Job Vacancies at Ramsgate Garden Centre

Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Ramsgate 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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Compost Assistant

(Part Time –24 hours per week – including weekends)

We are currently looking for a  Compost Assistant to work in this 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. You will need to be physically fit as you will be required to lift bags of compost into customers’ cars.  Previous customer service experience would also be an advantage as you will be the face of our Centre.

Duties will include:

Greet customers upon arrival in a polite and friendly manner.
Loading of heavy products into customer cars
Replenishing stock
Helping customers with purchases and enquiries
Clearing customer trollies and baskets from the car park
Complying with Covid secure regulations at all times
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

What we offer:

We offer  benefits include free 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: Kerrie Walker, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Tuesday 7th September 2021

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Restaurant Assistant

(Part Time – 8 hours per week – including weekends)

We are looking for a Restaurant Assistant who has 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.

Duties include:

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

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:

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.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to:  James Simmons, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Wednesday 25th August 2021

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Plant Supervisor

(Full Time – 39  hours per week - including weekends)

We are currently seeking a candidate to join our horticultural team at Ramsgate Garden Centre.

Working in the plant area 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 and some heavy lifting may be required. A good knowledge of plants is essential to the role as is good customer service and a high standard of visual merchandising.

Knowledge and experience of plants/horticulture is preferable to the role.

Main Duties:

Managing a team of staff
Planning staff rotas.
Plant maintenance and care
Pricing, displaying & merchandising a variety of products
Giving guidance and advice to customers with their purchases
Adhering to company policies.
Quality customer service• General daily housekeeping

Skills required:

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
Flexible working hours to meet the business needs.

What we offer:

Benefits include free 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: Kerrie Walker Centre  Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Saturday 14th August 2021