Aquatics Department Manager

Hornsea Garden Centre is one of the largest centres in the British Garden Centres family.
Located in beautiful surroundings near Hornsea it has recently seen the addition of a new
restaurant and a huge development making it a destination garden centre. Hornsea now boasts
a new aquatics department as part of the development.

The new aquatics department here at Hornsea Garden Centre is the one stop shop for the fish
keeper. With a great range of Marine, Tropical and Cold Water fish. We offer our customers a
great selection of accessories along with expert advice to help them get the most out of their
aquarium or pond.

We are looking for a passionate and motivated Aquatics Department Manager to continue the
development of this department. Previous experience as a retail manager within the aquatics
industry is preferred, however, applicants with a proven management background with a
knowledge of fish keeping will be considered.

The successful candidate will be:
• Accountable for the operational excellence and financial performance of your department.
• Ensuring the highest standards of display, compliance and livestock inventory control are
maintained and that sales revenue targets are achieved and exceeded.
• An inspirational leader for your new team ensuring that they receive clear direction and
performance management within a culture of coaching and mentoring.
• Highly commercial and results driven with a proven track record in a Management position.
• Positive and strong communicator and a skilled motivational people manager. Adept at
succession planning and performance management.
• Accountable for providing great customer service and have a keen eye for detail around the
consumers experience in your department.
• A solution orientated thinker with excellent problem solving skills.
• Maintain standards of cleanliness and biological health of livestock holding systems.
• Responding to customer needs with expert advice and providing excellent customer service

If you are looking for new challenges with in a forward thinking family run business and would
enjoy the rewards this role would bring then we would like to hear from you.

Please email your CV and include any relevant fishkeeping experience, together with a cover
letter explaining why you could be an ideal candidate for the position to

Closing date for applicants is Friday 16th June

Cook/Carvery Supervisor
Full Time

This is a full time permanent position in a busy Garden Centre Restaurant.
We are looking for a person with a passion and flair for creating good quality, honest home cooked food. Experience on a Carvery is essential.

This is a very hands on role as such you will need to be proactive, highly motivated, organised and results driven with good communication skills. You will be working as part of a team in a fast paced environment.

Previous experience of short order cooking would be advantageous, along with an understanding of how a busy kitchen functions.

Skills Required:

• Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate
• Understanding of stock rotation and ordering
• Maintaining high standards of cleanliness
• Awareness of profitability and portion control & wastage control
• Basic understanding of menu planning

You will be required to work weekends and bank holidays, however there will be no split shifts or evenings work.

As a large company we can offer a competitive salary that is negotiable dependant on previous experience.

For more information:
Please contact Lindsay Murray
or email your cv to

Closing date for applicants is Friday 9th June

Weekend Staff Required

We are currently looking for enthusiastic customer focussed people to join our team at Hornsea Garden Centre.

Training will be provided to the successful candidates.

The successful candidate will be expected to be highly motivated, approachable and have excellent people skills.

Duties will include:
• Helping customers with their purchases.
• Quality customer service.
• Merchandising stock.
• General Daily Housekeeping in the Centre.

Please call in with your CV today
or email your cv to

Closing date for applicants is Friday 16th June