Job Vacancies at Harrogate Garden Centre

Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Harrogate 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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Assistant Manager/Supervisor

Full Time – 39 hours per week – including weekends

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Manager/Supervisor who has a passion for creating excellent food as well as good organisational skills.   Initially the position will be based out of a small container located in the car park but with a view to the successful candidate taking on full management responsibilities once the Restaurant has been rebuilt.   You will have proven capabilities for running a successful restaurant/kitchen and promoting excellent customer service.  You must be enthusiastic and wish to pro-actively develop the business. This is a hands-on role where teamwork and communication are vital.

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

Duties Include:

Manage team of staff
Staff Rotas
Stock rotation and ordering
Food Hygiene
Menu planning
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and adhering to our strict company policy
Maintain excellent standards of guest service.
Maintain and monitor the highest standards of hygiene and Health & Safety in accordance with all statutory, legal and company requirements.

Requirements of the Role:

 Level 2 basic food hygiene
Thorough understanding of allergens and food safety
Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Strong IT & communication skills
Solid leadership qualities with an ability to engage with a large team to drive service and standards
Knowledge of HACCP
Professionalism and reliability
Remains calm under pressure
Good time management

What we Offer:

Benefits include onsite car parking and staff discount at 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:  Thomas Waller, Regional Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Wednesday 29th September 2021

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Catering Assistant

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


We are looking for 2 x Catering Assistants who have 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.

You should have relevant kitchen experience as well as Front of House and Back of House skills.

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

Main Duties:

Taking food orders
Making coffees
Customer service
Till operation
General kitchen duties
Basic food preparation
Occasional cooking duties

Skills required:

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
Fully flexible with days and hours worked to meet business needs

What we offer:

Benefits include free car parking and staff discount at 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:  Thomas Waller, Regional Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Wednesday 29th September 2021