Work with us
We’re always on the lookout for bright, talented and enthusiastic individuals to join the Donnington family. A career with us is an opportunity to work at one of the best hotels in Newbury.
As an award winning employer, we believe that investment in each and every one of our staff members is key to the success of our business and happiness of our customers. As an employer, Donnington Valley offers support, training and development opportunities to help your career flourish.
You can apply for any of our current vacancies online. A list of our vacancies can be found on our ‘Current Vacancies’ page.
We have tried to make the application process as simple as possible by firstly providing you with everything you should need to know about each individual role online
If you are interested in submitting an application add your personal details, attach a covering letter and your CV, and let us know where you heard about the vacancy.
We will either contact you by phone or email to arrange a convenient time for you to come in for interview.
We will contact you by email or phone to let you know if you have been unsuccessful.
We know there’s more to life than work - that’s why when you join The Vineyard Group you’ll get your pick of our amazing company perks. That includes phone insurance, tastecards, and great price cinema tickets, plus loads more. Find out more about all our employee rewards here: https://www.perkbox.co.uk/thevineyardgroup
Training and Development
On your first day of employment you will spend a couple of hours on orientation learning about the hotel
Within a month or two of starting, you will be asked to attend a one day induction to learn about the company in more detail
Each head of department runs their own 'on the job' training programme to ensure that their team is able to deliver what is expected of them.
We are now a Centre of Excellence for the BIIAB (British Institute of Innkeepers Awarding Body) it means we can run their qualifications such as the ALPH (Award for Personal License Holders) and ARAR (Award in Responsible Alcohol Retailing).