Job Vacancies at Hitchin Garden Centre

Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Hitchin 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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Restaurant Supervisor

(Full Time – 32 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 work to a very high standard and 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 supervisory experience not necessary as full training will be provided.  You should, however, have relevant kitchen experience as well as Front of House and Back of House skills.

You will be required to work some weekends and bank holidays and must be flexible during busy holiday/peak periods and be available for overtime. There are no evenings or split shifts.

Duties include:

To establish and maintain excellent standards of guest service
Manage small team of staff
Assist with stock taking
Plan staff rotas
Deputise in the Restaurant Manager’s absence
Adhere to company policies and ensure that these are fully communicated to all team members
To establish and maintain the highest standards of hygiene in accordance with Health & Safety

Skills required:

Excellent customer service skills
Strong FoH and BoH skills
Computer literate
Barista experience
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness
Adhering to company policies

What we offer:

Benefits include 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 your CV and cover letter to:  Louise Pettican, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 9th August 2021

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Restaurant Assistant

(Part Time – minimum 4 hours per week - including weekends)

We are looking for a Restaurant 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 have good communication skills. You will be working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment and will be expected to help in all areas of the Restaurant.  Hospitality, restaurant, or retail experience preferred; however full training will be provided where necessary.

Your responsibilities will include:

Till Operation
Cleaning tables
Taking customer orders
Washing up duties
Helping out in the kitchen
Serving customers

Skills required:

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 free parking and staff discounts for the Garden Centres and Restaurants 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:  Louise Pettican, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 30th July 2021