Interesting and challenging roles in a unique working environment
9 April 2021. Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page
We offer competitive pay to ensure we can attract and retain great people to work with us at Historic Royal Palaces.
What's more, we have a clear and transparent pay progression policy rewarding good performance through each of our pay ranges.
We offer a Group Personal Pension Plan, where you will be required to pay a minimum of 2% of your pensionable salary and Historic Royal Palaces will contribute between 8% and 11%.
This also includes life assurance and income replacement in the unlikely event this might be necessary.
On joining you will receive 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays. This increases to 28 days after three years, and 29 days after 6 years. This is pro-rata for part time employees, and those working shift patterns.
Holiday entitlement and Public Holidays may differ slightly for Hillsborough Castle Staff.
All established staff automatically become members of Historic Royal Palaces giving you the ability to visit each of our palaces with up to four guests as many times as you would like.
You will also have the ability to request a further 10 tickets for unaccompanied family guests providing free entry to any of the palaces.
We offer generous discounts in our shops and catering outlets, as well as discount arrangements through an online scheme.
We want all our staff to feel valued and rewarded so once you have reached 10 years of service you will receive a financial award and a token to celebrate your milestone. This continues every five years up to 40 years of service.
Historic Royal Palaces takes the health and wellbeing of all its staff seriously.
A healthy workforce is a happy workforce, and a happy work force is a productive one which will deliver what is expected to meet the aims and goals of the organisation.
We aim to develop and promote a working environment that allows our staff to achieve a healthy balance of work and home life.
The benefits and policies have been designed to support and assist staff wellbeing.
Our approach is holistic covering physical, mental, social and financial aspects of our employees' lives: