Working with us Working for us +

In Awen, our purpose is simply to ‘make people’s lives better’, and that is true of our people too. We want our people to be happy, have fun and enjoy working at Awen. It is important that we have mutual trust, that you have the freedom to be creative and have your power to do your best at work. Whether you are leading someone to a theatre seat, facilitating boiling and rumbling in our libraries or handling figures in our office, we want to make our customers get an excellent service, see a smile on the face, strive for ‘ always to improve, respect everyone and be fair in everything we do. Wherever you are Awen, we hope your work will be worthwhile and enjoyable, and if you want to develop, we are keen to train and help our people to help you move closer to what you would like to be. Our people are our success and you could be part of that success.

 

 


Current vacancies +

Casual Venues Assistant

Salary: £8.29 per hour

Basis: Casual

Base: Maesteg Town Hall

Closing date: 25th February

You will undertake a variety of roles to ensure that our customers enjoy their visits to venues and shows.

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Venues Accountant

Salary: £25,800

Basis: Full Time – 37 hours

Base: Brynagrw

Closing date: 11th February

You will be working as an integral part of the finance team and will be required to assist in day to day finance activities with principle responsibility for bank accounts, reconciliations and credit control.

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Finance Apprentice – Higher Level

Salary: £15,839

Basis: Full Time – 37 hours

Base: Brynagrw

Closing date: 11th February

You will be working as an integral part of the finance team and will be required to assist in day to day finance activities with principle responsibility for purchase ledger and supplier payments.

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Libraries Engagement Officer

Salary: £16,410 based on (£20,239 FTE)

Basis: Part Time – 30 hours

Base: To be decided

Closing date: 11th February

To develop, promote and deliver engagement programmes and to encourage community participation in library services, including children’s activities and reader development, and to work with colleagues to deliver visual and performing arts activities, family events and community heritage projects.

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Head of Cultural Development

Salary: £44,000 to £49,000 per annum

Basis: Full Time

Base: Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

Closing date: 11th February

As Head of Cultural Development, you will play a pivotal and influential role in shaping and delivering Awen’s business plan commitments and growth strategy. With specific accountability for Awen’s portfolio of arts and cultural venues, you will also lead on enhancing Awen’s growing commitment to wellbeing, health and regeneration.

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2x Part Time Library Assistants (Porthcawl and Pyle)

Salary: £8,090 (£16,180 x 50%)

Basis: Part Time

Base: Porthcawl and Pyle Libraries

Closing date: 18th February

To assist with the delivery of frontline services in our Libraries including book loans, public IT services and digital technology, children’s story times and craft sessions, display work, reader events etc.

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Temporary Library Assistant

Salary: £8,090 (£16,180 x 50%)

Basis: Part Time

Base: Pencoed and Bridgend Libraries

Status: Temporary

Closing date: 18th February

To assist with the delivery of frontline services in our Libraries including book loans, public IT services and digital technology, children’s story times and craft sessions, display work, reader events etc.

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Night Manager

Salary: £8,100 per annum

Basis: 936 Annualised hours – Typically 2 x 9 hours night shifts per week between Thursday and Monday dependant on season.

Base: Bryngarw House, Brynmenyn

Closing date: 25th February

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Kitchen Porter/Breakfast Chef

Salary: £9,500 to £10,500 per annum (Based on experience)

Basis: 1040 hours annualised. Typically, 20 hours per week dependant on business needs (Early morning, weekend and Bank Holiday working will be required).

Base: Bryngarw House, Brynmenyn

Closing date: 25th February

As Kitchen Porter/Breakfast Chef, you will ensure a successful dining experience for all guests as well as maintaining the highest standards of food preparation and customer service. Your time management skills and efficiency will ensure that the kitchen runs efficiently and smoothly and will help to maintain Bryngarw House’s reputation as a leading wedding venue in South Wales and beyond.

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Casual Food and Beverage Assistant

Salary: Up to £7.83 per hour depending on age and experience

Basis: Casual Mornings, overnight, late nights, weekends and bank holidays will be required

Base: Bryngarw House, Brynmenyn

Closing date: 25th February

This is an exciting opportunity to play a vital part in the overall running of each wedding at Bryngarw House. This hands-on role is responsible for ensuring the smooth delivery of food and beverage service at all times.

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Casual Food and Beverage Assistant

Salary: Up to £7.83 per hour (dependant on age)

Basis: Casual

Base: Grand Pavilion Caffi Bar, Porthcawl

Closing date: 25th February

The Food and Beverage Assistant is a practical, hands-on role, with your work time split between serving customers, the kitchen, and the preparation of food. This is an exciting opportunity to play a vital part in a newly refurbished cafe in one of Porthcawl’s much loved venues. Maintaining high standards of customer care and cleanliness and working within a small team, you will be instrumental in ensuring the Grand Pavilion cafe is a stand out destination in Porthcawl.

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Volunteering at Awen +

Do you have a few spare hours to support your local charity, meet new people, learn new skills or share your experiences? We are looking for volunteers across all areas of the organisation including libraries, Bryngarw Country Park, B-Leaf and Wood-B. Interested? Please complete this application form and we’ll be in touch soon.