Job vacancies at Chipperfield Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Chipperfield 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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Head Chef

(Full Time)

We are looking for a Head Chef 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 Head Chef you must be highly organised, results driven and have excellent overall kitchen management competencies.

Duties include:

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

Skills required:

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate, Minimum NVQ Level 2 in Food Preparation, City & Guild 706 1&2

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

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 Peter Rooney, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Sunday 24th November 2019

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Restaurant Manager

Full Time (Permanent)

We are looking for an experienced Restaurant Manager with both a passion for creating excellent food and the organisational skills to successfully run a busy restaurant and kitchen. The successful candidate will be both a positive and creative individual, who has a passion and an ability for creating good food and promoting excellent customer service. You must be enthusiastic and wish to pro-actively develop the business. This is a hands on role where team work and communication is vital.

As the Restaurant Manager you must be highly organised, results driven and have excellent overall front of house and kitchen management competencies.

Duties Include:

Staff Rotas

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

To establish and maintain excellent standards of guest service.

To ensure the restaurant reaches and maintains its maximum potential in all areas.

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate, Minimum NVQ Level 3 in Food Preparation, City & Guild 706 1&2

Ensure all departments and team members comply with H & S and food hygiene

To communicate effectively with all team members through team meetings, appraisals and one to one coaching.

To actively flex the labour line to help combat daily/weekly sales fluctuations.

To ensure that all competitors’ initiatives/promotions are monitored and recommendations made to ensure effective competition.

To ensure that all company assets, cash, stock, property and goods are well cared for and secure at all times.

To establish, maintain and monitor the highest standards of hygiene and Health & Safety in accordance with all statutory, legal and company requirements.

To maintain the highest personal standards of presentation, dress and behaviour and to ensure that this is maintained by all team members.

To maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene in all areas of the restaurants environment, utensils, goods and equipment

To carry out daily pre shift opening check to ensure the restaurant standards of appearance and cleanliness are to the required standard, as well as good housekeeping check – lighting, music, restaurant layup, clear fire exits.

To carry out last man out checks on close downs to ensure the safety of the company’s assets.

To attend training, team meetings as required.

To communicate company policies, procedures and standards and to ensure that these are fully understood, implemented and adhered to by all team members.

To undertake any such other duties as may reasonably be required by the Company.

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.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and covering letter to Stuart Horton

Applications close – Thursday 21st November 2019

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Restaurant Front of House Assistant

(20hrs per week inc 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 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.

Please send in an up-to-date copy of your CV along with a cover letter in a Word Document format to Peter Rooney, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close - Wednesday 20th November 2019

 

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Christmas Staff Required

Chipperfield Garden Centre

(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 candidates 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 Peter Rooney, General Manager

[email protected]

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