Relief Hostel Worker

Posted on 31 May 2022
  • Directorate BHCC: Health & Adult Social Care
  • Salary £10.19 per hour, (night £13.58 per hour) plus enhancements for weekend, night and bank holidays.
  • Contract Casual
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


New Steine Mews Hostel and Glen Wood Hostel, Brighton

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
  • Closing date
    This vacancy has closed
  • Job category
    Care - Adults
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council

Job introduction

Brighton and Hove Council is recruiting for:

Casual Hostel Workers to work at New Steine Mews Hostel and Glen Wood Hostel

The basic hourly rate is £10.19, hours worked between midnight Friday and midnight Sunday are paid at £15.28 per hours (weekend working) and hours worked between 8pm and 6am (other than at the weekend) will be paid at £13.58 per hour.

For an informal discussion, please contact Lisa Ellery - Hostel Manager, Glenwood Lodge, 01273 294027.

About the role

Casual hostel workers are required to assist in the day to day running of the hostel, as non-institutionally as possible. 

You will be involved in supporting single homeless people and liaising with keyworkers. An awareness of the issues surrounding single homelessness would be an advantage.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.


Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (


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