We are advertising a brilliant opportunity for a Chartered Building Surveyor to join our Property Services department at the Knowsley Estate.

The Knowsley Estate is a diverse and energetic estate with a mixture of properties and land including the iconic Knowsley Safari and Knowsley Hall with surrounding grounds. The Estate also comprises commercial, residential and agricultural properties of a variety of ages and construction within the walls of the park and surrounding areas. This alone creates an abundance of diverse work for the Property Services department, from isolated defect investigation for listed buildings to interesting refurbishment projects and much more. This is an exciting time to join the Property Services department at the forefront of current and future plans to continually improve the Estate with a balanced focus on preservation, sustainability and modernisation.

As a key member of the department you will play an important role in the successful delivering of all property services including assisting the Head of Property Services with unique and exciting major projects.

Click here to view the recruitment pack which outlines further information about this role.

How to Apply:

Download our short application form here.

Optional Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to complete can be downloaded here.


To apply please send your  CV and our short application form in to:

Email address

Postal address  Human Resources, Knowsley Hall, Prescot, Merseyside, L34 4AE


The Earl and Countess of Derby are looking for a self-motivated and detail driven individual to fulfil the role of House Keeper within their large shooting lodge in the Peak District.

The successful applicant will work as part of a small team responsible primarily for the cleaning of the property along with the smooth running, maintenance and general security of the home. When the family are in residence, you will be part of a larger team.

Location:                           Peak District near Macclesfield

Contract Type:                  Permanent, full-time but can be part-time in winter if preferred

Salary:                               Competitive

Accommodation:             Cottage provided

Applicants should have an easy-going yet professional disposition, be conscientious and dedicated to high standards. They must have a positive and courteous attitude, be security minded and complete confidentiality is essential. We expect applicants to have an energetic and efficient approach to work. Training will be given.

The successful candidate will have experience in housekeeping or cleaning as this makes up much of the role. Those without this experience need not apply.

The rural location of the lodge means that it is essential that you have your own transport.

Supporting references are essential, as is a DBS check.

Download the job description here.

Please apply by sending your up to date CV showing current salary to: or alternatively by post to: Human Resources, Estate Office, Knowsley Hall, Prescot, Merseyside, L34 4AG.

We will close this advert when a suitable candidate is found, please do apply at your earliest convenience.

Our Awards

Knowsley Hall are proud to have received several prestigious awards.

  • County Brides Winner 2015
  • Visit England Gold Award
  • Visit England Guest Accommodation Award
  • Visit England Breakfast Award