Job vacancies at Shipley Park Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Shipley Park 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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Assistant Restaurant Manager

Full Time (Permanent)

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Restaurant Manager with both a passion for creating excellent food and the organisational skills to successfully run a busy restaurant and kitchen. The successful candidate will be both a positive and creative individual, who has a passion and an ability for creating good food and promoting excellent customer service. You must be enthusiastic and wish to pro-actively develop the business. This is a hands on role where team work and communication is vital.

As the Assistant Restaurant Manager you must be highly organised, results driven and have excellent overall front of house and kitchen management competencies.

Duties Include:

Manage team of staff
Staff Rotas
Stock rotation and ordering
Food Hygiene
Menu planning
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and adhering to our strict company policy
Maintain excellent standards of guest service.
Maintain and monitor the highest standards of hygiene and Health & Safety in accordance with all statutory, legal and company requirements.

Requirements of the Role:

Level 2 basic food hygiene
Thorough understanding of allergens and food safety
Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Knowledge of HACCP
Professionalism and reliability
Remains calm under pressure
Good time management

What we Offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, 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: Angela Marshall, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 25th September 2020

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Cook

(Part Time – 16-20 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 kitchen
Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Knowledge of HACCP
Professionalism and reliability.
Remains 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: Louise Trower, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 21st August 2020

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Patio Assistant

(Seasonal – Part Time – 16 hours per week including weekends)

Seasonal three month’s contract available

We are currently looking for a part time Patio Assistant to work in this fast paced and very customer focused Centre. Working in a busy retail environment within the Garden Centre the successful candidate will be highly motivated, approachable and have excellent people skills.  You will have a positive “can do” attitude and be a skilled sales person.

Duties include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising of a variety of products
Quality customer service.
General Daily Housekeeping
Dealing with customers both in person and on the phone
Administration using the online stock ordering system

The successful candidate will be:

Ensuring the highest standards of merchandising and inventory control are maintained.
Sales focused and accountable for providing great customer service
Reliable and have a keen eye for detail around the customers’ experience in your department.

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:  Simon Fox, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 31st July 2020

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Plant Supervisor

(Full Time including weekends)

We are currently seeking a candidate to join our horticultural team at Shipley Park 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.

The successful candidate will preferably have some plant knowledge and experience.

Main Duties:

Plant maintenance and care
Pricing, displaying & merchandising of a variety of products
Quality customer service
General daily housekeeping
Managing a team of staff

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, 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 with a cover letter to:  Simon Fox, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Tuesday 29th September 2020

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Till Operator

(Seasonal - Part Time – 16 hours per week including weekends)

Seasonal three month’s contract available

We are currently looking for 2 x seasonal Till Operators 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.

This is a very hands on role and as such you will need to be proactive, highly motivated, organised and have good communication skills. You will be working as part of a team in a fast paced environment.  Full training will be provided where necessary.

Duties Include:

Till operation
Taking cash and card payments
Assisting customers with their purchases
Housekeeping and maintaining a tidy Till area
Quality customer service

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:  Simon Fox, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 31st July 2020