Seasonal Hostel Manager Pitlochry Youth Hostel job in Pitlochry at Scottish Youth Hostels Association

Seasonal Hostel Manager - Pitlochry Youth Hostel

Company: Scottish Youth Hostels Association

Location: Pitlochry UK

Date Posted:May 03, 2018

Job Reference: PITL08318 Position: Seasonal Hostel Manager Location:  Pitlochry Youth Hostel, Knockard Road, Pitlochry, PH16 5HJ Contract: Fixed term, from 21/May/18 until 23/Nov/18 Hours per week: 40 Accommodation: Live in accommodation available ((Please note small weekly charge applies).  We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual who understands our charitable objectives and can commit themselves to place people at the heart of Hostelling Scotland, welcoming all guests through our inclusive and accessible culture, embracing diversity as well as understanding different needs of everyone who has contact with Hostelling Scotland whilst delivering the best possible standards of Customer Service to our guests. You'll lead a motivated, multi-skilled team in being the best they can be. From recruitment to welcoming them on board, supporting their training and encouraging their development, you'll empower your team to build success, share ideas and lead the way in helping our guests feel welcome. Main responsibility of this post:With industry experience, you'll know the marketplace and use this knowledge to guide business development and performance – we're relying on you to have a hands-on approach and be a role model for the Hostelling Scotland brand.  Along with broad industry experience that includes working on reception, in the kitchen and housekeeping, you'll know about financial and revenue management, as well as health and safety compliance. Most importantly, you're an accomplished people manager who champions individuals and teamwork, understands the importance of communications and can motivate all to embrace change. An inspirational team leader, you'll lead by example, not just driving your team but motivating them to achieve more – even when under pressure.  Suitable candidates will:Have prior experience of managing a diverse team to deliver a range of KPI’s within a hospitality environment. Be proactive, also have an eye for detail, and bring fresh insight to developing the team and the business.Be self-motivated and have resilience, strategic thinking, high energy, outstanding guest service skills, and engaging leadership skillsHave good understanding of Health and Safety at work, maintenance, catering experience and IT literacy.   If you believe you are ready to deliver on the above whilst taking your career to the next level and wish to showcase your management skills, please apply as we would love to hear from you!  Additional information:The role involves physical activities such as bed making on upper and lower bunk beds, including stripping and turning beds on a daily basis. The post holder will have flexibility to work in order to support the Youth Hostel including working onweekends, and staying overnight at the hostel as and when required, in addition to covering other hostels within the Cairngorm Group. A successful candidate is required to provide satisfactory reference and to apply for a Basic Disclosure before they can commence their employment.  About Hostelling Scotland:We are a self-funding charity operating a network of over 60 exceptional youth and affiliate hostels for the benefit of all those wishing to learn and experience what Scotland has to offer. Our unique sites provide affordable, comfortable, safe and quality-assured accommodation with a warm friendly welcome, local knowledge, activities and services for customers travelling around Scotland.  As a not-for-profit charitable organisation, we encourage guests to join Hostelling Scotland to support our charitable youth development and volunteering programmes, giving young people, who otherwise wouldn’t have the opportunity, the chance to discover Scotland’s heritage, and enable them to develop their skills for learning, life and work. As an accommodation provider Hostelling Scotland operates in a fast paced, highly competitive and constantly evolving marketplace.Working with Hostelling Scotland is more than just a job. Join us and help us make a difference!  How to apply: Please visit our website to obtain job description and application form to apply for this position.Please forward your application with covering letter to Cairngorm Group Manager, Aviemore YH, Grampian Road, Aviemore, PH22 1PR.   Please note Hostelling Scotland operates a policy where only successful applicants will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of your application you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. Hostelling Scotland has a commitment to Equal Opportunities and Diversity. Scottish Youth Hostels Association (also known as 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. View full job description
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