Job Vacancies at Stevenage Garden Centre

Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Stevenage 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 – 8 hours per week – working weekends)

We are currently looking for a Garden Centre Assistant to work 4 hours on both Saturday and Sunday 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:  Lin Drake, Centre Manager

ldrake@britishgardencentres.com

Applications close – Monday 31st January 2022

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Plant/Horticulture Supervisor

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

We are currently seeking a candidate to join our horticultural team at Stevenage 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 essential 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 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:  Lin Drake, Centre Manager

ldrake@britishgardencentres.com

Applications close – Monday 31st January 2022