Welcome to Horncastle Garden Centres Recruitment Page

Job vacancies at Horncastle Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Horncastle 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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Seasonal Assistants

(Part Time – 6 hours per week - working weekends)

Seasonal contracts available until the end of January

We are currently looking for 2 x Seasonal Assistants to work in this fast paced, exciting 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.

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

Please note this role is for weekend working.

Duties will include:

Till operation
Pricing, displaying & merchandising stock
Replenishing stock
Customer service
Helping customers with their purchases
Cleaning and tidying duties
General housekeeping

Requirements of the role:

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
Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a drive to succeed
Able to work using own initiative
Provide excellent customer service.

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:  Ashley Reeson, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 9th November 2020

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Front of House Assistant

(Full Time – 38 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.

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.

Must be flexible as weekend working is required.  Will work 5 days out of 7 between 08:30 and 16:30.

Duties include:

Waiting tables
Taking customer orders
Serving food
Making hot drinks
Clearing and cleaning duties

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 (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:  Joe Wilson, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 16th October 2020

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Cook

(Full Time - 38 hours per week / Part Time – 30 hours per week – including weekends)

We are looking for 2 x Cooks 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
Baking cakes and other home bakes would be an advantage
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, work weekends 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:  Joanne Wilson – Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Thursday 1st October 2020

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Assistant Garden Centre Manager

(Full Time – including weekends)

 We are looking for an Assistant Garden Centre Manager to join our forward thinking team.  Working in the Garden Centre this is a high volume environment with a fast turnaround. The successful candidate should be physically fit as this is a very hands on role. A knowledge of plants would be a “nice to have” but is not essential to the role, however, excellent customer service and a high standard of visual merchandising is required as is previous management experience.

 Duties include:

Customer Service
Plant maintenance and care
Plant ordering
Merchandising
Staff management

The successful candidate will be:

Accountable for the operational excellence and financial performance of your department.
Ensuring the highest standards of display, compliance and livestock inventory control are maintained and that sales revenue targets are achieved and exceeded.
An inspirational leader for your new team ensuring that they receive clear direction and performance management within a culture of coaching and mentoring.
Highly commercial and results driven with a proven track record in a Management 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 consumers’ experience in your department.
A solution orientated thinker with excellent problem solving skills.

 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: Jane Chilman, Centre Manager

 [email protected]

Applications close – Wednesday 9th September 2020