Job vacancies at Braintree Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Braintree 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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Christmas Staff Required

(Temporary Seasonal Positions)

 

Yes it’s time to ‘deck the halls’ (well the garden centre at least). The popular Christmas displays delight thousands of customers every year and are home to some fantastic brands and some unique gift ideas. And we are recruiting now!

We are currently looking for temporary seasonal Christmas Sales Assistants to work in this fast paced and very customer focused department. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, approachable and have excellent people skills with a positive “can do” attitude plus a keen eye for detail. Please note that you will be required to work weekends.

Duties will include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising of Christmas products
Quality customer service.

General Daily Housekeeping
Creating visually inspiring displays
Providing excellent customer service on the sales floor

What we Offer:

In return we offer a very competitive salary and a magical working environment
set in a beautiful location.

If you would like to join our family run business and bring your ideas and talents to our growing company and forward thinking team.

Please send an up-to-date copy of your CV in a Word Document format to Tracy Crowther, General Manager

[email protected]

Quoting ‘Christmas Staff’ - Applications Close - 10th November 2019

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Garden Sundries Department Supervisor

(Full Time inc Weekends)

We are currently looking for a full time Garden Sundries Department Supervisor to work in this fast paced and very customer focused Centre. Working in a busy retail environment within the garden centre the successful candidates will be highly motivated, approachable and have excellent people skills. You will have a positive “can do” attitude plus a keen eye for detail.

Please note that you will be required to work weekends and bank holidays.

Duties will include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising of a variety of products

Quality customer service.
General Daily Housekeeping
Management of around 8 staff
Dealing with customers both in person and on the phone
Updating department rotas
Ordering of uniform etc for your team
Administration using the online stock ordering system

The successful candidate will be:

Ensuring the highest standards of merchandising and inventory control are maintained.

Accountable for providing great customer service and have a keen eye for detail around the customers' experience in your department.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, 28 days holiday 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.

Please send in an up-to-date copy of your Curriculum Vitae along with a cover letter in a Word Document format to Tracy Crowther, General Manager

[email protected]

Closing date for applicants is Sunday 10th November 2019

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Compost / General Assistants

(Weekend Positions)

 

We are currently looking for Compost / General Assistants to work in this fast paced and very customer focused Centre. The successful candidates will be highly motivated, approachable and have excellent people skills with a positive “can do” attitude plus a keen eye for detail. You will be required to lift bags of compost into customers cars.

Please note that you will be required to work weekends.

Duties will include:

Helping customers with their compost purchases

Quality customer service.
Till operation
General Daily Housekeeping at the front of the Centre.

What we Offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, 28 days holiday 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.

Please send in an up-to-date copy of your Curriculum Vitae along with a cover letter in a Word Document format to Tracy Crowther, General Manager

[email protected]

Closing date for applicants is Sunday 10th November 2019

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Chef/Cook

(Part Time)

We are looking for a person with a passion and flair for the restaurant and catering industry. 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. 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.

Your responsibilities will 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:

Cooking

Excellent communications skills and able to work as part of a team

Professionalism and reliability

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. What can we offer you? As a family run business we understand the importance of work life balance, our working hours for chefs mean no evening work or split shifts are required.

What we Offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, 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 Caroline Killin – Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 22nd November 2019

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Restaurant Front of House Assistant

(Full time / Part time)


We are looking for a person with a passion and flair for the restaurant
and catering industry.  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 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.

Skills required:

Excellent customer service skills

Maintaining high standards of cleanliness

Adhering to company policies

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 28 days holiday 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 an up-to-date copy of your CV along with a cover letter in a Word Document format to Caroline Killin, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Closing date – Friday 22nd November 2016