Hostel Manager

Employer: YHA England & Wales

Area: Leominster

Salary: £18,798.00 – £22,606.00

Employment Type: Full Time

Reference Number: YHA -121

Position Description

A vacancy for a Hostel Manager on a secondment (Feb 2012 – Nov 2012) to cover maternity has arisen at YHA Leominster to effectively manage all aspects of the Hostel.  The new manager will be expected to maintain high standards at the hostel, ensure that the site is compliant with all current YHA policies and procedures and develop local relationships and business to maximise profits and control expenditure. You will ensure the continued development of all employees and volunteers and foster positive working relationships at the hostel.

Required Experience

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

Salary and Benefits

Live in – 1 bedroom flat in hostel 38 Days Holiday, Free 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 Leominster is a 30 bed hostel and occupies part of the old priory monastery dating back to 1123. The hostel is great for families and is also very popular with sole use groups.

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