Job vacancies at Thatcham Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Thatcham 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 – 20 hours per week – including 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 be working in the Gift department so experience in retail is desirable to the role as is good customer service, however, full training will be provided where necessary.

Duties include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising a variety of products
Replenishing stock
Assisting customers with their purchases
Till operation
Manage the Centre’s Facebook account
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

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 and cover letter to:  James Hearn, Assistant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 19th April 2021

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EPOS Assistant

(Part Time – 20 hours per week – occasional weekends)

We are currently looking for an EPOS 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.

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.

Duties include:

Booking in orders
Receipting deliveries on HHT
Matching and filing delivery notes through EPOS and Paperless systems
Maintaining and keeping EPOS system accurate
Maintaining Paperless system
Pricing and sorting stock

Knowledge and Skills:

Good attention to detail
Methodical and able to work at pace
Ability to work to procedures
Good communicator
Computer literate with good administration skills
Experienced in manual handling.
Ability to prioritise workload
Flexible and trustworthy
Alphabetically and numerically literate
Must be flexible in terms of hours and days worked.

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:   James Hearn, Assistant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 19th April 2021

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Line Cook

 (Full Time – 40 hours per week – including weekends)

We are looking for a person with 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. Experience in a similar role in a similar environment is essential. A good working knowledge of till systems is preferred but not essential as training will be provided.

Duties include:

Prepare, cook and present food quickly and efficiently to a high standard
Work safely around the kitchen equipment
Maintain accurate food ordering and stock levels
Assist in keeping the kitchen clean, hygienic and tidy at all times
Monitor portion size and waste

Skills needed:

Experience of working in a busy kitchen
Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Creative at making dishes but also able to work to specs
Baking cakes and other home bakes would be an advantage
Experience of cooking carvery
Knowledge of HACCP
Able to manage multiple orders
Professionalism and reliability
Remain calm under pressure
Good time management
Level 2 basic food hygiene

Job Type:

The successful candidate must be able to cover shifts and be able to adapt to both kitchen and front of house when needed.  As a family run business we understand the importance of work/ life balance so our working hours for cooks mean no evening work or split shifts are required.

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: Sophie Fowler, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 16th April 2021