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Live In Hostel Warden

Based in SP4 0EW


We are looking for an energetic, dynamic and experienced live-in Hostel Warden to help to take overall responsibility for the up-keep & general running of a 14 room Hostel

The suitable candidate should have experience of working in and/or travelling in hostels, throughout the world and the UK.

Daily duties will include: cleaning, simple maintenance, checking guests in & out, serving on the bar, light cooking duties (occasionally breakfasts, lunches & evening meals) and utilising and updating various online booking services, checking emails etc.

This position comes with it's own on-site accommodation (rent & bills are automatically deducted from monthly salary at a rate of £35p/w, which is also subject to change). The staff accommodation consists of a double bedroom with it's own bathroom in a top floor two-bedroom staff apartment sharing with one other friendly and clean young gentleman who is our other Hostel Warden.

All applicants must be:

  • Experienced in working within the Hostel industry
  • Well travelled in hostels
  • Experienced with working with customers
  • Have the relevant and appropriate experience of working within the hospitality industry
  • Quick to learn new skills
  • Well organised
  • Good at working with computers and online booking systems (full training will be given)
  • Hard working in all capacities
  • Able to work independently and self motivate, as well as being a supportive member of the team

Duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • To take overall responsibility for the up keep and running of fourteen-room Hostel (70 bunkbeds) which will include, the daily cleaning and simple maintenance
  • The receipt and checking-in of guests
  • To train and support junior members of staff
  • To liaise with the YHA and Eviivo in support of the booking systems and to work in close conjunction with the senior management team to improve standards
  • Take ownership and oversee all bookings, assist with month end accounts
  • Support other staff members and assist with team development & training
  • Drive sales and assist with initiatives to maximise sales opportunities within the team

About us: 

We at Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm have an exciting vision to move and improve our offering! 

The aim is to diversify into providing a quality family, outdoor-based experience, anchored by a commercial vineyard producing premium English sparkling wine at one end and a farm park experience at the other.

The geographical position on the glorious Wiltshire and Hampshire border with fantastic facilities on-site, also enable the farm to offer a unique location for events, such as weddings. The Hostel on-site currently provides overnight accommodation, and this will also be developed over-time, to offer a boutique, farm-stay B&B.

Cholderton Hostel is one of the first enterprise hostels starting as a bunkhouse in 2003 with 22 beds. Now a newly built wing attached to the original farm cottages providing 70 youth hostel beds at a 4* grading. Situated on a farm park where we conserve the rare breed farm animals loved by all, close to Stonehenge and Salisbury, this hostel is loved by families and groups alike.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £6.20 to £8.30 /hour


Between £6.30 and £8.30 Per Hour
Salary dependant on experience and qualifications
Located in:
Closing Date:
26th July 2019
Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm LLP

Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm LLP

Beacon house
Amesbury Road

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