Job vacancies at Playhatch Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Playhatch 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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Back Office Administrator

(Part Time – 20 hours per week)

We are currently looking for a Back Office Administrator to work part time in our fast paced and very customer focused Centre. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, approachable and have excellent people skills with a positive “can do” attitude plus a keen eye for detail.

The successful candidate will preferably be Till trained and would be expected to work on the Shop Floor when required.

Duties will include:

Daily balancing and reconciling of retail tills.
Weekly preparation of banking.
Balancing the safe.
Reconciling invoices which may include liaising with suppliers and Head Office.
Till operation.

Skills Required:

The ability to work independently on tasks assigned to a high standard.
Excellent communication skills.
Highly numerate.
You will have a right first-time approach and a can-do attitude.
Experience of working on Tills.
May be required to work weekends and bank holidays during busy periods.

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 a cover letter to:  Jacky Biddle, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 7th August 2020

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Plant Department Manager

(Full Time)

We are looking for a Plant Area Manager to join our forward thinking team. Previous experience as a Plant Area Manager within the industry is essential.

The successful candidate should be physically fit as this is a very hands on role. An excellent knowledge of plants is essential to the role as is good customer service skills and a high standard of visual merchandising.  You should be highly commercial in your approach.

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

Plant Identification
Able to identify pests and diseases
Knowledge of Plant Husbandry
Experience of leading a team and delivering outcomes

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, 28 days holiday 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 an up-to-date copy of your CV along with a cover letter in a Word Document format to Jacky Biddle, General Manager

[email protected]