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Accommodation Warden

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An accommodation warden works in centres such as student residences, youth hostels, activity centres, caravan sites and night shelters for homeless people. A hostel warden looks after the wellbeing, safety and discipline of the residents as well as making sure that the building is kept clean and well maintained.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

The starting salary is often based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW).

As of 1 April 2018 the National Minimum Wage is £4.20 an hour for workers aged 16 to 17, £5.90 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20 and £7.38 an hour for workers aged 21 to 24. The National Living Wage is £7.83 for workers aged 25 and over.

With experience this may rise to £11.00 an hour. You can often boost your income through overtime.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
3691
1.8 %
RISE
2023
3759
  United Kingdom
2018
35266
1.5 %
RISE
2023
35802

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What Does it Take?

You need:

You should also have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Institute of Cleaning Science
Tel: 01604 678710
E-mail: info@bics.org.uk
Website: http://www.bics.org.uk
Twitter: @BICSc_UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBICSc/

Scottish Youth Hostels Association (SYHA)
Tel: 01786 891 400
E-mail: info@syha.org.uk
Website: http://www.syha.org.uk
Twitter: @syhahostelling
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/syhahostellingscotland

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