We are currently recruiting for the following positions: 



A hardworking and dependable individual to carry out a rolling maintenance programme to include maintaining Health and Safety standards; oversee the heating, plumbing and electrical systems, fire alarms and associated checks/procedures; basic gardening and decorating tasks. Relevant experience is essential; knowledge within the above areas is advantageous.

Hours of work:

Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm with a 45 minute unpaid break. Additional hours around the times of events and busy periods may be required. 

We offer a good rate of pay and the option of a Stakeholder pension scheme. 



A reliable and hardworking individual to carry out kitchen duties in our Food for Thought bistro. Main tasks include supporting the lunch service by directing visitors into the dining room; serving food and drink; ensuring the dining room is always clean and welcoming, and operating the till system. 

Relevant experience is essential. Flexibility to work additional hours when necessary would be advantageous. 

Core working hours:

Saturday and Sunday 11.15am - 2.45pm

Sunday, Monday and Saturday 6.15pm – 8.30pm

Additional hours will be required from time to time for holiday cover and events. 

We offer a good rate of pay. 



A reliable and conscientious person to carry out housekeeping duties. Main tasks include cleaning bedrooms, bathrooms, conference rooms and all public areas of the building. The successful candidate will be required to work independently and to a high standard. 

Relevant experience is essential and flexibility to cover when necessary would be advantageous. 

Hours of work:

Saturday and Sunday 10am - 1pm 

We offer a good rate of pay. 


The closing date for all applications is 5pm on Friday, 11th September. Interviews will commence the following week. 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter along with the contact details of two referees to:

Jane Jones, Gladstone’s Library, Church Lane, Hawarden, Flintshire, CH5 3DF | Tel: 01244 532350 | Email: