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Careers at Lumley Castle

 ‘No Ordinary People’.

At No Ordinary Hotels we pride ourselves on exceeding the expectations of our guests. Our hotel is 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


Current Job Opportunities


We are holding a recruitment evening, Thursday 19th April 5pm until 7pm, where we will advertise various casual and permanent positions available in the following departments;


  • Restaurant
  • Housekeeping
  • Bar
  • Events


Our staff play a vital role in delivering a great experience to all our guests. They have a keen eye for detail, an organised approach and a willingness to exceed our guest expectation. Our staff are hardworking individuals who can work on their own initiative and are key players in the hotel’s wider team.


You will play a vital role in helping to deliver our core standards and provide our guests with a great service every time.


Key benefits will include enhanced annual leave with Christmas Day and Boxing Day off. Full uniform and ongoing development. Positions will include shift work, to include Saturday and/ or Sunday, and additional hours may be required to support the hotel during our busier periods including bank holidays.


If you would like to join our team, please come along on the evening or if you cannot make it then you can email your CV and cover letter to [email protected]