Welcome to Arcadia Garden Centre's Recruitment Page

Job vacancies at Arcadia Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Arcadia Garden Centre. We are always looking for new talent to join our team so if you think you would like to work for this forward thinking family owned business then why not apply for one of the job roles below. You can apply for jobs by sending in your CV to the addresses provided in the job descriptions.

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Front of House Assistant

(Part Time – 16 hours per week – including weekends)


We are looking for a person with a passion and flair for the restaurant and catering industry.  This is a very hands on role and 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 in a similar role in a similar environment is essential.  A good working knowledge of till systems is preferred but not essential as training will be provided.

Duties include:

Waiting tables
Taking customer orders
Serving food
Making hot drinks
Clearing and cleaning duties

Skills required:

Excellent customer service skills
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness
Adhering to company policies
Must be available to work weekends

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 28 days holiday (FT) and staff discounts across all of our brands including the Woodthorpe Leisure Park. If you would like to join our family run business and bring your ideas and talents to our fast growing company and forward thinking team we want to hear from you.

To apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to: Diane Chapman, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Wednesday 16th September 2020

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Kitchen Manager

(Full Time – including weekends)

We are looking for a Kitchen Manager with both a passion for creating excellent food and the organisational skills to successfully run a busy kitchen. You must be enthusiastic and wish to proactively develop the growing business. This is a hands on role where team work and communication is vital as you will be in charge of a small team.

As Kitchen Manager you must be highly organised, results driven and have excellent overall kitchen management competencies.

You will be required to work weekends and bank holidays but benefits from no split shifts or evening work required.

Duties include:

 Prepare, cook and present food quickly and efficiently to a high standard

Work safely around the kitchen equipment
Stock rotation and ordering
Food Hygiene
Menu planning
Costing and maintaining the company food GP
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and adhering to our strict company policy

Required Skills:

Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Professionalism and reliability
Good time management
Level 2 Basic Food Hygiene at a minimum, Level 3 preferred.
Thorough understanding of allergens and food safety

What we Offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 28 days holiday (FT) and staff discounts across all of our brands including the Woodthorpe Leisure Park. If you would like to join our family run business and bring your ideas and talents to our fast growing company and forward thinking team we want to hear from you.

To apply:

Please send your CV and covering letter to:  Diane Chapman, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 31st August 2020