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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.

Hever Castle & Gardens

Venue & Accommodation

golf & Wellbeing

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

Retail Assistants

Hever Castle & Gardens are now recruiting for Retail Assistants to work in the Hever Shop. This is an exciting opportunity to work at this historic and famous visitor attraction, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.

The Hever Shop sells a carefully selected range of souvenirs, giftware, and stocks a wide selection of plants. An interest in retail and plants is desirable along with great customer service. This role includes lifting and movement of stock on a daily basis.

The positions will operate on a seasonal basis, from June 2022 and running through to the end of the year. The working pattern is on a rolling two week rota, and will include alternative weekends and regular Bank Holidays.

The following positions are available:

  • Retail Assistant – 6 days a fortnight working Monday, Saturday and Sunday and Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
  • Weekend Retail Assistant – Working every Saturday OR Sunday with additional hours available in school holidays.

Hourly pay rate, age 23 and over is £9.50 increasing to £9.75 on completion of successful 3 months’ probation period.

Under 22’s start at £9.18 increasing to £9.43 on completion of successful 3 months’ probation period.

All salaries are reviewed each April.

If you are interested in the role, please take a look at the full job description and send a completed application form to Laura Daynes, Retail Manager
Closing date for completed application forms is 6pm on Friday 27th May 2022. 



We’re currently recruiting an ambitious Breakfast Chef on a fixed term contract (3-8 months) to help us create exceptional food experiences for our overnight guests at Hever Castle on a fixed term contract during our peak season. As a Breakfast Chef, you will have experience in both A’La Carte and Buffet service.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing, cooking and presenting our hot and cold Breakfast menu in line with the Head Chef Specification
  • Identifying opportunities to improve our food services
  • Listening and acting on customer feedback to consistently improve our food services
  • Monitoring inventories to keep our kitchens well-stocked
  • Kitchen cleaning responsibilities to maintain hygiene standards
  • Complying with Food Handling, Hygiene and Health and Safety regulations

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Chef De Partie

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Chef De Partie to join Hever Castle.

As Chef De Partie, you will work in close collaboration with the Sous Chef sharing responsibility for leading junior chefs.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Worked in a similar environment before including contract catering experience
  • Quality driven
  • Have excellent culinary skills with an attention to detail
  • A creative thinker with sound knowledge of the latest food trends
  • Have sound knowledge of hygiene, health and safety requirements
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a high pressure environment

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supervisor catering & events

We require a Supervisor to work in a busy catering environment at Hever Castle. The duties for this role include working in a team and managing a team of catering assistants and front of house team members, ensuring excellent service is provided to our customers in a polite and friendly manner, order taking, food service, clearing, basic food preparation, ensuring service areas are kept clean, tidy and safe. Other duties will include training, cashiering, stock management and taking an active part in any unit sales, promotions and abiding to strict HSE requirements.

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store persoN / van driver

As a Store Person you are at the heart of our operation and we are looking for individuals who share our energy and passion and will contribute to our ongoing success. 

Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Receipting, organisation and distribution of all deliveries to relevant areas
  • Liaising with suppliers about deliveries and any discrepancies in stock
  • Have an awareness of stock par levels across outlets and be able to complete stock takes as required
  • Ensuring all areas and outlets are fully stocked with correct food, drink and consumable products
  • Comply with all company policies in regard to Health & Safety, Hygiene, Manual Handling and COSHH
  • The ability to prioritise tasks and complete operational issues in a timely manner

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Waiting, Catering Assistants & Concession Staff

Shifts are available immediately. 

As a Catering Assistant, you will undertake a variety of tasks within the catering facility including; serving hot & cold food, hot and cold drinks, clearing tables, refreshment service, operating the till & cash handling.

We are looking for team members who are:

  • Available to work weekdays and weekends
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn
  • Good communicators
  • Efficient multi-taskers
  • Good at taking initiative
  • Reliable and friendly
  • Consistency and flexibility in approach to work.
  • OVER 18

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House Porter

Hever Castle is looking for a full time house porter to work alongside a team of dedicated professionals who strive to exceed customers’ expectations. You will need a hands-on approach, the ability to work under pressure, and the competence to work as part of a team or individually.

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to

Full Job Description


Demi Chef De Partie at The Waterside

Hever Castle Golf & Wellbeing is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Demi Chef de Partie to work within our small but busy team, providing a quality service to our Members, guests and visitors.

You must be flexible with working hours and be able to work weekends and evenings. On-site private accommodation may be available; please enquire for details. A competitive salary is offered for this position, based on an average of 45 hours per week. The position provides the ideal work/life balance, offering straight shifts with rotas provided one month in advance.

Other benefits include:

  • Pension
  • Full uniform
  • Golf & Wellbeing discounts, plus passes to Hever Castle for friends and family


  • At least 1 years’ experience within a professional kitchen
  • Knowledge and experience of working on a pass
  • NVQ in catering hospitality or equivalent preferred but not essential

To apply for this role please send your CV to


Experienced Team Leader at The Waterside

An exciting opportunity has arisen for both a full time and part time Front of House Team Leader to join our small friendly team at Hever Castle Golf & Wellbeing. We are looking for a professional, friendly, experienced, and reliable individual with excellent communication skills.

Previous experience in customer service and supervising a small team, ideally in a Bar and or Restaurant is essential.

If you enjoy looking after people and are flexible to work weekdays, evenings and weekends, we would like to hear from you. You must be over 18 to apply and have your own transport.

The position allows for a healthy work/life balance with straight shifts in a beautiful setting. Competitive rates of pay and benefits are offered. On site, private accommodation may be available; please enquire for details.

To apply for this role please send your CV to


Front of House at The Waterside

An exciting opportunity has arisen for part time Front of House staff to join our team at Hever Castle Golf & Wellbeing. We are looking for outgoing and friendly individuals, with a can do attitude.

Previous experience working Front of House in a bar/restaurant is always helpful, but not essential.

If you enjoy looking after people and are flexible to work weekdays, evenings, and weekends we would like to hear from you.

On site, private accommodation may be available, please enquire for details.

We offer competitive rates of pay, plus benefits.

You must be 18 or over for this role and must be able to work around school hours.

To apply for this role please send your CV to


Kitchen Porter at The Waterside

We are currently looking for a Kitchen Assistant to join our small, friendly team at Hever Castle Golf & Wellbeing to help ensure all areas of the kitchen are kept clean and properly sanitised.

Availability for full or part time hours. Must be available weekdays, weekends, and evenings.

We offer competitive rates of pay, plus benefits.

On site, private accommodation may be available, please enquire for details.

No experience is necessary, training will be given, with an opportunity to progress within the kitchen team.

To apply for this role please send your CV to



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.


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.