Seasonal Duty Manager - YHA Coverack

YHA Coverack are looking to recruit a Seasonal Duty Manager for 25 to 42.5 hours per week from March to November

YHA Coverack is located on the beautiful Lizard Peninsular in Cornwall.  This traditional Cornish village is a great place for family holidays and ideally located for the South West coastal path..The village has a pub, shop, cafe and windsurfing school which also provides paddle boards and kayaks for hire.  It really is a place to escape from the modern world.  Public transport links are limited so having your own transport would be useful although not essential.

What can YHA offer you?

YHA Coverack is somewhere a little different, certainly not your average office. YHA offers a fantastic benefits package including:

  • We pay £10.65 per hour this role is flexible, 25 to 42.5 hours per week,temporary contract
  • We can offer live in accommodation if required (The current staff accommodation charge is £58.52 per week, however this may increase in line with government guidelines in 2023)
  • You will get access to YHA’s staff discount and cash back portal
  • Free YHA Membership each year
  • 10 nights free hostel stays per year for you and up to 3 friends or family

There’s lots more benefits to working for YHA so please visit our YHA Jobs website to find out more.

Our Seasonal Duty Managers are responsible for supporting the management of an operational budget and delivery of KPI’s, supporting with a wide range of customer facing duties across the hostel, delivering an excellent service to all guests and visitors, giving them a great experience of YHA.

Here are just some of the tasks you may carry out as a Seasonal Duty Manager (you may cover some or all these tasks our roles can vary)!

  • directing and supporting team members working in all areas of the hostel
  • carrying out cleaning and housekeeping duties
  • working in the kitchen and
  • serving food and drinks

Our Seasonal Duty Managers deputise for the Hostel/Deputy Manager, managing the hostel’s daily operation in their absence.

What Skills and Experience do you need to be a Seasonal Duty Manager?

Our Seasonal Duty Manager role requires flexibility to cover different shifts and tasks. It’s an advantage but not essential that our duty managers have worked in a face-to-face role with customers previously. Experience** in hospitality or customer service would be advantageous, including the management and delivery of a quality service.

Food safety level 2 and APLH level 2 qualifications would be desirable but not essential. Experience working knowledge of managing varying pressures, including significant peaks in workload demands and experience of managing a team is essential.

**We value lived experience just as much as previous skills and knowledge. We offer a robust induction, ongoing training, and further development, however, some of our roles will have further skills requirements. It’s an advantage but not essential that our team members have experience volunteering or working with other people.

Duties vary so good communication skills and basic IT skills are advantageous. Excellent time keeping is essential.

How do you apply?

Submit your CV and complete the application form (it’s a short one, we promise!). If you need any assistance, please visit the contact page on the YHA Jobs website and someone from the team will help you.

Who are YHA?

If you would like to find out more about YHA the charity, the culture, the heritage and so much more please visit our jobs website.

YHA’s core strategic priority is access for all. It is a fundamental part of our charitable objects and the foundation upon which our 90-year history is built. We’re actively building diverse teams and we welcome applications from everyone.

You can find out more about us by visiting the ‘Working for YHA’ pages of the YHA Jobs website.

PLEASE NOTE All relevant checks are in place to ensure safeguarding and legal requirements of safer recruitment are adhered to.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

YHA Job Title – Duty Manager

Keywords: Hospitality Manager, Hospitality Supervisor, Hospitality Team Leader


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