Pub is so desperate for summer staff it is offering new workers a £500 bonus just for joining

  • The Golden Lion in Newport, Wales, needs employees during the busy season 
  • Bonus will apply to people who average 35 hours a week over 10-week period

A popular pub is so desperate for staff it is offering a £500 bonus on top of their wages if they work there.

The Golden Lion in Newport, Wales, has made the offer to tempt people to work during the busy season over the coming months.

Management at the pub is offering staff a £500 bonus if they average 35 hours a week over a 10-week period.

The bonus will also be given to staff who work at the pub, which also has a restaurant and adjoined accommodation, WalesOnline reports.

As it gets ready for its peak season, thousands of tourists are expected to visit the beauty spot from across the UK for their summer holidays.

The Golden Lion in Newport, Wales, is offering staff a £500 bonus if they average 35 hours a week over a 10-week period

The pub is a close to the local beach and other attractions, including the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path. 

Explaining the offer, pub management said: ‘As we are approaching our busy spring and summer season, we are recruiting for various roles, front of house, housekeeping and kitchen.

‘We have full-time and part-time positions available.

‘Our minimum age is 16 and we look either for a track record in hospitality or an eagerness to learn and give excellent customer service.

‘We are busy during the summer months and are offering a £500 bonus payment to new and existing staff who work an average of more than 35 hours over the ten weeks of summer.

‘We are also offering a second-tier bonus of £200 to employees averaging 30 hours a week for the same period.

‘We also offer hourly rates in excess of living wage, full tip share – our customers are very generous! – and cash tip share.

‘If you would like to join our team, please get in touch via email – in[email protected] – or just pop in for a chat.’

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