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 – 35-45 hours per week – including weekends)

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Restaurant Manager who has a passion for creating excellent food as well as good organisational skills. You will have proven capabilities for running a successful restaurant/kitchen and promoting excellent customer service.  You must be enthusiastic and wish to pro-actively develop the business. This is a hands-on role where teamwork and communication are vital.

The main function of the Assistant Restaurant Manager is to oversee staff, ensure that the business operation runs smoothly and handle escalated customer queries and grievances.  In addition, you will perform the duties and responsibilities for the Restaurant Manager in their absence.

Duties Include:

Organising team schedules and handling staff issues
Interviewing, hiring and training new employees
Evaluating employee performance and providing training and guidance as required
Stock rotation and ordering
Food hygiene
Menu planning
Cash handling
Maintaining excellent standards of guest service.
To establish and maintain the highest standards of hygiene and Health & Safety in accordance with all statutory, legal and company requirements.

Requirements of the Role:

 Previous experience working in a busy hospitality venue
Thorough understanding of allergens and food safety
Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Strong IT & communication skills
Flexible in terms of days and hours worked to meet business demands
Solid leadership qualities with an ability to engage with a large team to drive service and standards
Knowledge of HACCP
Professionalism and reliability
Remains calm under pressure
Good time management
Level 2 basic food hygiene

What we Offer:

Benefits include onsite car parking and staff discount at 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:  Ben Simpson, Restaurant Manager

bsimpson@britishgardencentres.com

Applications close – Wednesday 2nd February 2022

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Kitchen Assistant

(Part Time - minimum 12 hours per week - including weekends)

 We are looking for a Kitchen 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 have good communication skills. You will be working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.  Hospitality, restaurant, or retail experience preferred; however full training will be provided where necessary.

You will need to be flexible and able to work 2-3 days a week which will include weekends and bank holidays.  However, there are no evenings, split shifts or unsociable hours.

Your responsibilities will include:

General kitchen duties
Cleaning/clearing tables
Pot wash
Serving customers
Basic food preparation
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness
Adhering to company policies

Skills required:

Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Work well under pressure
Professionalism and reliability
Good time management
Remain calm under pressure
Excellent customer service skills
Fully flexible with days and hours worked to meet business needs.

What we offer:

 Benefits include onsite parking and staff discounts for the 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:  Ben Simpson, Restaurant Manager

bsimpson@britishgardencentres.com

 Applications close – Wednesday 2nd February 2022

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Garden Centre Assistant

(Part Time – 14 hours per week – working weekends)

We are currently looking for 2 x Garden Centre Assistants to work weekends at 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 would be an advantage to the role as is good customer service, however, full training will be provided where necessary.

Duties include:

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

Requirements of the role:

Some experience of retail and horticulture would be an advantage
You will have a right first-time approach and a can-do attitude
Excellent customer service skills
Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Work well under pressure
Professionalism and reliability
Good time management

What We Offer:

Benefits include onsite 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: Simon Fox, Centre Manager

sfox@britishgardencentres.com

Applications close – Monday 31st January 2022