Job Vacancies at Lewes Garden Centre

Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Lewes 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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Kitchen Porter

(Part Time – 12 hours per week – including weekends)

We are currently looking for a Kitchen Porter to join a busy Restaurant in our large Garden Centre group.  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 position is beneficial, however we are looking for somebody who is hard working and committed.

Please note that you will be required to work weekends and bank holidays.

Duties include:

Ensure basic cleaning jobs are carried out as quickly as possible.
Collect and wash up pots and pans.
Clean food preparation areas and equipment, in addition to crockery and cutlery.
Unload food and equipment deliveries.
Keep the storeroom organised.
Keep work surfaces, walls and floors clean and sanitised.
Assist with food preparation.
Helping out in the kitchen.

 Skills required:

 Experience of working in a busy kitchen

Excellent communication skills
Able to work on own initiative or as part of a team
Able to multi task and work at speed
Professional and reliable
Remain calm under pressure
Good time management
Level 2 basic food hygiene

What we offer:

Benefits include onsite 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 covering letter to:  Susie McCarthy, Restaurant Manager

smccarthy@britishgardencentres.com

Applications close – Wednesday 26th January 2022

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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 busy kitchen
Thorough understanding of allergens and food safety
Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Creative at making dishes but also able to work to specs
Baking cakes and other home bakes would be an advantage
Knowledge of HACCP
Able to manage multiple orders
Professionalism and reliability
Remains calm under pressure
Good time management
Level 2 basic food hygiene

What we Offer:

Benefits include onsite 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: Susie McCarthy, Restaurant Manager

smccarthy@britishgardencentres.com

Applications close – Wednesday 26th January 2022