Hostel Manager

Employer: YHA England & Wales

Area: Hawes

Salary: £18,798.00 – £22,606.00

Employment Type: Full Time

Reference Number: YHA -122

Position Description

This is an ideal opportunity for someone to step up to their first role as hostel manager. We would look to appoint an experienced neighbouring manager to support development.
You will be effectively manageing all aspects of the Hostel, which includes customer service, maximisation of profits, control of expenditure, development of all employees and volunteers and fostering positive working relationships at the hostel. Ensureing that all functions are working as efficiently and as effectively as possible and adhering to YHA Policy and Procedure.

This role is being offered on a seasonal 8 month fixed term contract.

Required Experience

What do you need to be a Manager with YHA?
Ideally we are looking for individuals with:
•A proven ability of, or able to demonstrate, management of teams, preferably within a similar environment.
•Previous experience of working within the hospitality industry and able to demonstrate knowledge of current tourist industry standards
•Evidence of food beverage management and operational delivery in food service and menu planning
•Evidence of recruiting, mentoring and developing others
·Infectious enthusiasm, Self-Motivation and a Team Player
·Experience with Sales Budget Financial reporting and forecasting with analysis of Monthly P L’s
·Focused on achieving the highest standards in all areas of the operation

Closing date for all applications Wednesday 25th January 2012.

Salary and Benefits

Live In
38 Days Holiday, Feee Health Cash Plan, Exclusive Retail Discounts, Free YHA Membership and Free Hostel Stays. A deduction of £38.46 per week is applicable for your accomodation.

Employer Description

YHA is a charity with a clear mission: to inspire all, especially young people to broaden their horizons gaining knowledge and independence through new experiences of adventure and discovery.

We have a network of diverse hostels throughout England and Wales – often situated in exceptional locations. These welcoming and sociable spaces are open to everyone.

We have strong beliefs and a passion for what we do. By encouraging a sprit of adventure, we aim to inspire people of all ages to discover the world around us.

Site Description

YHA Hawes is a 52 bed hostel located on the pennine way in the busy market town of Hawes – famous for the cheese.


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