communicate low inventory levels to the bar manager for timely restocking.
  • Collaborate with the bar team to create a welcoming and enjoyable atmosphere for customers.

Skills and Experience:

  • A go-getter attitude.
  • Confidence. Because it’s not easy to carry boxes of drinks through a busy crowd of people at night.
  • Good communication and can always anticipate what the team will need. You’re the ultimate team player.
  • But with the right mind-set and eagerness to learn, you'll be the perfect fit! Because we can teach you the rest.

If you enjoy mixing up delicious cocktails and providing excellent service to create memorable experiences for our guests, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

We look forward to having you join our team at Piano Works

Your Application, Your Way

At Piano Works, our amazing diverse teams are the key to delivering the ultimate guest experience. We need more incredible people to continue to deliver for our guests. It can be difficult for your passion, enthusiasm, and personality to shine though when applying using a CV. We want to do things a little differently and give you the opportunity to stand out from the crowd and shine. As part of the application process, you will be given the opportunity to use a CV or record a short video telling us why you’re amazing and we should hire you, maybe you’ve even got a little party trick you want to show ... this truly is Your Application, Your Way