Come and join the team.

Whether you are a front of house diamond or back of house machine, we’re interested in learning more about you.

At the Balerno Inn, our goal is to provide a positive, happy environment where you can learn daily, develop your skills and meet wonderful people along the way.

We’re always looking for the most talented people, so if you think you’ve got what it takes, please send a copy of your CV to

Current Vacancies

Assistant manager f/t

We are seeking an awesome assistant manager to join us. Whilst this is a f/t role it could suit a job share so don’t rule yourself out if your only seeking 2 days work per week.

You will have great hospitality / customer service experience, you will love people, you will be warm and engaging but with a granite core and you’ll definitely be a glass half full type of person, you will be trust worthy with reference that confirm this. You will be great on the floor and dynamite on the bar. 

You definitely won’t be the sort who turns up for interview 20mins late in full road man getup, rocking a can of Monster calling me dude! You also won’t be the kind of person who was dismissed from their last job for smoking a little herbal on a busy dinner service.

You will have opinions and ideas and these will help to drive the Balerno forward. We are a collaborative business and we succeed and grow as a team. Good knowledge and interest in food and beverage is essential along with a desire to learn and grow further.

You will be actively involved in FOH management including stock and rota management.

We pay a good sustainable wage that rewards your efforts. Your wage will never be capped, help the business to grow and your career and salary will grow with us.

We work 4-day weeks and schedule shifts well in advance. We are a flexible employer and we understand the pressures of family life, we will always work with you to get the best balance for you and you’re family. We encourage staff to make time for a healthy work life balance. 5.6 weeks holiday per year!

Meals on duty, along with great coffee and chilled drinks are all included as is good humour and friendly banter. Staff discount when off duty.

Starting salary in region of £25,000 + excellent TRONC



  • 2+ years of quality hospitality and or customer service experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail

Bar Staff

As part of our professional and friendly bar staff team, you’ll be responsible for taking beverage orders from customers, pouring drinks per our impressive drinks menu and serving beverages with a smile. We’ll train you to gain knowledge of our drinks offering so that you’ll be comfortable assisting guests with drink recommendations. You will also keep a well-stocked bar with adequate supply, clean the bar and tables, collaborate on new and exciting drinks, and ensure licensing laws are always adhered to. You must have a flexible work schedule, as we are open 7 days a week, and be a team player.

If you have at least 6 months bar experience and an outgoing personality, please send us your CV.

Waiting Staff

We have a number of exciting opportunities for both full time & part time wait staff. Our business is new and growing, so this is an excellent time to help create buzz and repeat business by delivering exceptional service to our guests.

Because we are new and incredibly busy, this is a fast-paced environment that requires previous experience in a similar type setting. We expect you to provide unparalleled service and in return, we will offer a competitive hourly rate and gratuities along with a fun and energetic team atmosphere. . You’ll need to have a flexible work schedule, as we are open 7 days a week, and be a team player.

If you are an experienced server looking for a great place to work, we want to hear from you. Please send us your CV today.

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0131 202 3220

The Balerno Inn, 15 Main Street, Balerno, EH14 7EQ