Looking for a job? Look no further! :)

Job Search Tuesday is back, bringing you a whole new list of available jobs in Brisbane CBD and surrounding suburbs. Take a look below, you might find something you like!🙂

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Food & Beverage Services:

Spring Hill Cafe located in Spring Hill are looking for new casual wait staff, with up to 30 hours a week on offer. If you have at least 3 years experience in the industry, and are willing to work shifts across the week, including weekends, then why not apply today?

A venue located in the heart of the James Street Precinct in Teneriffe have positions open to bartenders/baristas, as well as another position for a waiter. Both require experience, and you’ll need (or be willing to obtain) an RSA*. Set rosters across a 7 day week. To read more and to apply, click here.

*RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol) is required by Australian Law to work with and around alcohol. You can get yours online from as little as $18! Take a look at the Hospitality Institute of Australasia‘s website to get started.🙂

Over in Eagle Farm (a short 10 minutes from the CBD) is The Royal Queensland Golf Club, and they’re currently searching for professional and motivated food & beverage attendants to join their busy venue. Must have extensive knowledge on food and alcohol, and experience working with coffee is also a bonus. Must be available to work various shifts, including weekends. Send your resume to the General Manager or the club on: gm@rqgolf.com.au by the 3rd of September.

The Story Bridge Hotel over in Kangaroo Point (close to Lexis student houses!!) are again searching for Cocktail Mixologists, Bar Attendants, Wait Staff and Baristas to join their team. Must have your RSA, and have a friendly, outgoing personality. To read more information, click here. Click the ‘apply now’ button to submit your resume.

Also a short CityCat trip from the Lexis student houses is a coffee/tea shop called BeVine, and they’re wanting to find their next star barista who can brew the perfect coffee! If you’ve got at least 1 year experience working as a barista, you might just be what they’re looking for! Best of all, there’s no weekend work!😀 Click here to apply today!

SideKicker are a hospitality recruitment agency, and they’re currently looking for new food & beverage attendants to work at a range of venues around Brisbane and surrounds. Must have your RSA, at least 1 year experience in hospitality and can work in a fast-paced environment. You must apply through their website, so click here! To read the job description, click here.

Vintaged Bar & Grill in the Hilton Hotel on Elizabeth Street are looking to hire new food & beverage staff. Working for the Hilton Hotel comes with great staff benefits, and a competitive hourly rate of pay! If you think you’ve got what it takes, apply now!


Kitchenhand/Cleaners:

Absolute Domestics are a cleaning agency, and they’re now hiring Domestic Housekeepers and Cleaner. This role is focused around assisting families and professional couples with their daily cleaning and general housework.Flexible hours – choose when you want to work! Visit their website to apply for this and various other jobs they have available.

The Spring Hill Cafe are also looking for a kitchenhand with up to 30 hours on offer. If you have at least 2 years experience in cleaning and kitchen assistance, and have full availability, then they want to hear from you! Click this link to apply.

Drake International are also recruiting experienced cleaners to work in various locations around Brisbane CBD. This particular job requires you to have a license and your own car, but you are encouraged to apply, as they’ll have plenty of other opportunities to register for! Click here for more information and to apply.

AHS Hospitality have positions available for hotel cleaning staff. This is a physically demanding job, so you’ll have to be fit and able to do heavy lifting of equipment. Long-term opportunities are available to the right people. Apply now!

Luxxe serviced hotels and apartments have a part-time opportunity ready for experienced housekeepers/room attendants to work in their Fortitude Valley location. If you’ve got previous experience working as a cleaner in a 4 or 5 star hotel, and are available for an immediate start, the apply now!


Retail:

Christmas is just around the corner, and a lot of retail stores are now looking for ‘Christmas Casuals’. Famous brand store Nike are looking for Christmas staff to join the team now in the lead up to the busiest time of the year. Both Nike store in Brisbane and Jindalee have positions available, so please write on your  application which one you’d prefer to work at. Retail experience is a must, and of course you should have a passion for the brand. Click here to apply.

Pandora are also hiring Christmas Casuals with full availability to commence working from October. If you are well presented, have a passion for Pandora and can offer great customer service, why not apply?

Vintage Cellars have re-listed their job ad, so get in quick! Their store in New Farm are looking for retail assistants. As this is a wine specialist store, you will need your RSA to sell their products. Read more information here.

Casual retail assistants needed in Myer to work within the Aussie fashion brand Review. If you’re enthusiastic, have previous fashion retail experience and exceptional customer service skills, they want to hear from you! Read the job description here, and apply today!


That’s all for this week, everyone! Remember to head on over to our Jobs Workshop in Room 3 today at 2pm. Get all your job related questions answered. Good luck with the job hunt!😀😀

Welcome NEW Students!! 29/08/16

Good morning everyone, and happy Monday!!

This morning we welcomed 8 new students to Lexis Brisbane. Take a look below at their bright, adorable faces!🙂

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Pictured from left to right is: Yu from Japan, Juan from Colombia, Guilherme from Brazil, Noemi from Switzerland, Aoi from Japan, Raffaela from Switzerland, Midoriko from Japan and Flavio from Brazil.

We also have Rebekka from Germany, (not pictured) who returns to Lexis Brisbane after almost 1 year!! She has commenced her full-time IELTS Preparation course today. Welcome back, Rebekka!😀

We hope you all have a wonderful first week. If you have any questions, please ask! To everyone else, let’s make our new friends feel welcome! Be sure to say hello if you see them around!🙂

Goodluck and Farewell, Robyn!

Today, we sadly say goodbye to our Homestay and Accommodation Officer, Robyn.

Robyn has been with Lexis for over 12 years, and was a big part of our Lexis Family. We wish you all the best with your new adventures, Robyn. You will be dearly missed.❀❀

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Tea Party at Lexis Brisbane!

This morning, our Intermediate classes joined together to have a tea party to practice their English skills in the student kitchen. 

They prepared their fancy bow-ties and necklaces in class for the occasion!🙂

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Busily preparing for the party. 

 

And dressed up in their formal clothes!

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The lovely Adel serving some Saudi Arabian coffee. Yum yum!!!

 

There was plenty of food to go around, and the coffee smelled divine!❀
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Lead by Teachers Blair, Daniel and ‘Mad Hatter’ Sander, everyone enjoyed a nice refreshing cup of tea and snacks.❀
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What a nice way to finish the week!🙂 Happy Friday, everyone!!
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Events in Brisbane this weekend!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Take a look at our list below of events happening in and around Brisbane this Saturday and Sunday!


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Here in Brisbane, we love to boast about our beautiful local beaches. Located north of the CBD, about 40 minutes by car is the beautiful seaside town of Redcliffe, and this Saturday it welcomes back the Redcliffe Festival. It is bigger and better than before, bringing loads of free entertainment, games & activities as well as a spectacular fireworks display for everyone to enjoy. It runs over the next 3 weekends, so if you can’t make it this week, you have until September 10 & 11. Entry is free!🙂 Take a look at the official website for more information and activity schedules.

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Also happening this weekend down the road is the Redcliffe Kite Festival! Who doesn’t love kites?! Pelican Park has always been a favourite flying spot for the kite enthusiasts of Brisbane, and this weekend people from all over town and around the world, will come together to fill the skies with big, bright and beautiful coloured kites. Free entertainment on stage, amusement rides and workshops for all! Entry is also free! Have a look at the website for more information.

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This Sunday, the Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run celebrates it’s 20th consecutive year raising money for great local charities. Take part in either a 5km or 10km course which loops through Brisbane City and surrounds. You can walk, run, skip or hop, as long as you have fun we don’t care! Sign up individually or with your mates to help raise some money for charity!🙂 You must register online, which you can do so here. To read more about what the event is all about, take a look at their website.

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Here’s something a little different. This Saturday night over in the historic Tivoli in Fortitude Valley is Australia’s premier Vampyre themed fundraising event the BloodLust Ball 2016. This unique event will see hundreds of locals dressed in stunning, antique costumes all raising money to support blood research with the Red Cross Blood Service. Tickets are $70 at the door, and will run from 6:30pm until late. Edward Cullen, eat your heart out! (hopefully not literally…).

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Dinosaur Discovery
is back again by popular demand over at the Queensland Museum in South Bank! Their life-like, true-to-size displays always impress the crowds, so if you haven’t had the chance to check it out yet, now’s your chance! I highly recommend this one (especially, of course, if you love our prehistoric relatives)! Tickets are $13.50 for students, (be sure to take your Lexis Cards) or $15 for regular entry. Rawr!!😀

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Love your motorsports? Then this event is for you. The Just Car Insurance Jamboree is back again this year, bringing you loud cars, smokey tires and adrenaline fueled fun this Saturday at Willowbank Raceway.Entry is $35 for the day, which gets you front row seats to all drifting, dragging and show & shine events. Willowbank Raceway is quite far from Brisbane CBD, and accessible by car only, so round up your friends (preferably those with a car) and make a day of it!🙂 More information about ‘Jambo’ can be found here.


Hope you all enjoy your weekend! As always, stay safe and have fun!!🙂

Job Search Tuesday is BACK!! :D

Good morning everyone!

Job Search Tuesday is back , and we’ve found plenty of new jobs for you! You might have experience working in a restaurant, or perhaps you prefer working in a store? Whatever it is, you might find your perfect job below, so take a look!🙂


Restaurant/Food & Beverage Jobs:

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  • The famous Hilton Hotel here on Elizabeth Street are looking for new staff to help in both food & beverage and room attendant duties. Previous experience within these areas are needed, as well having extensive knowledge of food and wine products. To read more and to apply, click here.
  • A Queensland based hospitality agency are now hiring reliable new staff with at least 3 years experience with food & beverage services, and a current RSA*. Flexible hours, (you choose how little or how much you work) and a great pay rate! Send in your resume along with a short cover letter to: admin@hsqld.com, or click here to read more information about the job.

*RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol) is required by law to work with and around alcohol throughout Australia. You can get yours today by doing a short online course. Course start from as little as $18! Visit the Hospitality Institute’s website for more information!😀

  • Stone Restaurant on Grey Street, South Bank, are also looking for new food & beverage attendants. You must have a current RSA, a-la-carte experience as well as full availability to work. You should also be friendly and approachable to your customers! Click here to apply.
  • Customs House, is owned and operated by The University of Queensland, and is located along the riverside on Ann Street.They are looking for a positive attitude   casual bartender with at least 2 years experience and a current RSA. They offer a great rate of pay and staff benefits. For more information/to apply, click here.
  • The Breakfast Creek Hotel are seeking experienced wait staff to join their busy, iconic venue. You should be available to work nights and weekends, have exceptional customer service skills, and show a willingness to learn. Click here for more information.
  • One of South Bank‘s premier restaurants Delizioso on Oxford are looking for highly motivated and professional front of house staff. At least 3 years experience is needed, and having a strong knowledge of a-la-carte and function procedures is a must. Apply now for an immediate start.

Cleaning/Kichenhand/Housekeeping Jobs:

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  • Kitchenhands needed at busy supermarket IGA. You will have to perform tasks such as, (but not limited to) cleaning general areas, preparing stock, and occasional administration duties. Flexible hours and highly dedicated team. To apply, please send your resume to: jobs@hgretail.com.au or to read more, click here.
  • The Kenmore pub are also looking for kitchenhands to help out in their busy venue. Competitive pay rate and great staff discounts through the Coles Group. Previous experience is also advantageous. Click here to apply to this job.
  • Located just on the CBD border in Spring Hill is The New Inchcolm Hotel and Suites, and they are now searching for general cleaners and room attendants to join their team. Such duties include cleaning guest rooms as well as general cleaning and maintenance around the hotel, keeping stock up-to-date, and ensuring safe work practices are maintained. Click here to apply.
  • A request has been made for a female live-in housekeeper to help a lady located in Auchenflower. Please click here for her contact information.
  • Cleaners with at least 3 years experiences are required to maintain commercial buildings and offices here in Brisbane CBD. This is a physically demanding job, so the right person should be fit and able to lift heavy objects up to 20kgs. Please click here to apply to the job.

Retail/Customer Service Jobs:

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  • Vintage Cellars are Australia’s leading wine specialty store, and they are currently looking for a wine enthusiast who’s keen to learn! Their store located in New Farm are looking for someone with a creative and friendly personality to join their sales/team member crew. You’ll need to be able to work a range of hours, including nights and weekends. As this is also a physically demanding job, you’ll have to be fit and capable of heavy lifting equipment and staying on your feet for extended periods of time. Since you’ll be working with alcohol, a current RSA is also needed. Apply now!
  • Customer Service Representatives needed for Coles Express in Milton. If you can provide outstanding service, are friendly and professional, then they want to hear from you! Great experience, especially for international students! Click here for more information.
  • Just down the road from Lexis is Post Office Square. A small newsagent are hiring new staff to work in their fast paced store. If you’re enthusiastic and are looking for a challenging yet rewarding job, why not apply?
  • Bottle Shop staff required at a venue in Brisbane. You should have good communication skills, hold a current RSA and of course have outstanding knowledge on beer, wine and spirit products. The same business are also hiring wait staff to join their busy restaurant inside the hotel. Send your resume through to John on: john@southeasthm.com.au, or click here for more information.
  • Hungry Jack’s, located right in the heart of the Queen Street Mall have several job openings available for new crew members. Great opportunity to gain experience and practice your speaking and listening skills – while getting paid! $$ Click here to read more and to apply.

That’s it for this week, folks! Don’t forget that we have our Jobs Workshop in Room 3 after Option Class today at 2pm. Head on over to get help with all things job related! We can even help you proof-read and print your resumes!🙂

Good luck with the job hunt! See you next Tuesday for more listings!

Welcome to our new students! 22/08/16

This morning we welcomed 6 new students to Lexis Brisbane, from all around the world!🙂 Please be sure to say hello to our friendly new faces if you see them around the school.

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Franziska from Switzerland, Yunjeong from South Korea, Neus from Spain, Przemyslaw from Poland, Sylvia from Brazil, and Iori from Japan.

We hope you have a fantastic first week here at Lexis, and make plenty of great memories during your stay in Australia! If you have any questions, please ask one of our staff!🙂