Job vacancies at Paddock Wood Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Paddock Wood 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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Plant/Horticulture Manager

(Full Time – 40 hours per week - including weekends)

We are currently looking for a Plant Manager to join our large Garden Centre Group. Previous experience as a Plant Manager within the industry is preferred, however, applicants with a proven retail management background with a knowledge of plants will be considered.

Working in the plant area 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 good knowledge of plants is essential to the role as is good customer service and a high standard of visual merchandising.

The successful candidate will preferably possess either a horticultural qualification, will be in training or had practical horticultural experience

Duties include:

Actively working in the daily horticultural tasks of the Centre.
Assisting the Centre Manager to maximise sales and profit by ensuring the efficient and effective management to Company standards, of the commerciality, merchandising, replenishment and housekeeping across the Garden Centre.
Establish and maintain high horticultural and retail standards.
Manage and support overall plant health within the Centre.
Lead and motivate the staff in their team.
Manage stock control of the department.
Support Centre Manager in daily H&S tasks and paperwork, ensuring Health & Safety standards are always adhered to and maintained.
Generate ideas and assist in the development of even better methods of working within the department.
Help to achieve a high standard of customer service.
Assist with complaints and queries from staff and customers.
Assist where needed with the recruitment, training, development and individual performance of staff within the Centre to a high standard.
Carry out additional duties as and when required such as managing store and to attend events in the absence of the Centre Manger.
Assist when needed to effectively and efficiently plan and manage key events such as Christmas, Bank Holidays and Season Centre change.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include free car parking and staff discounts 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:  Tony Cassidy, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close –  Friday 14th May 2021

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Seasonal Assistant

(Part Time – 30 hours per week – including weekends)

Temporary contracts until mid June

We are currently looking for 2 x Seasonal Assistants to join our large Garden Centre Group. As an integral part of the team you will work in all areas of the Centre.  The successful candidate should be physically fit as this is a very hands on role. Experience in retail is desirable to the role as is good customer service, however, full training will be provided where necessary.

Duties include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising a variety of products
Assisting customers with their purchases
Till operation
Plant care and maintenance
Plant watering
General housekeeping
Quality customer service

Requirements of the role:

Must be fully flexible and able to work weekends and bank holidays
You will have a right first-time approach and a can-do attitude
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

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include free car parking and staff discount at our 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: Tony Cassidy, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 3rd May 2021