Job Vacancies at Brigg Garden Centre

Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Brigg 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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Santa

(Full Time – 40 hours per week – including weekends)

Temporary Christmas Contract

 We are currently looking for a Santa this Christmas to work at Brigg Garden Centre’s renowned grotto! The Grotto Experience is designed to be a magical experience for children so as a Santa it is essential that you are of a cheery disposition and great at entertaining groups of children.

Experience would be preferred.

Santa Requirements:

You will have superb people skills
Acting or entertainment skills would also be advantageous
Be flexible with hours worked in order to meet the needs of the business
Bonus points if you look like the man himself!

To apply:

Please email your CV to:  Jules Levsen, Events Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Wednesday 22nd October 2021

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Santa’s Elves

Weekday and Weekend positions available

Temporary Christmas Contracts

 We are currently looking for Elves to help Santa this Christmas at Brigg Garden Centre’s renowned grotto! The Grotto Experience is designed to be a magical experience for children so as an Elf it is essential that you are of a cheery disposition and great at entertaining groups of children.

Experience would be preferred.

Elf Requirements:

You will have superb customer service skills
Acting or entertainment skills would also be advantageous
You will be responsible for handling money
Able to work under pressure

To apply:

Please email your CV to: Jules Levsen, Events Manager

[email protected]

Applications close -  Friday 22nd October 2021

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 Sundries Department Manager

(Full Time – 40 hours per week – including weekends)

 We are currently looking for a Garden Sundries manager 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 a small number of staff
Dealing with customers both in person and on the phone
Generate new and innovative ideas to enhance and improve the department.
Work closely with suppliers on delivering the best products in store.
Help support the tills with issues/refunds etc
Administration using the online stock ordering system
Take part in the store stock-taking programme to include out of hours working as required.
Produce weekly rotas

The successful candidate will be:

Experienced in working in a fast paced retail environment
Capable of owning a large department, driving sales through great standards and exemplary customer service
Some understanding of garden supplies would be an advantage
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 benefits, 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 in your CV and cover letter to: Jan Heath, Hiring Manager

 [email protected]

Applications close – Sunday 24th October  2021

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Giftware Assistant

(Temporary Full Time – 36 hours per week – including weekends)

We are currently looking for a Giftware Assistant to work in this fast paced and very customer focused Centre. 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.

This is a very hands-on role and as such you will need to be proactive, highly motivated, organised and have good communication skills. You will be working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.  Previous retail experience and knowledge of till systems preferred; however full training will be provided where necessary.

Duties will include:

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

Requirements of the role:

Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Work well under pressure
Professionalism and reliability
Giftware displaying and merchandising experience is desirable
Good time management
Excellent customer service skills
Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a drive to succeed
Able to work using own initiative
Flexible working to suit the business demands

What we offer:

Benefits include free car parking and staff discounts 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: Jan Heath, Hiring Manager

 [email protected]

Applications close – Sunday 24th October  2021

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Weekend Till Assistant

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

 Temporary contract for 2 months

 We are currently looking for 2 x temporary Till Assistants to work weekends in our 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.

This is a very hands on role and as such you will need to be proactive, highly motivated, organised and have good communication skills. Previous retail/customer service experience preferred, however full training will be provided where necessary.

Duties Include:

Till operation
Taking Cash and Card Payments
Assisting customers with their purchases
Quality customer service.
General housekeeping and maintaining a tidy Till area

Requirements of the Role:

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

What we offer:

Benefits include onsite car parking and staff discounts 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:  Haywood Andrews, Assistant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close Friday 15th October 2021

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Garden Centre Manager

(Full Time – 40-45 hours per week - including weekends)

We are looking for a professional, hands-on Garden Centre Manager with commercial vision and an ability to lead, develop and inspire the team at our flagship store in Brigg, North Lincolnshire. The successful candidate should be physically fit as this is a very hands-on role. A knowledge of plants would be preferred but is not essential to the role, however, excellent customer service and a high standard of visual merchandising is required as is previous management experience.

Duties include:

Achieving operational excellence and managing the financial performance of your centre.
Ensuring the highest standards of display, compliance and inventory control are maintained.
Supporting Department Managers to ensure that they receive clear direction and performance management within a culture of coaching and mentoring.
Accountable for providing great customer service and have a keen eye for detail around the consumer’s experience in your centre.
Maintaining and monitoring Health & Safety in accordance with all statutory, legal and company policies.

Skills required:

Commercial and results driven with a proven track record in a retail managerial position.
Positive and strong communicator and a skilled motivational people manager.
A solution orientated thinker with excellent problem-solving skills.
The ability to work to tight time scales.
Computer literate.
Good merchandiser with a flair for great displays.
Experience of managing large teams.

Job Type:

The successful candidate must be flexible and willing to work weekends and bank holidays.  Also, some early mornings and late night working may be required.  Please note some heavy lifting may be involved with this role.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include onsite 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:  Sanjay Dhap, Operations Support Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Wednesday 13th October 2021

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Chef/Cook

 (Full Time – 40 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:  Sally Coggon, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Wednesday 29th September 2021