Join Our Team


If you are reading this you are either an accomplished professional looking for your next challenge, or you are interested in hospitality but not sure in which direction your career will take. Either way, we want to hear from you.

We believe that people should be judged on their ability and their potential. Our policy is to train and develop our staff and wherever possible to promote from within.

Blackwell Grange Hotel is an independent hotel that is packed with personality, all with the same goal – to make sure our guests have a stay that’s one to remember!  In contrast to other Darlington hotels, Blackwell Grange Hotel enjoys an enviable setting in beautiful County Durham countryside. The Blackwell Grange has 108-bedrooms which cater for up to 200 guests and has extensive banqueting and conference facilities for up to 400 people. Our employees are passionate about their business and enjoy sharing and displaying knowledge with their guests.


Please view our current job vacancies. 



Breakfast Chef 

We are currently recruiting a breakfast chef for our busy operation. With 108 bedrooms and extensive conference and banqueting facilities we are looking to expand our kitchen team. The successful candidate will have experience in a similar role and have a positive attitude and be self-motivated.
Working 5 early shifts and providing guest satisfaction are part of the role.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK with good levels of written and spoken English. Evening and weekend work is required. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


Night Porter 

The Night Porter is instrumental in overseeing the running of the hotel from sundown to sunrise. This is a hands on role managing the guest expectations and ensuring the standards of the brand are maintained.

As guests sleep sound in their beds, the Nights team keep everything running like clockwork. Your role as Night Porter will involve taking responsibility for the Food & Beverage Department of the hotel during the night, you will welcome our guests to the hotel in a friendly and helpful manner, ensuring that the public areas are kept immaculate - you will be cleaning public areas and preparing meeting and event spaces ready for the next day.

You will be assisting guests with their luggage, dealing with any enquires and carrying out nightly Health and Safety audits. You will be organised, an excellent communicator.

Experience of working in a similar role is beneficial and experience of night shift work is essential.

Currently offering Part Time hours with overtime available.