Job Vacancies at Birchencliffe Garden Centre

Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Birchencliffe 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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Seasonal Assistant

(Part Time – 20 hours per week – including weekends)

Temporary contract 8 weeks

We are currently looking for 2 x Seasonal Assistant to join our large Garden Centre Group. As an integral part of the team you will work in all areas of the Centre.  The successful candidate should be physically fit as this is a very hands on role. Experience in retail is desirable to the role as is good customer service, however, full training will be provided where necessary.

Duties include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising a variety of products
Replenishing stock
Assisting customers with their purchases
Till operation
General housekeeping
Customer service

Requirements of the role:

Must be fully flexible and able to work weekends and bank holidays
You will have a right first-time approach and a can-do attitude
Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Work well under pressure
Professionalism and reliability
Good time management
Excellent customer service skills
Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a drive to succeed
Able to work using own initiative

What We Offer:

Benefits include free car parking and staff discount for our Garden Centres and Restaurants as well as 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 : Sarah Piggford, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 11th October 2021

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Catering Assistant

(Part Time – 12 hours per weekend)

We are looking for a Catering Assistant who has 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 kitchen experience is preferred.  The successful applicant should be flexible to work during the week and at weekends, however, no evening work is required.

A good working knowledge of till systems is preferred but not essential
as training will be provided.

Main Duties:

Taking food orders
Making coffees (training provided)
Running food
Till operation
Serving customers
Kitchen duties
Pot wash

Skills required:

Excellent customer service skills
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness
Adhering to company policies
Level 2 Basic Food Hygiene preferred but not essential

What we offer:

We offer benefits including free parking and staff discounts for the Garden Centres and Restaurants 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: Joanna Henderson, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Thursday 7th October 2021

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Cook

 (Part Time – 16 hours Sunday and Monday)

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. 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:

Prepare, cook and present food quickly and efficiently to a high standard
Work safely around the kitchen equipment
Maintain accurate food ordering and stock levels
Assist in keeping the kitchen clean, hygienic and tidy at all times
Monitor portion size and waste

Skills needed:

Experience of working in a busy kitchen
Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Creative at making dishes but also able to work to specs
Baking cakes and other home bakes would be an advantage
Knowledge of HACCP
Able to manage multiple orders
Professionalism and reliability
Remain calm under pressure
Good time management
Level 2 basic food hygiene

Job Type:

The successful candidate must be able to cover shifts and be able to adapt to both kitchen and front of house when needed.  As a family run business we understand the importance of work/life balance so our working hours for cooks mean no evening work or split shifts are required.

What we Offer:

We offer benefits including free car parking and staff discount for our Garden Centres and Restaurants as well as 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 : Joanna Henderson, Line Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Wednesday 29th September 2021