Job Vacancies at Studley Garden Centre

Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Studley 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 – 37.5 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 your team to drive service and standards
Knowledge of HACCP
Professionalism and reliability
Remain 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:  Jill Daelman, Restaurant Manager

jdaelman@britishgardencentres.com

Applications close – Wednesday 2nd February 2022

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Plant Assistants

(Part Time & Full Time – 24 – 40 hours per week – including weekends)

(Part Time Temporary Contract -24 hours per week including weekends)

We are currently looking for Plant Assistants to join our horticulture department at Studley Garden Centre.  Working in the plant area this is a high volume environment with a fast turnaround. The successful candidates should be physically fit as this is a very hands on role and some heavy lifting may be involved. A good knowledge of plants is essential for the role as is good customer service and a high standard of visual merchandising together with previous retail experience.  You will be required to work weekends and bank holidays

Duties will include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising stock
Till operation
Replenishing stock
Plant maintenance and care
Plant watering
Customer service
Assisting customers with their purchases & giving advice
General 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
Flexible with working hours to suit the needs of the business

What we offer:

 Benefits include onsite car parking and staff discount for our Garden Centres and Restaurants as well  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: Ashley Monroe, Centre Manager

amonroe@britishgardencentres.com

Applications close – Tuesday 25th January 2022

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Garden Centre Assistant

(Part Time – 14 hours weekends)

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: Ashley Monroe, Centre Manager

amonroe@britishgardencentres.com

Applications close – Monday 24th  January 2022