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Here at Drayton Manor Hotel we have a wealth of exciting employment opportunities across all areas of our business.  We are looking for team members with a fantastic attitude and sunny outlook… It's our policy to invest in people and as such we are constantly training and developing our staff to help promote within and increase effectiveness.  In addition to this we offer fantastic training, competitive rates of pay, and discounted hotel rooms throughout the UK.


COMMIS CHEF – Hotel & Grill Inn Restaurant

Due to the success of the recent restructure and business growth, Drayton Manor hotel are now recruiting for a Commis Chef to be based in the Grill Inn Restaurant or the Hotel; both located in the grounds of Drayton Manor Theme Park

We are looking for individuals with real flair and passion for cooking. Your career as a chef could begin or be enhanced here with opportunities to work in different Kitchens, training support through NVQ training and all leading to opportunities to progress in the brigade.

The ideal candidate must have commitment and ideally have previous exposure to or be prepared to experience working in a fast paced, high volume restaurant.

Please click here for a full job description and click here to download an application form. 

To apply

Please forward your CV to or by post to

Carl Hickinbottom Executive Chef, Drayton Manor Hotel, Nr Tamworth, Staffs B78 3TW. 

C. £20,000 per annum

Are you creative and dynamic? Really passionate about what you do ? If so, we have the perfect job for you.

Here at Drayton Manor we are looking for a graphic designer to work on projects for the theme park and hotel. This role is paramount to our business as it brings the whole experience to life; a crucial part in the customer journey.
We are looking for an individual with at least two year’s design experience who is dynamic, extremely creative and has experience of working in a very fast paced environment. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a high level of proficiency in design, web and multimedia software and applications, including Adobe Creative Suite and have a good understanding of digital platforms including social media.

You will be joining us at a very exciting time as you will be very much involved in working on the brand across all areas of the business in line with the brand style set by the senior designer.
So, if you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity to really bring to life the Drayton experience please click here to see a full job description and apply now.

Please note: Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit their portfolio and to respond to a brief that will be provided after the closing date for submission by 12th April 2015.
This will form part of the selection process ahead of invitations to interview being sent out.

‚ÄčTo download the job description please click here.
To download an application form please click here.

Closing date for applications Friday 5th April 2015.
Interviews held 17th & 20th April.




A fantastic volunteering opportunity has arisen within the Education Department at Drayton Manor! This year we are launching a new zoo club, which is designed for local children who have a passion for animals.

The club will run for six themed sessions between 9.30am – 12.30pm on several dates across the year (please see below). We will be offering exciting experiences during each of these mornings such as animal encounters, mucking out enclosures, chopping up the zoo diets and creating enrichment for the animals. 

In order to run this club, we need two additional staff members. You will each become a voluntary Club Leader and will assist the Education Officers with delivering each session. Please note that the role is unpaid.

This is an amazing chance to work directly with children and animals in a fun and supportive environment. You will be helping to run each zoo session to the highest quality and ensure that our club members have a truly memorable and unique experience! It will also enable you to see how the education department works and what our role is at Drayton Manor.  

Reporting to: Education Officer(s)

Provisional dates: Saturdays from 30th May to 4th July, and potentially other dates across the year.

Times: approximately 8.30am arrival and 1.30pm finish. 

Closing date: 17th April 2015

This position is subject to passing a DBS check.

For full job specification please click here.

Please apply for this role by emailing your CV to


Two positions – guaranteed minimum of 30 hours per week – immediate start

Working within our First Aid Centre you will be assisting guests and staff who require first aid treatment as well as dealing with lost children and parents who have lost children. To respond promptly to requests for First Aid assistance for any area within Drayton Manor Park and the companies premises.

You will need to be able to deliver a high level of service to guests sometimes in challenging circumstances. An empathetic and understanding approach is required in this role along with the ability to work co-operatively with other members of the First Aid Team and other Park team members.

A First Aid qualification (First Aid at Work or similar) is essential in this role. If you have previous experience in a similar role, can demonstrate a sympathetic and caring nature and are looking for an opportunity to utilise your customer service skills then we are interested in hearing from you.

Contracts will run until 1st November 2015 and will include weekends, school and bank holidays. Hours will vary dependant on the time of the year and flexibility is essential.

Please apply with completed application form to

To download an application form please click here.

Closing date: Friday 10th April
Interviews: 16th & 17th April

Currently no positions available.