Security / Houseman - Live in

A wonderful opportunity has become available for a candidate to work at Arundel Castle in Sussex.

This is an exciting and varied position, covering duties from handling telephone calls/enquiries, property security, general upkeep of the home and occasionally assisting with private events. The role is to work on a rotational basis with other live in members of staff, to ensure the duties are always covered; therefore a good team player and communicator is essential.

The Castle is open to the public from April to October. From November to March, the Castle is closed for the season and used for private purposes.

You will be required to be the first point of contact at the front desk for permanent and seasonal staff, and for business visitors, and to handle daily telephone calls and enquiries from members of the public.

There is a strong element of security to this role; you will be responsible for the overall checks of the home and taking responsibility for alarms and fire safety checks in and around the home.

Please note, for health and safety/security reasons this role requires a candidate who has a partner/is married.

Ideal skills/Candidate required:

Previous private household experience is desirable

Front of house/concierge experience- being able to manage calls, deal with enquiries

Good communication and organisational skills

Friendly, positive and outgoing

Knowledge of residential security and dealing with alarms

Hospitality skills are an advantage, to assist with occasional events, although not essential as training can be offered


No pets

Salary - Competitive

Accommodation - Self contained spacious two bedroom flat within the  Castle - offering excellent views.

Your expression of interest and CV may be emailed to -

Bryan McDonald

Castle Manager



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