A career in hospitality is hard work but it is also one of the most rewarding – a vibrant, fast-paced environment where every day is different and brings its own challenges and rewards.

Peckforton Castle truly is an enchanting place to work, an award winning and breathtaking and very unique venue. Our service philosophy is paramount in all that we do and subsequently in all the roles within the Castle. As a result we look to employ exceptional individuals who share the same passion for customer service as we do.

Please find our current vacancies listed below:

Now Recruiting:

Porter - £15,500 PA

Serving guests in a hospitable manner to ensure a positive guest experience during arrival and departure and to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Hotel and Conference operation.


  • Pro-active and reliable.
  • Maintaining good personal standards of grooming, hygiene and presentation.
  • Have working knowledge of health and safety procedures.
  • Have working knowledge of COSSH.
  • Able to work alone and within a team.
  • Computer skills.
  • AV equipment skills.
  • Good level of English essential.
  • Strong Communication skills (verbal, listening, writing).
  • Self-starting personality with an even disposition.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.
  • Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co-workers with their job duties and be a team player.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.
  • Knowledge of hotel operations, including security and safety programs, repairs, maintenance.
  • Knowledge of hotel layout.
  • Knowledge of hotel facilities.
  • Superior communication skills to provide information and associated services to hotel management and guests.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and pleasant working relationships with associates, customers and patrons.


  • To ensure all function areas are clean and tidy
  • To handle customer requests and complaints.
  • To handle the switchboard, answering telephone promptly, using correct greeting and telephone etiquette.
  • To set up conference rooms as per function sheet and company standards.
  • To ensure refreshments are served at times requested.
  • To ensure conference equipment is kept in good working order.
  • To ensure the cleanliness of conference areas, kitchen and store rooms.
  • Checking guests in and out.
  • To be in constant communication with reception via telephone or radio.
  • Assist in valet parking and ensure customer satisfaction at all times.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £15,500.00 /year

Required licence or certification:

  • Driving licence required due to location of business

Night Porter

The role of the Night Porter is extremely varied and covers reception, customer service/guest relations, security and general cleaning. The night porter must hold a valid driving licence as we offer a valet parking service for guests. The night porter is also required to assist guests when required with their luggage to and from rooms. The hours of work are 10.30pm to 7am, 40 hours per week, working 5 days out of 7.

To apply for this vacancy please email your cv to Antonio Delfino, Reception Manager:

Banqueting and Bar Staff - £6.70 per hour

Duties will include:

  • Serving food and drink.
  • Clearing and resetting tables.
  • Keeping the work area clean and tidy.
  • Other associated tasks as required.

Please send your CV to John Churchwood via email

To enquire further please contact:

Emmeline Coppock: HR Manager
Tel: 01829 260 930