Seasonal Team Member - YHA Boswinger

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YHA Boswinger are looking to recruit a Seasonal Team Member on a variable hours contract from March to October 2023.

YHA Boswinger is a small hostel located on the South Coast of Cornwall, just a quarter of a mile from the South West Coast Path. We host group and private hire bookings which keep us particularly busy between April and late July, when school visits are most popular. We are part of a welcoming community with rowing club, kayak hire, post offices and pub, plus an abundance of pretty swimming beaches that attract holiday makers throughout the summer season. Our most well known local attractions are the Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Eden Project. The hostel is a 1.5 mile walk from the bus stop where occasional buses run to the nearby town of St Austell.  You will find it easier to work at YHA Boswinger if you have your own transport, or live in the surrounding villages.

What can YHA offer you?

YHA Boswinger 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. This is a variable hours contract for an initial period of 9 months. Shifts are negotiated to suit your availability and the needs of the business, and may include mornings, evenings, day shifts and occasional weekends. 
  • 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.

What will you be doing as a Seasonal Team Member?

welcoming and communicating with guests, 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. A responsible approach to work is required in order to uphold high standards of health, safety and food hygiene.

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


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