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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Delivery Driver

(Part Time – 16 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 around the site 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.
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:   Simon Fox, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 23rd April 2021

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Plant Supervisor

(Full Time – 32 hours per week - 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 have some plant knowledge and experience.

Main Duties:

Managing a team of staff
Plant maintenance and care
Pricing, displaying & merchandising a variety of products
Giving guidance and advice to customers with their purchases
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

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 – Thursday 8th April 2021

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 Landscape Assistant

 (Part Time – Minimum 12 hours per week – working weekends)

 Temporary Contract Available until end of June

We are looking for a temporary Landscape 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 should also be physically fit as this is a very hands on role and will require some heavy lifting.  A great deal of time will be spent loading heavy goods into customers’ cars.

Knowledge of landscape or similar retail experience is preferred.

Please note this role is for working weekends only.

Duties will include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising a variety of products
Replenishing stock
Building products for display
Loading goods into customers’ cars
Quality customer service.
General Daily 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
Provide excellent customer service.

To apply:

Please send your CV with a cover letter to:  Simon Fox, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 26th March 2021

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Weekend Till Operator

(Part Time – Minimum 8 hours per week – working weekends)

Temporary contract of 3 months

We are currently looking for a temporary Till Operator 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.  Previous preferred experience preferred, however full training will be provided where necessary.

Please note this role is for working weekends only.

Duties Include:

Till operation
Taking Cash and Card Payments
Assisting customers with their purchases
Quality customer service.
General housekeeping and maintaining a tidy Till area

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

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 26th March 2021