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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Garden Centre Deputy Manager

(Full Time, inc weekends)

We are looking for a professional, hands on Deputy Manager with commercial vision and an ability to support the Garden Centre Manager in leading, developing and inspiring the team.

Experience as an Assistant Manager in the horticultural garden centre sector is essential. 

Duties and skills include:

Supporting the Manager in achieving operational excellence and 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.
Commercial and results driven with a proven track record in an Assistant Manager position.
Positive and strong communicator and a skilled motivational people manager.
Accountable for providing great customer service and have a keen eye for detail around the consumer’s experience in your centre.
A solution orientated thinker with excellent problem solving skills.
Working to time scales.
Computer literate.
Retail experience essential.
Good merchandiser with a flair for great displays.

Job Type:

The successful candidate must be flexible and willing to assist the Centre Manager in all departments and able to work alternate weekends.  Please note some heavy lifting may be involved with this role.

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 fix body group. 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: Julius John, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 16th March 2020

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Cook

 (Part Time – 20 hours per week)

We are looking for a person with a passion and flair for the restaurant and catering industry to work in our Café Haven. 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.

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 communication 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.  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:  Carole Witton – Cafe Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 16th March 2020