Recruitment


Come and work in the beautiful surroundings of Hever Castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.

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.

Deputy Head Gardener – Full Time
Gardener – Full Time
Events & Sales Coordinator – Maternity Cover

Kitchen Assistant – Hever Castle Golf Club

Sous Chef – Hever Castle Golf Club
Part Time Housekeeping Assistants


Current Vacancies


Deputy Head Gardener – Full Time

Hever Castle is recruiting a Deputy Head Gardener to assist in the managing of the award winning gardens.

You should have a passion for gardening with an interest in / exposure to garden design. Previous experience of managing a team of people is required. NPTC PA1/PA6A qualification desirable.

This is a full time role, Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm. To apply please send your CV for the attention of the Head Gardener to: ngmiller@hevercastle.co.uk


Gardener – Full Time

Hever Castle is recruiting a Gardener to join their experienced and passionate team.

You will be expected to have a keen interest in garden maintenance and suitable qualifications or experience, though training can be provided to the right applicant.

This is a full time role, Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm. To apply please send your CV for the attention of the Head Gardener to: ngmiller@hevercastle.co.uk


Events & Sales Coordinator – Maternity Cover

Hever Castle is looking to recruit maternity cover for an Events and Sales Coordinator. Working in a team of three coordinators within the Astor Wing of Hever Castle, this role is primarily involved with processing enquiries and managing clients’ pre-event requirements pertaining to weddings, corporate hospitality and private dining events.

Previous experience in a similar role is essential. This is a temporary contract for a period of nine months.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm, with a view to starting mid-August.

See the full job description; to apply please send your CV to events@hevercastle.co.uk.


Kitchen Assistant required

Hever Castle Golf Club is looking to recruit a Kitchen Assistant to work within our busy team. 

You will be expected to ensure that the cleanliness of the Kitchen is maintained to a high level and will also be required to assist the chefs with food preparation.

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

Please send your CV to Kate Wittenberg – functions@hever.co.uk or call: 01732 701017 for further information.


Sous Chef required

Hever Castle Golf Club is looking to recruit a Sous Chef to assist the Head Chef, providing a quality food service to our golf visitors, members and function guests.

You will have excellent food preparation and communication skills, be able to work well within a team and deputise for the Head Chef in his absence.

A competitive salary is offered for this position, based on an average of 45 hours per week.  Other benefits include straight shifts, uniform, golf and passes to Hever Castle for family and friends.

Experience required:

  • Kitchen experience of 2-3 years
  • NVQ Level 1 and 2
  • Experience of supervising staff

Please send your CV to Kate Wittenberg – functions@hever.co.uk or call: 01732 701017 for further information.


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


Leith’s at hever castle 

There are currently a number of year-round roles available with the Leith’s catering team, follow the links provided to apply:

Please note: Leith’s are currently only looking to recruit year-round staff.


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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