Job Vacancies at Towneley Garden Centre

Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Towneley 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 Team Leader Sundries

Full Time – 39 Hours Per Week – Including Weekends.

At British Garden Centres, not only do we aim to deliver a great experience in our Centres, but we go above and beyond in creating an exceptional customer service experience too.

As a Team Leader you will lead, inspire, and develop an amazing team and ensuring all customers have a great in store experience.

What we Offer:

Benefits include staff car parking and staff discount at our Garden Centres and Restaurants as well as at our Leisure Park.

Skills required:

Experienced in working in a fast paced retail environment.
Capable of owning a large department, driving sales through great standards and exemplary customer service
Some understanding of garden supplies would be an advantage.
Ensuring the highest standards of merchandising and inventory control are maintained.
Accountable for providing great customer service and have a keen eye for detail around the customers’ experience in your department.

Duties will include:

Selling of garden supplies and assisting customers.
Ensure we meet a high level of retail standards in stock levels, cleanliness & merchandising.
Drive sales through excellent customer service.
Work closely with colleagues, buyers, visual merchandisers, and communications teams.
Ensure hot spots and display areas are eye catching, seasonally relevant, link into communication themes and have the right POS.
Deliver excellent customer service.
Assist and guide team members within the department and be the point of call for sundries related customer queries. Assist managers and senior team as required by taking on specific projects as required.
Ensure Health & Safety standards are met.

 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.

How to apply:

Please send your CV:

Tracy Carver, Garden Centre Manager

Applications close –Tuesday 10th October 2023    

 Due to the high volume of applications, we will only contact you if your application is successful.

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Full Time 35 Hours Per Week - Including Weekends

British Garden Centres are looking for a Chef to bring your ideas and talents to our fast-growing company of over 60 Centres and growing.

If you are looking for a role where you are given the opportunity to take pride in your work, where you can create your own ideas for specials and home baking, then we would love to hear from you.

What we offer:

No evening work, split shifts or unsociable hours, year-round business.
Security of working in a well-established expanding family business.
Rate of pay negotiable, dependent upon skills and experience.
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day & Easter Sunday
50% meal discount at any BGC restaurant & 20% discount at any BGC store, discount rates available at our Leisure Park.

Skills needed:

Experience of working in a busy kitchen
Creative at making dishes but also able to work to specs
Experience of cooking carvery is an advantage
Knowledge of HACCP
Able to manage multiple orders
Professionalism and reliability
Remain calm under pressure
Good time management
Level 2 basic food hygiene is an advantage

Duties include:

The taking of deliveries
Food preparation
Producing specials
Prepare, cook, and present food quickly and efficiently to a high standard
Monitor portion size and waste

If you have passion, can work equally well as part of a team or independently, are up for a challenge and thrive in a fast-paced work environment, then we would love you to become part of our work family.

To apply:

 Please send your CV to:

Hannah Heys, Restaurant Manager

Applications close – Wednesday 20th September 2023    

Due to the high volume of applications, we will only contact you if your application is successful.

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