Careers at Lumley Castle Hotel

‘No Ordinary People’

At No Ordinary Hotels we pride ourselves on exceeding the expectations of our guests. Our hotels are privately owned giving us the opportunity to provide a unique, magical and almost certainly a memorable experience time and time again.

To do this requires ‘No Ordinary People’.

Together our team strive in continuing to be one of the finest luxury hotels. If you are passionate about providing a customer experience that is second to none and add value to our No Ordinary Hotel then we want to hear from you.

If this sounds like you and our current vacancies match your skills and experience, please download and complete our Employment Application Form and tell us how you can be a No Ordinary Addition to our team.

Please return your application form with a cover letter and your current CV to:
Human Resources
Lumley Castle Hotel
Chester le Street
County Durham

or alternatively email [email protected]

Current Opportunities


Breakfast Waiting Staff  - Casual  (posted 27th September 2017)

We are looking for breakfast waiting staff  to join our team on a casual basis. Working in a busy restaurant you will be responsible for providing our guests with great breakfast service following our company standards and doing so in an efficient and friendly manner.

If you feel you have the stamina for this role and an amiable personality together with the ability to work on a flexible basis, please apply providing full details in the form of a CV or complete our on-line application form and forward to [email protected]


Conference & Events Sales Coordinators (posted 5th September 2017)

Our Conference & Events Sales Coordinators play a vital role in delivering a great guest experience to all our guests.  They have a keen eye for detail, an organised approach and a willingness to exceed our guest expectation.  Often operating on the front line, they are the real ambassadors of our company, and are committed to consistently delivering high standards.

As a key member of our Sales Team you are a hardworking, forward-thinking individual with excellent business acumen and an impressive and proven track record of meeting sales targets. With strong organisational and computer skills, you can work on your own initiative and are comfortable and proactive in communicating with potential new clients.

You must possess previous sales experience, preferably in a hospitality environment although further training will be provided to successful applicants from other industries.

This is a full-time position working on a rota basis including Saturday and/ or Sunday. Additional hours may be required to support the hotel during our busier periods including bank holidays.

To apply please complete our on-line application form and forward with a covering letter to [email protected]


Chef De Partie

Ready to oversee a section of our kitchen and looking to take your career to the next level then Lumley Castle is looking for an ambitious Chef de Partie to join our impressive team.

As Chef de Partie you must be;

  • Have great kitchen skills with a passion for your work and proven experience of coping in an organised fashion whilst working under pressure
  • Be capable of running your own section and willing to learn under the direction of the Head and Sous Chefs

If you feel you have what it takes to join our kitchen please fill in our on line application form and forward to [email protected]


 Casual Vacancies (posted 18th August 2017)

We have casual vacancies in the following areas;

  •        Portering
  •        Housekeeping
  •        Waiting staff in breakfast and restaurant
  •        Bar staff both on events and Library Bar

To apply please send a covering letter and a completed application form or CV to [email protected]