Night Team Member Sussex

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Night Team Member - Brighton, East Sussex

Hours - 25-42.5 per week

Rate of Pay - £10.70 per hour (£9.50 + £1.20 Living Allowance)

Do you love to be beside the seaside? Are beautifully refurbished historic buildings your thing? And, most importantly, do you want to work in a fun and energetic environment, where you’ll be given ample opportunity to develop your career in hospitality?

Then look no further than our recently re-opened YHA Brighton. This historic Regency-era building now plays host to backpackers, groups and visitors from all over the world.

hton we have a strong focus on development, as a team and as individuals, and we seek to foster a truly inclusive workplace. The chemistry, talent and enthusiasm of our team ensure YHA Brighton is the place to stay this summer and beyond.

But we’re more than a unique building in a stunning location – YHA is also a charity and by working for YHA, you’ll be helping to improve access to life-changing travel and adventure for young... people.

The HEART of YHA Brighton is our team – and we would love for you to join us.

Night Team Member skills and experience:

Our night team member role requires flexibility to cover different shifts and tasks. It’s an advantage but not essential that our night team members have worked in a face-to-face role with customers previously. Experience

  • in hospitality or customer service is desirable.

Duties vary so good communication

  • skills, excellent timekeeping and basic IT skills are advantages. A food safety qualification is desirable but not essential.

Knowledge and understanding of YHA’s core purpose and experience of working in a team are beneficial.

Night Team member role responsibilities:

Our night team members cover a wide range of customer-facing duties throughout the hostel, delivering an excellent service to all guests and visitors so they have a great experience at YHA.

Your day-to-day duties may include:

  • Ensuring the security of the hostel
  • Working on reception
  • Preparing reports
  • Ensuring regular hostel inspections
  • Carrying out cleaning duties
  • Preparing the breakfast service

We are YHA.

A 90-year-old charity and social enterprise dedicated to connecting people with nature, the outdoors, culture and heritage through brilliant hostel stays and experiences. We operate hostels and activity centres throughout England and Wales and welcome all but specialise in creating opportunities for young people. As well as memorable holidays and short breaks, we deliver education residentials, group trips, and a variety of volunteering opportunities.

Our strategic priorities and working culture

Our top priority is ensuring YHA is for everyone. To achieve this, we need a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We support equity, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our work.

Our people share a common purpose: to improve health, wellbeing and life skills. Our culture is collaborative; we work together following core values and behaviours called HEART:
Helpful, Efficient, Authentic, Respectful and Team-spirited.

To ensure we are reaching all, we capture equality information action and onboarding stages of employment.

  • We note that communication can take many forms. This may include sign language; other adaptions for those with hearing impairments; or other speech or language difficulties.

We welcome candidates with lived experiences

  • that are willing to share, that can inform/shape our approach, and help to reach those facing a range of personal or professional challenges.
  • Lived experience can include protected characteristics, class, educational experience, personal experience such as debt, caring responsibilities, illness, hobbies, community work and interests.

Please note in order to apply for a vacancy with YHA we require an up-to-date CV and a completed application form.

Please note:

YHA is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during our safer recruitment process in line with this commitment, this will include the checking of relevant ’s for Right to work and a DBS application.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Keywords: Hospitality Assistant, Team Member, Reception, Nights