CAREERS AT DENBIES

WHY WORK FOR DENBIES?


Denbies Wine Estate offer a wide range of careers opportunities

HorticultureConference & BanquetingAgricultureHospitality MarketingSalesRetail

At Denbies we treat people as valuable assets, investing in people so that both you and the company can grow in value. Denbies supports career development including Graduate & NVQ schemes. We offer great benefits including, pension scheme, staff discounts, in some cases both in the restaurants and gift shop and including of course, Denbies range of fine wines. Other benefits include on site leisure facilities consisting of a sauna, swimming pool, gymnasium, tennis, badminton and squash courts.

If you are conscientious, have a ‘can do’ attitude and would like to join our flexible, enthusiastic and friendly team, then please take this opportunity to view the vacancies we have available. To join our team or to apply for any of the listed vacancies – please submit your CV or complete the Application form (below) and return either by email to careers@denbiesvineyard.co.uk or mail for the attention of HR Department with a covering letter to Denbies Wine Estate, London Road, Dorking, Surrey RH5 6AA.

To inquire for current job positions please email careers@denbiesvineyard.co.uk

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We regret that due to current volumes, we are unable to acknowledge every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible. If you are contacted, please note that, as part of the registration process, you will be required to provide us with proof of identity and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Latest Vacancies

Full Time

Servery Restaurant Supervisor

We are recruiting for a Servery Restaurant Supervisor to join our catering team. You need to have experience in a similar high volume, fast paced environment with the ability to think on your feet whilst delivering excellent customer service.

The successful applicant will have the experience of supervising a team of up to 15 members and be able to motivate and lead them on a daily basis.

The successful candidates will have the following attributes and skills:
• A positive can-do attitude towards working within a team with the ability to motivate others
• Previous experience at supervisory level is essential
• High level of attention to detail
• Good customer and communications skills
• Minimum of 4 GCSE’S including Maths and English

We are a 7-day operation where you will be required to work 5 days out of 7 on a rota basis. This will also include weekends and occasional evenings and is based on a contract of 40 hours per week.

Please email careers@denbiesvineyard.co.uk if you would like to apply for the position or require further information. Location: Denbies Wine Estate Ltd, Dorking Surrey. All Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Wine Production Supervisor

We are looking to recruit an experienced Wine Production Supervisor to join our winery team.

The role would focus on the final processes in producing bottles of sparkling and still wine, stock control and supervising the production team.

Working to targets, the role would offer the right candidate an opportunity to advance in a dynamic and relatively new English industry.

Requirements
• A proven track record in goods production
• The ability to supervise a small team
• The capability to manage and control stock
• A keen eye for detail in producing a premium product

Desirables
• An interest in wine production
• A valid forklift truck licence

This is a full time, permanent role working 5 days out of 7, including occasional evenings and weekends as and when required. You will also be required to work longer hours during the Harvest Season which is between September and November.

Location: Denbies Wine Estate Ltd, Dorking Surrey. All Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Part Time

Receptionist

We are looking to recruit an experienced Receptionist, who will be responsible for delivering the highest level of customer service to all visitors.

Key responsibilities:

• To ensure prompt answering of the telephone with a professional and pleasant approach to callers
• To manage the sale of tour tickets and the smooth running of the tours
• Meeting and greeting customers

This is a part time position, and you will be required to work weekends.

Please email careers@denbiesvineyard.co.uk if you would like to apply for the position or require further information. Location: Denbies Wine Estate Ltd, Dorking Surrey. All Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

Seasonal

Wine Tour Guide

We are looking to recruit an experienced Wine Tour Guide, to run our winery and outdoor tour.

This is a customer focussed position, where the tour guide is responsible for making sure that the highest standard of presentation is delivered to the customer an any visitor activity, they are taking part;

Private Wine Tasting,
Vine and Dine Experience
Winery Tour and Tasting

Experience is a similar role and knowledge of wine is essential.
WSET Qualification is essential.

This is a part time seasonal role commencing in June 2019, which will require you working three weekends out of four.

Please email careers@denbiesvineyard.co.uk if you would like to apply for the position or require further information. Location: Denbies Wine Estate Ltd, Dorking Surrey. All Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Chef and Front of House

We are recruiting for Chefs at all levels to work for our Denbies Restaurants, previous experience in banqueting and working in a restaurant is required.

Chefs at all levels

We are recruiting for Chefs at all levels to work for our Denbies Restaurants, previous experience in banqueting and working in a restaurant is required.

Banqueting Staff

You will be requires to support the Front & Back House Team in order to provide high quality of operation and customer service.

You will be working as part of a team on a rota basis, this will include working weekends and evenings.
Full Time and Casual work is available for immediate start.

School Leaver Programme

Whether you have just left school, in a Gap year or just looking for a new challenge. Denbies Wine Estate offer recognised Apprenticeships; this programme will give the successful applicants the opportunity to develop themselves at Denbies. All applicants will be supported by the Denbies to help them achieve their goal and go further up the career ladder.

Denbies Wine Estate offers a great opportunity to school leavers to develop & shape their future. Denbies also gives successful applicants the opportunity to apply for key position within the company once they have completed their apprenticeship and have demonstrated that they are hardworking and willing to progress. Employee Statement: Lee Thomas – (From KP to now Commis Apprentice Chef ) Apprenticeship Jake Bristow – ( From Servery & Function Assistant to Team Leader)

School Leavers Requirement:
Have a GCSE Maths and English at A to C grade.
Passionate about Fresh Food and Retail
Motivated in building a career
Willing to work weekends and evenings
Putting our customer care first priority by welcoming all customers in a friendly manner.
Maintain high standard of service at all times

Graduate Programme

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Denbies Wine Estate offers a Graduate Scheme recruiting throughout the year. Intake for a graduate begins in September with an opportunity to work on the operational side of the hospitality industry. Our 12 month programme offers a way to develop your talents in the Hospitality industry.

Operational:
Hospitality Management:
Front of House
Conference & Events
Chefs
Housekeeping

What will you gain from us?
You will get the support from your Line Manager who will help you in developing your skills. Develop experience in working as part of a team. You will be given the opportunity to work on a project which will then be presented to your Line Manager.

This programme has been put together for you to find your talent within this industry. To find out more about our Graduate Scheme please email the HR Dept at graduatescheme@denbiesvineyard.co.uk

Applications for 2019 are now open

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