Job vacancies at Hemel Hempstead Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Hemel Hempstead 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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Café Assistant

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

We are looking for a Café Assistant 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 in a similar environment is essential.  The successful applicant should be flexible to work during the week and at weekends, however, no evening work is required.

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

Main Duties:

Taking food orders
Cash handling
Making coffees (training provided)
Serving customers
Running food.
Pot wash

Skills required:

Excellent customer service skills
Experience of working with food
Previous cash handling knowledge
Barista experience would be preferred
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 (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 cover letter to: Clinton Tavares, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 18th September 2020

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Cook

(Part Time – 24 hours per week – including 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 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
Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Knowledge of HACCP
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 chefs mean no evening work or split shifts are required.

What we Offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 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 cover letter to:  Carol Witton, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 21st August 2020