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.

Hever Castle

Visitor Experience Assistant
Weekend House Porter – summer season
Part Time Housekeeping Assistants

Hever Castle Golf Club

Full or Part Time Bar & Hospitality Supervisor
Full & Part Time Bar & Waiting Staff
Kitchen Porter


Current Vacancies


visitor experience assistant

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

Roles will operate on a seasonal basis and will run through to the end of 2018. The working pattern is a minimum of three days a week, on a rolling two week rota. This will include, as a minimum, working alternate weekends and regular Bank Holidays.

Positions available are for Visitor Experience Assistants, working as part of the Operations Team in the grounds, 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 £7.50 increasing to £7.75 on completion of successful probation. (Under 25’s start at £7.05 increasing to £7.30). All salaries are reviewed each April.

Read more details about the role. For further details or to apply, please send your CV to VSManager@hevercastle.co.uk.


Weekend house porter to cover the summer season

Hever Castle & Gardens are now recruiting for a weekend house porter to cover the summer season 2018.

You will be taking responsibility for the setting up of function rooms in accordance with customer requirements and undertaking any last minute changes that may be necessary.

You will take responsibility for the day to day cleanliness of the function rooms and associated facilities and take a pride in what you do within this Historic Venue.

You need to be flexible and help in other departments as directed by the Manager on duty. Shift times will be variable dependent on the business requirements.

You’ll be working closely alongside a small team of dedicated professionals who strive to exceed customer’s expectations.

You will need a hand’s on approach and ability to work as part of a team or individually. Candidates must be enthusiastic and motivated!

If you are looking for a wide and varied role and think you can contribute to the success of a privately owned, historical venue, this is the job for you!

For further details please send your CV to nferguson@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


Full or Part Time Bar & Hospitality Supervisor

Hever Castle Golf Club is looking for a full or part 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.

If you are interested in finding out more please contact Kate Wittenberg on 01732 701017 or email functions@hever.co.uk.


FULL & PART TIME BAR & WAITING STAFF

Hever Castle Golf Club is looking to recruit friendly and professional staff to work within the bar and restaurant team. Hours to include weekdays, evenings and weekends.

Experience is preferable, however training will be given.

Please send your CV to Kate Wittenberg – functions@hever.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@hever.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 or to apply, please send your CV to emma.hall@compass-group.co.uk.


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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