Experience hostel life in the heart of the Highlands, Inverness, Scotland, UK


United Kingdom

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This listing is a Last minute host. They have let us know that they are looking for help immediately as well as at other times of the year.

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    (Important: you will need to have the right to work in the UK)

    Our cozy and relaxed hostel in a Victorian townhouse is just minutes away walking distance from Inverness city center, Castle and River Ness.
    With 34 beds, the hostel provides dormitories and private rooms.
    We do our best to provide excellent service and keep everything nice and tidy while keeping affordable prices.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    -Experience the hostel life, meeting people from all over the world every single day, and a chance to improve or practicing with other guests a language you're learning!
    -Immerse yourself in the local Scottish Highland culture. Being based on the capital of the Highlands will allow you to visit all of what the region has to offer. But don't be tricked by the title of the city, it remains a walkable village with many local venues and plenty of cultural offer.
    -Great for nature lovers! There's many a walk, hike, and cycling to be done around Inverness
    - Learn and experience the Hostel and hospitality way first hand.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    As a member of our housekeeping team you will ensure a high standard of cleanliness throughout the hostel.
    This is a live-in position (shared accommodation in a staff room is provided), part-time and temporary.
    Starting date: As soon as possible

    You would be guaranteed a minimum of 6hours with the possibility to work up to 10 hours depending on how busy it is.
    You would get 4 days off per week but would need to be flexible in case we need you to cover extra shifts.
    You will get paid £10/hour and your accommodation (£60£ per week) will be deducted from your wage

    Responsibilities and duties (without being limited to):
    • Stripping and making beds
    • Vacuuming, dusting, mopping
    • Cleaning/deep cleaning rooms, bathrooms, kitchens, living room, and hallways
    • Mopping, sorting trash, and recycling
    • Replenishing tea, coffee, sugar, soap, toilet rolls, etc…
    • Reporting any missing or damaged items
    • Ensuring the highest possible standards of cleanliness are met

    • Free unlimited Wi-Fi, use of laundry and tea/coffee
    • Discount on night stay (at Hostel Inverness) for you, your friends and family

    Please note that :
    -You will need to have the right to work in the UK.
    -The role involves physical activities such as bed making on upper and lower bunk beds, including stripping and turning beds on a daily basis as well as lifting laundry baskets and climbing stairs. It also requires some flexibility and you must be willing to work weekends and holidays, as required by schedule.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    4 bedded staff room

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    - Walk through the beautiful Ness Islands, just minutes away from the hostel
    - Check out one of the best spot in the UK to watch dolphins (Chanonry point)
    - Listen some live music (Hootananny) or just try some amazing organic pizzas (Black isle bar)

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    Fast free unlimited wifi

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    10 hours/week

Host ref number: 672661634368