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Join the Knockderry team


When you work at Knockderry House you are more than just an employee, you are a valued team member and colleague. You can find out about employment opportunities at Knockderry House here. Knockderry House has a small and close-knit team. We are passionate about customer service and are constantly striving to improve what we offer.

Award winning hospitality...

The hotel has received numerous awards for the quality of its food, the restaurant and its customer service. We achieved 2 AA Rosettes in 2016. In addition we were awarded Fine Dining Hotel of the Year in 2017, and Romantic Hotel of the Year 2016 at the Scottish Hotel Awards and in 2018 we won a Grand Award – The Gold Laurel Award for Insight, Innovation and Investment. 

Many of our staff have been with us for years with some returning to work for us. We offer a supportive working environment and attempt to encourage personal growth and development where at all possible. Several young team members have gone on to develop very successful careers in the hospitality industry based on their early experiences here at Knockderry House.

If you are interested in a career in hospitality and would like to discuss joining our team then do contact us directly.



Sous Chef

posted: 28/10/21

We are looking for a Sous Chef to take over the role of second in command of the kitchen in this highly respected small 4-star country house hotel. This role may suit a senior Chef de Partie looking to move up – however, the restaurant currently holds 2 rosettes for the quality of its dining and the successful candidate should be confident working at this level.  In addition, Knockderry House prides itself in offering guests a range of healthy, nutritious menus with particular attention to dietary needs. In summary, we are looking for a chef with a passion for food and delivering first class hospitality to our guests. 

Terms and Conditions

  •  Full time working 5 shifts in 7 days
  •  Up to £28,000 per annum
  •  Gratuities
  •  Free meals whilst on duty
  •  Subsidised Staff Accommodation available if required.

To apply, please send a current CV to the General Manager to arrange an interview. 

Head Chef

posted : 24/12/21

We are looking for an energetic and imaginative Head Chef to join our close knit team and to assist us develop the business.  

We have 2 rosettes for the quality of our dining and have received a number of awards for the quality of not only our food but our customer service. We were awarded Fine Dining Hotel of the Year at the Scottish Hotel Awards in 2018 and were awarded a Thistle Award for Best Dining Experience in 2019.

Salary and Benefits

£38K per annum (dependant upon experience)

An attractive package and benefits are offered, including free meals whilst on duty, discounted vouchers for the purchase of products and services offered by the hotel, and seasonal holidays. A 3 bedroomed staff flat is also available at a discounted rent, if accommodation is required.

To apply either call 07771795684 to discuss your application or forward your cv to the General Manager to arrange an initial interview.