Job vacancies at Newton Regis Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Newton Regis 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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Front of House Assistant

(2 x Part Time – 16 hours per week – working weekends)

We are looking for 2 x Front of House Assistants who have 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.

You will need be fully flexible as this will involve weekend working.

Duties include:

Waiting tables
Taking customer orders
Serving food
Making hot drinks
Till operation
Clearing and cleaning duties
Adhering to company policies

Skills required:

Excellent customer service skills
Able to work on own initiative or as part of a team
Good communication skills
Professional and reliable
Remain calm under pressure
Fully flexible with days and hours worked to meet business needs

What we Offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include free car parking and staff discount at 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.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to:  Emma Hancox, Regional Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 10th May 2021

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Delivery Driver

(Part Time –20 hours per week – including weekend working)

Temporary contract of 3 months available

We are currently seeking a temporary Delivery Driver to join our large Garden Centre Group.  The successful candidate should be physically fit as this is a very hands on role and you will need to handle large and heavy loads. Experience in retail is essential to the role as is good customer service.

Duties will include:

Loading of customer orders on the van in a safe and timely manner ensuring products are wrapped and secured efficiently.
Planning of routes beforehand.
Stock/fixture transfers between stores when required.
Maintenance and due diligence checks of delivery van.
Other duties in other areas of the Centre as required

The successful candidate will:

 Hold a full, clean driving licence

Be experienced in a retail environment
Have a friendly and positive attitude, providing a great customer experience at point of delivery
Be flexible as some weekend working will be required
Be eligible to drive a large Mercedes van for insurance purposes
Wear the correct PPE to comply with Covid secure regulations.

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:  Stacy Green, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 30th April 2021

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Cook

 (Full Time – 40 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
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
Remain 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 cooks 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:  Emma Hancox, Regional Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 3rd May 2021