Scottish Highlands - Boutique Bunkhouse Needing Assistant for the Summer

The Cowshed Boutique Bunkhouse is located on the incredible Isle of Skye, in the highlands of Scotland.
We are currently looking for a full-time hostel assistant to join our friendly, hard-working and dedicated team.

What we are looking for:

-A hard working, capable and responsible individual.
- A team player, who is happy to contribute to the warm and welcoming atmosphere in the hostel.
-An enthusiastic, can-do attitude and an ability to show initiative.
-Someone professional and flexible, who is happy to 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 tasks, cleaning duties and occasional DIY duties are required.
-Between 35 and 39 hours of work per week.
-Live-in is compulsory, as overnight cover is part of general responsibilities (if applicant already has accommodation locally, it may be possible to arrange alternative).
-Answering directly to the hostel manager, and working together to provide cover at all times.

The job will run initially for 6 months from April 2019, with the possibility of year-round employment.


Paid Hostel Staff


Uig, Isle of Skye IV51 9YD, UK
Job first posted: 30 March 2019
Updated: 30 March 2019


Administrative Assistance
Email Communications
Greeting / Helping Travelers (Concierge)
Hostel Cleaning / Housekeeping
Hostel Reception / Front Desk

*This Hostel is willing to provide training