Recruitment


Here you can view the available jobs at Hever Castle & Gardens.

It takes a great team with wide-ranging skills to look after and manage the Hever Castle Estate. From visitor experience executive to events coordinator, we’ve got something for everyone. Are you passionate, hardworking and social? If so, take a look at our vacancies.

Employment Benefits

  • Pension scheme
  • Complimentary tickets for family and friends
  • Subsidised catering
  • Discount from our retail outlets
  • Uniform (where applicable)
  • Complimentary golf on the 9 hole course

On this page, you will also find opportunities to apply for trade space at some of our forthcoming events.

Hever Castle

Bed and Breakfast Receptionist (part time)
Front of House Weekend Events Assistants (April – October)
Part Time Weekend Porter (April – October)
Part Time Housekeeping Assistants

Hever Castle Golf Club

Full Time Bar & Hospitality Supervisor
PGA Trainee
Full & Part Time Bar & Kitchen Staff
Kitchen Porter

Leith’s Catering

The catering and hospitality at Hever Castle are provided by Leith’s Catering. For further details on what vacancies are available, please contact Emma Hall.

Current Vacancies

Bed & Breakfast Receptionist (part time)

Hever Castle Bed & Breakfast are looking for a part time receptionist. The main purpose of the role is to welcome and be responsible for creating an environment that makes our guests feel welcome, at home and keen to return, whilst also supporting the reservations team in dealing with bookings and requests for information. This role is a temporary position from May – September 2019. The ideal candidate will be required to work Friday – Monday inclusive and cover any holiday time that may occur.

Read more about the role here. To apply for this role, please send a covering letter and your CV to nferguson@hevercastle.co.uk.


Front of House Weekend Events Assistants (April – October)

Hever Castle is currently seeking a number of candidates on a temporary basis to assist with the weekend weddings and events across the Estate. Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours in a fast paced, high volume demanding hospitality environment. Own transportation is essential due to the late finishes than can occur.

Read more about the role here. To apply for this role, please send over a covering letter and your CV to nferguson@hevercastle.co.uk.


part Time weekend Porter (april – october)

Hever Castle is looking for a Conference and Events Porter to assist with the day to day set up and running of the events and operation of Hever Castle’s Luxury Bed & Breakfast. You will need to be highly motivated and confident enough in your own abilities to work in an environment where exceeding the expectations of our guests is the minimum requirement. For further details see the full job description

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to Nicola Ferguson AManagers@hevercastle.co.uk.


part time housekeeping assistants – ASTOR WING 

The Astor Wing at Hever Castle is recruiting for part-time housekeeping assistants, required for immediate start to cover the increasing business across the Estate.

You are responsible within a small team for the day to day cleanliness of the Castle, Astor Wing and all areas associated with it. You will need a hands-on approach and ability to work as part of a team or individually. You will also undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head Housekeeper/Deputy Head Housekeeper/Manager on duty.

Weekend and Bank Holidays will be part of your normal working routine and will be incorporated into your rota. Candidates must be enthusiastic and motivated!

For further details please send your CV to nferguson@hevercastle.co.uk


Bar & Hospitality Supervisor

Hever Castle Golf Club is looking for a full time bar and hospitality supervisor. Must have good experience in hospitality and customer service. Your aim will be to aid the Bar and Hospitality Manager to maintain quality standards within the club bar, terrace, restaurant and on course refreshments. Flexible working pattern, rota planned at least 2 weeks in advance with straight shifts.

Please send your CV to Ricky Ellson – rellson@hever.co.uk or call 01732 701010 for further information.


PGA Trainee

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the retail/professional team at Hever Castle Golf Club. This is a full time 30hrs per week position. Knowledge of golf is essential and additional training will also be provided. Aspiring PGA Trainees or those currently in training are extremely welcome. 30 hours will be spread over 5 days and include weekends on many occasions.

For further details or to apply for this position, please send your CV along with a covering letter to Peter Parks at pjparks@hevercastle.co.uk.


FULL & PART TIME BAR & Kitchen STAFF

Hever Castle Golf Club is looking to recruit friendly, enthusiastic and professional staff to work within the bar and restaurant team. Hours to include weekdays, evenings and weekends, we plan ahead and aim to provide a fair rota.

Experience is preferable, however, training will be given.

Hourly rates of pay ~ tips ~ benefits.

Please send your CV to Kate Wittenberg – golfclubfunctions@hevercastle.co.uk or call 01732 701017 for further information.


Kitchen porter required

Hever Castle Golf Club is looking to recruit a Kitchen Porter to work within our busy team. Full or part-time positions available.

You will be expected to ensure that the cleanliness of the kitchen is maintained to a high level and will also be required to be a good team player. No experience needed.

Flexible with working hours with the ability to work weekends and evenings is essential.

For more information, please contact Matthew McLoughlin, Head Chef on 01732 701009 or send your CV to kitchen@hevercastle.co.uk.


Leith’s at hever castle 

There are currently a number of year-round roles available with the Leith’s catering team to join our café and restaurant staff.

Applicants must be available to work weekends.  

For further details on what vacancies are available, please contact Emma Hall.


Volunteers Needed – Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry Museum 

Located in the grounds of Hever Castle and Heritage Lottery Funded, the Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry Museum is looking for volunteers to help run the museum and community outreach activities. Please read more and note that whilst the museum is located in the grounds of Hever Castle, these roles are not for employment (paid or voluntary) with Hever Castle Ltd.

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Awards

Hever Castle has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award as both a Visitor Attraction and for its Luxury Bed & Breakfast accommodation. Find out more about other awards and accolades.

Green

Broadland Properties, who purchased Hever Castle and its collection from the Astor family in 1983, are helping to make the Hever Castle Estate more environmentally friendly. Find out more about the biomass woodchip boiler and ecologically sound sewage systems that are in place.

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