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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 send your CV and cover letter 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:

Ed Stephenson – Director of Operations
Lumley Castle Hotel
Chester le Street
County Durham


Current Job Opportunities

Night Porter (posted 6th August 2018)

Built in 1398, Lumley Castle Hotel is a Grade 1 Medieval masterpiece in the heart of the North East. Our Night Porters 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. Our Night Porters are also hardworking individuals who can work on their own initiative and are key players in our Guest Services team. They will have previous experience in working in a hotel or customer service environment and have a willingness to learn. They will become key in helping to deliver our core standards and provide our guests with a great stay every time. Key benefits include enhanced annual leave, Christmas Day and Boxing Day off, full uniform and on-going development. Contracted 36 hours.This position will include shifts working Saturday and Sunday, additional hours may be required to support the hotel during our busier periods including bank holidays. Lumley Castle hotel is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email your CV and with a covering letter to 


Head Pastry Chef (posted 8th June 2018)
An experienced pastry chef is required with a minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role in a 4* hotel. Hours are very favourable but must be flexible at times of high volumes of business.

Chefs de Partie (posted 8th June 2018)

Skilled & motivated individuals required to produce food of high standards and sometimes high volume.

Demi C.D.P. (posted 8th June 2018)
Skilled, motivated individual, with an eagerness to progress, would suit an experienced commis looking to progress.

Please email your CV and with a covering letter to