YHA South Downs have a variety of contracts available with various hours to suit throughout March to November.
YHA South Downs is located a few miles outside of the historic town of Lewes and within a short distance of the coastal towns of Seaford and Newhaven. Within easy reach of Brighton and Eastbourne it provides a superb rural retreat for individuals, families and groups. With 68 beds in our accommodation together with glamping pods, bell tents and land pods we are able to offer a wide selection of options for short stay guests. We also have a fully licensed cafe providing fresh barista coffee and a selection meal and snack options for both guests and walk in members of the public. Being situated immediately adjacent to the South Downs Way we welcome many walkers and cyclists taking advantage of the local Sussex countryside.
What can YHA offer you?
YHA South Downs is somewhere a little different, certainly not your average office. YHA offers a fantastic benefits package including:
- We pay £9.50 per hour - rising to £10.42 from 1st March 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.
Here are just some of the tasks you may carry out as a Seasonal Team Member (you may cover some or all of these tasks our roles can vary)!
- working on reception, providing information about the hostel and local area
- carrying out cleaning and housekeeping duties
- preparing food in the kitchen
- serving food and drinks front of house
What Skills and Experience do you need to be a Seasonal Team Member?
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 - Team Member
Keywords: Hospitality Assistant, Team Member, Hospitality Team Member