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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

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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

visitor experience assistant

Hever Castle & Gardens are now recruiting for the Visitor Services Operations team. This is an exciting opportunity to work at this historic and famous visitor attraction, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.

The role will operate on a seasonal basis, working during October half term & the Christmas season, this will include working weekends late nights and holidays. The role of the Visitor Experience Assistant involves greeting visitors, selling tickets, assisting with car parking and helping to keep the grounds presentable for our visitors.

Hourly pay rate, age 25 and over is £8.72 increasing to £8.97 on completion of successful probation. (Under 25’s start at £8.20 increasing to £8.45)

Please complete this application form and email it to vsmanager@hevercastle.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 6pm on Friday 8th October 2021.

 

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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Housekeeping Assistant

Hever Castle is looking for both part time and full time housekeeping assistants. You will be required to assist in carrying out all cleaning and housekeeping activities within the Astor Wing, Estate Office, Medley Court, and Castle.

The Housekeeping team plays a critical role in making sure our Bed & Breakfast guests are wowed when they walk into one of our fabulous rooms.

£8.91 per hour with shifts available immediately.

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To apply please send a CV to nferguson@hevercastle.co.uk.

 

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 nferguson@hevercastle.co.uk.

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greenkeeper

An opportunity has opened to join the Greenkeeping Team at Hever Castle Golf Club, this is an outside job role in all weathers.

The job role itself will be to contribute to the day-to-day maintenance and the development of the golf course and the castle estate to a very high standard.

This job is of a physical nature, with a full-time contract on offer and includes working weekend mornings on a rota basis. Accommodation is not offered with this position.

Previous experience to NVQ Level 2 in Amenity Sportsturf or equivalent would be an advantage but not essential as an apprenticeship may be made available to gain this qualification to the right candidate.

However, the following skills would be essential:

  • The ability to work individually or as part of a team
  • A flexible approach to work as early starts and weekend work is required
  • Reliable and hard working with excellent presentation skills and attention to detail
  • A positive attitude with good time management and communication skills
  • A current full Driving Licence

This position would suit someone at the start of their Greenkeeping career or someone wishing to have a career within the sports turf industry.

In line with UK immigration legislation, all applicants must currently be eligible to live and work in the UK Due to the number of responses we receive to our advertisements we are unable to respond individually to each application. If you do not hear from us within 7 days, you may assume you have not been selected this time- but you are welcome to apply for any future vacancy you feel you are suited for.

Send a CV and a letter of application to Rob Peers (Head Greenkeeper) rpeers@hevercastle.co.uk.

 

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.

We offer competitive rates of pay, plus benefits.

Please email your CV to Claire George cgeorge@hevercastle.co.uk by 30th September 2021.

 

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.

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

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

 

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Get paid to scare! Live scareactors are required for Hever Castle’s Halloween Scream event in October 2021.

18+ only, no experience needed.

Please complete an application form along with a recent photograph to visitorevents@hevercastle.co.uk.

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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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