Hostel Assistant / Housekeeping (part-time) - Broadford YH
Broadford, Isle Of Skye

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Reference: BROA16113

Position: Hostel Assistant / Housekeeping (part-time)

Location: Broadford Youth Hostel, Broadford, Isle of Skye, IV49 9AA

Hours per week: approx. 24 hours a week spread over 4 days, mainly between mid morning to mid afternoon (changing rota or fixed days to be agreed). (SYHA reserves the right to ask you to change your normal hours of work, whether temporarily or permanently, according to the needs of the business and it is a condition of your contract of employment that you agree to any such request when reasonably made.)

Salary: £6.31 per hour

Accommodation: no accommodation available with this post

Contract: fixed term, around April until end October 2014

SYHA Hostelling Scotland is the largest network of Youth Hostels in Scotland, with over 65 locations across the country. A self-funding charitable organisation, our purpose is to help all, but especially young people, to experience Scotland’s natural heritage and places of historic and cultural interest. We are currently seeking to appoint a part-time Hostel Assistant/ Housekeeping for the 2014 season to contribute to a warm and welcoming atmosphere at Broadford Youth Hostel on the Isle of Skye, one of the most popular tourist areas in Scotland.

The main responsibilities of this position comprise a daily hostel cleaning routine in public areas, kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms, including surface cleaning, vacuuming and mopping, degreasing and dusting. Washing up duties and laundry are also routine tasks.

The provision of customer service during busy times can be demanding. Flexibility and adaptability as well as a can-do attitude and the ability to work under pressure will be an important attribute of the candidate. The role involves physical activities such as bed making of bunk beds with upper and lower beds on a daily basis.

Further information on SYHA and to obtain an application form and job description, please visit: our website by following the link at the top of this advert.

If you think you have the skills and experience to match our requirements, then please forward your application / CV with covering letter to Frauke Dohrmann, Skye Group Manager, Broadford Youth Hostel, Broadford, Isle of Skye, IV49 9AA or by e-mail by following the link at the top of this advert.

Closing Date: 13/Feb/14

Please note SYHA operates a policy where only successful applicants will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

SYHA has a commitment to Equal Opportunities and Diversity.

Scottish Youth Hostels Association (also known as SYHA Hostelling Scotland) is a registered Scottish charity, No. SC013138 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC310841, Registered Office 7 Glebe Crescent, Stirling FK8 2JA.

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