Job vacancies at Tring Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Tring 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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Head Chef

(Full Time)

We are looking for a Head Chef with both a passion for creating excellent food and the organisational skills to successfully run a busy kitchen. You must be enthusiastic and wish to proactively develop the growing business. This is a hands on role where team work and communication is vital as you will be in charge of a small team.

As Head Chef you must be highly organised, results driven and have excellent overall kitchen management competencies.

Duties include:

Stock rotation and ordering
Food Hygiene
Menu planning
Costing and maintaining the company food GP
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and adhering to our strict company policy

Skills required:

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate, Minimum NVQ Level 2 in Food Preparation, City & Guild 706 1&2

You will be required to work weekends and bank holidays, but benefits from no split shifts or evening work.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 28 days holiday 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 an up-to-date copy of your CV along with a cover letter in a Word Document format to Dawn Duforest, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Sunday 24th November 2019

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EPOS Administrator / Goods In

(Full Time – 30hrs pw)

Job Role

A fantastic career opportunity has arisen for a skilled and experienced EPOS Administrator to join our large and still growing Garden Centre Group. As an integral part of the team you will help to drive the business forward with a newly implemented EPOS system. Providing support to the EPOS manager as we enter this exciting new phase within the business. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills as you work on variety of projects.

Based at Tring Garden Centre you will report directly to the General Manager assisting in day-to-day duties of managing a busy Epos system at British Garden Centres.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

Data input/integrity checks.
Goods in/out
Report analysis.
Stock taking.

Skills Required:

Experience of working in a stock management EPOS role ideally within a large retail environment with several stores.
The ability to work independently on tasks assigned to a high standard.
You will be analytical, a problem solver and have great investigative skills.
You will have a right first-time approach and a can-do attitude.
You will be computer literate with a good knowledge of Excel.
General IT knowledge.
Experience of working with stock control databases would be advantageous.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 28 days holiday 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:

If you would like to be part of this forward thinking  family owned business please send your CV and a covering letter to John Wallis, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 29th November 2019

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Gift Department Supervisor

(Full Time- 30hrs pw)

We are currently looking for a Gifts Department Supervisor to work in this fast paced, exciting and very customer focused department. 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. Please note that you will be required to work weekends.

Duties will include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising of a variety of products
Quality customer service.
General Daily Housekeeping
Management of a small number of staff
Dealing with customers both in person and on the phone
Updating department rotas
Ordering of uniform etc for your team
Administration using the online stock ordering system

What we offer:

 We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 28 days holiday 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:

If you would like to be part of this forward thinking  family owned business please send your CV and a covering letter to John Wallis, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 29th November 2019

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Chef / Cook

Full Time (Permanent)

We are looking for a person with a passion and flair for the restaurant and catering industry. This is a very hands on role 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 required:

Cooking

Excellent communications skills and able to work as part of a team

Professionalism and reliability

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. What can we offer you? As a family run business we understand the importance of work life balance, our working hours for chefs mean no evening work or split shifts are required.

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.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and covering letter to Stuart Horton

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 22nd November 2019