Muncaster Castle and Pennington Hotels & Inns are family run businesses offering a range of paid and volunteer openings. Career or volunteer, customer facing or behind the scenes, working for us offers days which are rarely dull alongside committed and friendly team members. If you have the enthusiasm and commitment to work in an award winning attraction or a top hotel or inn in the Western Lake District, we’d like to hear from you.

Current Vacancies

Sous-Chef, Pennington Hotels & Inns – paid opportunity

Sous-chef required to work in our award-winning kitchens within the Pennington Leisure Group’s hotels, inns and attractions. A minimum three years in an equivalent role is required. Daytime, evening and weekend working are involved and the successful applicant may work at one or more of our West Cumbrian outlets.  

Applications with CV and covering letter with reference ‘PLG Sous-chef’ to the General Manager at the Pennington Hotel, Ravenglass CA18 1SQ or by email to gm@penningtonhotels.com.

Vacancy posted 21st July 2016.

Part-time bar staff, Inn At Ravenglass – paid opportunities

The Inn requires bar staff for part-time hours. Experience desirable but not essential. Applicants must be 18+ years old. Daytime, evening and weekend working will be required. 

Applications with CV and covering letter with reference ‘Inn bar staff’ to the General Manager at the Pennington Hotel, Ravenglass CA18 1SQ or by email to gm@penningtonhotels.com.

Vacancy posted 21st July 2016.

Seasonal catering assistants, Muncaster Castle – paid opportunity

We are looking for catering assistants to work sociable hours for the 2016 season. Experience of the catering trade is desirable but not essential.

Applications to info@muncaster.co.uk or in writing to Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass CA18 1RD quoting ‘Muncaster catering assistant vacancy’.

Vacancy posted 17th May 2016.

Seasonal chef/cook, Muncaster Castle – paid opportunity

We are looking for a chef or cook to work sociable hours for the 2016 season.

Applications to info@muncaster.co.uk or in writing to Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass CA18 1RD quoting ‘Muncaster chef/cook vacancy’.

Vacancy posted 30th March 2016.

Muncaster Castle Hawk & Owl Centre and Gardens – volunteering opportunities

We have openings for volunteers in the Hawk and Owl Centre and the Castle Gardens. If you are interested in working in either of these areas please e-mail: sandra@muncaster.co.uk with a brief paragraph about yourself, the days/hours you would be available to work and a CV if possible.

Alternatively apply in writing to Sandra Segalini at Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1RQ.
Vacancy posted 09-02-2016

Muncaster Castle Guides and Curators Team – volunteering opportunities

Various volunteering opportunities are available offering a ‘behind the scenes’ experience within this historic castle. Ranging from conservation, research and interaction with our daily visitors, as a Castle volunteer you can indulge your passion for heritage, art and culture while meeting interesting visitors from around the world.

For further details of our volunteering opportunities, please contact us for an application pack.
Email : bronwyn@muncaster.co.uk or peter@muncaster.co.uk or telephone: 01229 717614
Vacancy posted 08-02-2016

Agencies Please Note!

We will not accept any applications from agencies, nor do we want/require any agencies to fill our vacancies. Thank you.
Muncaster are positive about employing people with disabilities.