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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Garden Centre Assistant

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

Temporary 3 Month Position

We are currently looking for a Garden Centre Assistant to join our large Garden Centre Group. As an integral part of the team, you will work in all areas of the Centre, and you should be physically fit as this is a very hands-on role and some heavy lifting will be required. This role will also include some general grounds maintenance work. Experience in retail is also desirable 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
Replenishing stock
Assisting customers with their purchases
Loading and unloading vehicles
Till operation
General housekeeping
Quality customer service

Requirements of the role:

Must be fully flexible and able to work weekends
You will have a right first-time approach and a can-do attitude
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
Computer Literate

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:  Simon Fox, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 16th August 2021

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Catering Assistant

(Full Time or Part Time Position Available)

We are looking for a Catering 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 kitchen experience is preferred.  The successful applicant should be flexible to work weekends, however, no evening work is required.

A good working knowledge of till systems is preferred but not essential
as training will be provided.

Main Duties:

Taking food orders
Making coffees (training provided)
Running food
Till operation
Serving customers
Kitchen duties
Pot wash

Skills required:

Excellent customer service skills
Remain calm under pressure
Can work on own initiative
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness
Adhering to company policies
Level 2 Basic Food Hygiene preferred but not essential

What we offer:

We offer great benefits including free 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

[email protected]

Applications close  - Friday 23rd July 2021