Job Vacancies at Bolton Garden Centre

Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Bolton 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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Chef/Cook

 (Full Time – 30 hours per week – including weekends)

We are looking for a Chef/Cook 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. 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 kitchen
Thorough understanding of allergens and food safety
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
Remains 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:

Benefits include onsite 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: Hannah Hey, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Wednesday 13th October  2021

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Front of House/Catering Assistants

(1 x Full Time - 30 hours per week – including weekends)

(1 x Part Time – 16 hours per week - including weekends)

We are looking for Front of House/Catering Assistants 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 experience in a similar role is not necessary however, you should have a “can do” attitude and enjoy working in a customer service environment.

Duties include:

Waiting tables
Taking customer orders
Serving food
Making hot drinks
Clearing and cleaning duties
Till operation
Pot washing duties
Basic food preparation

Skills required:

Excellent customer service skills
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness
Adhering to company policies
Excellent customer service skills
Able to work on own initiative or as part of a team
Good communication skills
Professional and reliable
Remain calm under pressure

What 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:  Jayne Eckersley, Line Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Wednesday 6th October 2021