Investing in people is core to The Arts Club philosophy and we are committed to the growth and development of our employees. We provide focused, consistent and innovative learning and development opportunities to our staff at every level, and encourage employees to play a role in shaping their future through the growth of skills and experience.
We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for a diverse community of employees, and as well as access to an Occupational Health Nurse, there are to First Aiders for Mental Health within the team to provide additional support for those who want it. The Arts Club also provides regular training to all staff on essential topics, including Mental Health Awareness, and Diversity and Discrimination.
We take pride in creating an environment where the collective skills and personalities of our employees come together to deliver an outstanding member experience. We aim to instil the importance of teamwork, while championing the personal development of individuals. Employees get to learn technical skills from industry experts with a wealth of experience, alongside rigorous behavioural skills training.
To further support professional development, on completion of six months of service, employees can partake in training courses of their choosing (which relate to their role) sponsored by the company. A number of our sommeliers for example, are currently completing their WSET courses for wine and spirits.
Learning and development is further enhanced by our e-learning system, which includes games and point scoring features that can be practiced whenever suits you, from mobiles, tablets or laptops.
Kyubi General Manager
Since joining The Arts Club in 2015, Mirko has been instrumental in fuelling the development of our Japanese restaurant through a number of new initiatives.
During his first year as an Assistant Manager, Mirko enrolled on the club’s Management Development Programme, which he says allowed him to ‘understand the inner workings of a private members club – and the importance of delivering excellent service to its members’.
Mirko’s enthusiasm for Japanese culture and cuisine is infectious, and as Kyubi grew into a larger space on the third floor, Mirko stepped up to the role of General Manager. ‘I met an incredible range of members and created a fantastic relationship with them’ Mirko says of his experience working at the club. ‘It’s also a joy to work with such a remarkable team – I am proud to be able to share what I have learnt, and I hope it inspires them’.