Hostel Assistant

Posted a week ago by Hostelling Scotland Head Office

AB35, Coilacriech, Aberdeenshire

Job Reference: BRAHA08224

Position: Hostel Assistant

Location: Braemar Youth Hostel, (AB35 5YQ)

Contract: Fixed Term Contract, Start date ASAP until 27/Oct/2024

Hours per week:   Casual

Salary: £11.85 per hour

Accommodation: *** This is a live out position ***

Do you enjoy outdoor activities and exploring your surroundings in your spare time?

From cities to islands, beaches to hills or mountains and all points in between, our youth hostels provide the perfect base for field trips, activity breaks or cultural tours.

Hostelling is open to all.  We are a non-profit charity and we take our responsibilities seriously, helping guests of all ages and backgrounds to discover and experience all that is Scotland.

As a Hostel Assistant at our Braemar Youth Hostel, you will have a year round opportunity in the heart of the National Park. You will be undertaking a range of hostel duties including full reception service, check-in/out, handling customer enquiries, cleaning & housekeeping and basic catering duties. You should be adaptable, as workloads & priorities can change during the busy periods.  The hostel has just been newly refurbished for the season with a launch date of 1st July 2024.

Naturally a great communicator who loves to work as part of a team.  Someone who can support and respect their colleagues, as some of the teams live in depending on location. 

In return we offer:

  • Membership of Hostelling Scotland - so you too can enjoy the wonderful locations of our hostels and experience the great service that our guests receive when it is your time away from work.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension and holidays
  • Uniform is provided

Additional Information:

  • A successful candidate is required to provide one satisfactory reference and a recent Basic Disclosure clearance
  • You must be able to provide an evidence of your right to work in the UK before starting with us.

How to apply:

If you would like to join us, please visit our website and apply online and to learn about how we process job applicants’ information.

Closing Date:  12th July 2024

Interview:        TBC

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