Front of House Bank Staff

We are recruiting Bank Staff to offer great service to all of our guests outside normal office working
hours and to ensure that they are kept happy and safe. This involves checking guests in, assisting
them with any issues that may arise during their stay, helping the kitchen staff as necessary as well
as sleeping on site in order to be the first point of call in an emergency.
Hours – Weekday and weekend overnight shifts (4.45pm – 8.45am) and daytime shifts on
Saturdays and Sundays (8.30am – up to 5.00pm.) Overnight shifts include a single,
ensuite bedroom and evening meal. Daytime shifts include lunch

Pay – Hours between 7am and 9pm – £9.74 per hour

Single payment for the ‘sleeping’ element of overnight shift (9pm to 7am): £36.11
(A typical overnight duty would involve arriving at St Columba’s House for a
handover with day staff at 4.45pm and leaving at 8.45am after a short handover the
following morning. Payment for those day hours and the overnight payment would
be £94.55 in total)

This is a zero hours contact with the flexibility of selecting your hours from a range of available
overnight and weekend shifts. All training will be provided. This post will involve lone working at
St Columba’s House is a Retreat and Conference Centre in Woking. We welcome guests both
nationally and internationally to experience our Christian hospitality. The House has 9 meeting
rooms and two chapels together with 26 bedrooms.

Person Specification:
– Should be a friendly team player with a welcoming, helpful demeanour and a caring manner.
– Proactive and able to work on own initiative
– Comfortable to be the only member of staff on site at any given time
– A good communicator – both verbal and written
– An ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
– A good level of physical fitness is necessary due to the need to move furniture and assist in
evacuation processes.
– Should be available for a minimum period of 2 years

Apply by CV and covering letter to

For a full job description click: Front of House Bank Staff


Volunteering Opportunities

We have a variety of volunteers who help us out in many ways; from painting and decorating, providing music for events, leading quiet days and getting press coverage. If you think you may like to help us, send a copy of your CV via the enquiry form and let us know your skills, interests and what you might bring to the St Columba’s House team.



St Columba’s House is owned by the charity St Peter’s Home and Sisterhood. The Charity has a board of Trustees and occasionally has vacancies.
If you think you may be interested in becoming a Trustee, contact the Chief Executive via our enquiry form