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Who is the Baptist Student Hostel?

The Baptist Student Hostel provides a place where students can transition from home into full-time study in a safe and caring environment that has an ethos of Christian values. It offers a fully catered hostel and stand-alone flatting options for up to 46 students.

What are the managers responsibilities?

Pastoral care of students is vital to promoting a positive living environment and fostering a sense of community among residents. The managers are responsible for overseeing daily operations, including selecting students, ensuring residents’ safety and security, coordinating staff, managing financial matters, maintaining accurate records, ensuring compliance with regulations and policies, providing nutritious and varied meals, housekeeping, responding to resident inquiries and managing the upkeep of the facility.

Key Parts of the Job

  • Pastoral care of the students
  • Food catering
  • Staff management
  • Administration/record keeping
  • Cleaning
  • General maintenance
  • Use of Xero accounting system
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Compliance of standards

Position Details

Position: Hostel Managers
Organisation: Baptist Student Hostel
Location: Palmerston North
Reports to: Chairperson of the Board
Housing: Live on site
FT/PT: Full time (2 year contract)
Commencement: available from Dec 2023, commences Jan 2024