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:

Commis chef - £14,500 - £15,000

Must hold relevant hygiene certificates. 

Duties include:

  • Planning, preparing and cooking food for the 1851 restaurant and 2010 brasserie. 
  • You will be cooking within a 1851 kitchen.
  • Must be used to working under pressure in a busy and demanding role.

Uniform provided. Own transport required due to location of the Castle. No live in available.

Please send your CV to Emmeline Coppock via email

Porter - £14,000 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: £14,000.00 /year

Required licence or certification:

  • Driving licence required due to location of business

Spa Therapists - £7 per hour


Spa therapists required to work in our Tranquility Spa. Must hold NVQ level 2 and 3 in beauty therapy, experience preferred but not essential. Must be able to carry out all aspects of beauty therapy including facials, massage, manicures, pedicures, waxing and tinting. Hours of work will include weekends.

To apply please forward your CV to Mike Auld,

To enquire further please contact:

Emmeline Coppock: HR Co-ordinator
Tel: 01829 260 930