Full-Time Paid Hostel Assistant Required, ISLE OF SKYE, SCOTLAND

Welcome to our hostel on the Isle of Skye, Scotland!

We are currently looking for a full-time hostel assistant to complete our friendly and dedicated team at The Cowshed Boutique Bunkhouse for Summer 2020.

What we are looking for:
-A responsible and hard-working individual.
-An enthusiastic, can-do attitude and an ability to show initiative.
-Someone professional and flexible, who can cover any mixture of shifts and deliver customer service to a high standard.
-An interest in Skye/Scotland, and in getting to know the local area if not already living here.
-A good knowledge of hostelling (either as a guest, or an employee), and how to exceed guest expectation.
-Attention to detail.
-Ability to work independently as well as in a team, and be able to train and supervise the work of volunteers.
-Fluency in English

The Job:
-The most important aspects of the job are the comfort, safety and enjoyment of all guests staying at the property.
-A mixture of reception, cleaning and basic maintenance duties are required.
-Between 35 and 39 hours of work per week.
-Live-in is compulsory, as overnight cover is part of general responsibilities.
-Answering directly to hostel manager, and working together to provide cover at all times.

The job will run initially from 1st April - late October 2020. Full commitment for this length of stay is necessary and we could not offer a shorter position.

For any other information, or to apply, please contact Jackie Gillies on [email protected] or by telephone - 07917536820.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Paid Hostel Staff


Uig, Isle of Skye IV51 9YD, UK
Job first posted: 28 April 2019
Updated: 28 April 2019