Recruitment


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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.

catering OPPORTUNITIES

retail 

gardening

golf club

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

Conference and Banqueting Manager

We are looking for a talented and experienced Conference and Banqueting Manager to manage a highly trained team. You will deliver a profitable and effective Conference & Events Department including the Bed and Breakfast and the newly proposed evening restaurant operation. As the head of events you will deliver a great service in line with all company policies, procedures and guidelines and manage a commercial business proposition that exceeds client and customer objectives in order to drive net growth and improve customer retention.

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Chef de partie

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Chef De Partie to join us here at Hever Castle. As Chef De Partie, you will work in close collaboration with the Sous Chef sharing responsibility for leading junior chefs.

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RETAIL ASSISTANT

We are now recruiting for a Retail Assistant to work in the Courtyard Shop. This is an exciting opportunity to work at this historic and famous visitor attraction, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.  

The Courtyard shop sells a carefully selected range of gift ware and stocks a wide selection of plants. An interest in plants is desirable along with great customer service. This role includes lifting and movement of stock on a daily basis.

The position will operate on a seasonal basis, commencing now and running through to the end of the year. The working pattern is 7 days a fortnight on a rolling rota and will include alternative weekends and regular Bank Holidays.

Hourly pay rate, age 23 and over is £8.91 increasing to £9.16 on completion of successful 3 months’ probation period.

Under 22’s start at £8.32 increasing to £8.63 on completion of successful 3 months’ probation period.

All salaries are reviewed each April.

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

Closing date for applications is 6pm on Friday 21 May 2021.

 

junior gardener

We are now recruiting for a full time junior gardener to work here in the gardens at Hever Castle. You will be joining a wonderful and skilled team managed by Head Gardener Neil Miller who has worked at Hever Castle for almost 20 years.

Horticultural experience is desired, but not essential as RHS training will be given. This active role includes lifting and movement of gardening equipment. 

The working pattern is Monday to Friday. Salary will be announced on application. 

Please email your CV to Neil Miller – NGMiller@hevercastle.co.uk.

Closing date for applications is 6pm on Monday 24 May 2021.

 

greenkeeper (temporary position)

An opportunity has opened to join the Greenkeeping Team at Hever Castle Golf Club, this is an outside job role in all weathers, and is currently a temporary appointment.
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, which includes working weekend mornings on a rota basis. Accommodation is not offered with this position.
Previous experience would be an advantage, but not essential as onsite training will be given.

The following skills/attributes are essential:

  • The ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  • A flexible approach to work as early starts and weekend work is required.
  • Reliable and hardworking 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, 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.

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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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