South Oxfordshire & Vale of White Horse is a forward thinking local authority, based in one of the most attractive areas of the country with a professional and dedicated team at Wantage's community, leisure and entertainment venue: The Beacon.


Current Vacancies

Assistant Duty Officer 

Part Time – Permanent
20 hours PER WEEK 
Salary of £19,211 per annum, £10,384 pro rata

We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic person to help share responsibility of setting up and running daily events and activities here at The Beacon, serving customers in our Coffee Shop or Bar whilst providing high quality customer service at all times.

What we’re looking for:

- Excellent customer service skills

- Proactive and comfortable working off own initiative

- Experience working productively within a team  

- Ability to lift and carry equipment

- Good IT Skills

- Available to work some evening and weekends

- Experience working with tills and cash handling (training will be provided)  

For more information on the vacancy please see the Job Description listed below.

If you are interested in applying, please fill out our application form linked below and send the completed form to

Application Form

All forms must be submitted by Thursday 26th September. 


Job Description

Casual Staff

We are currently recruiting casual bar staff to support our events from September to Christmas.

We are looking for professional, competent and enthusiastic people who are able to communicate well at all levels.

As casual bar staff you will be assisting permanent team members on busy events leading up to Christmas.  

Salary: £11.32 per hour

This role includes working evenings and weekends.

For more information please contact The Beacon on 01235 763456 or call in and see us at Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BX.

If you are interested in applying please send a copy of your CV to