Hostel Assistant, Edinburgh Ventral Youth Hostel

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Job Reference: EDINHA15822

 Hostel Assistant

Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel


Fixed Term Contract, Immediate start until 30/Nov/22

Up to 40 hours (to be discussed at interview)

£9.75 per hour


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, 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.


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


If this sounds like you then please head over to our website for the full job description and either complete the application form or submit your CV.


Please note, that we do require the successful candidate to be able to complete and provide evidence of basic Disclosure Scotland clearance as well as evidence of right to work in the UK.