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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Assistant Restaurant Manager

Full Time – 45 hours per week – including weekends

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Restaurant Manager with both a passion for creating excellent food and the organisational skills to successfully run a busy restaurant and kitchen. The successful candidate will be both a positive and creative individual, who has a passion and an ability for creating good food and promoting excellent customer service. You must be enthusiastic and wish to pro-actively develop the business. This is a hands on role where team work and communication is vital.

As the Assistant Restaurant Manager you must be highly organised, results driven and have excellent overall front of house and kitchen management competencies.

Duties Include:

Manage team of staff
Staff Rotas
Stock rotation and ordering
Food Hygiene
Menu planning
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and adhering to our strict company policy
Maintain excellent standards of guest service.
Maintain and monitor the highest standards of hygiene and Health & Safety in accordance with all statutory, legal and company requirements.

Requirements of the Role:

Level 2 basic food hygiene
Thorough understanding of allergens and food safety
Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Knowledge of HACCP
Experience using a computer, especially Microsoft Excel
Professionalism and reliability
Remains calm under pressure
Good time management

What we Offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include free 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:  Amanda Miller, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 21st June 2021

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Plant Supervisor

(Full Time – 30 hours per week - including weekends)

We are currently seeking a candidate to join our horticultural team at Tring 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:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include free car parking and staff discounts 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 with a cover letter to:  Alan Bright, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Thursday 17th June 2021

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Assistant Garden Centre Manager

(Full Time – 45 hours per week - including weekends)

We are looking for an Assistant Garden Centre Manager to join our forward thinking team.  Working in the Garden Centre this is a high volume environment with a fast turnaround. The successful candidate should have proven managerial experience and be physically fit as this is a very hands on role and some heavy lifting may be required. A knowledge of plants would be a “nice to have” but is not essential to the role, however, excellent customer service and a high standard of visual merchandising is required as is previous retail management experience.

Duties include:

Customer service.
Shop Floor management.
Stock ordering.
Staff management.
Planning staff rotas.
Maintaining and monitoring Health & Safety in accordance with all statutory, legal and company policies.
Deputise for the Centre Manager in their absence.
In conjunction with the Centre Manager, be accountable for the operational excellence and financial performance of the Centre.
Ensuring the highest standards of display, compliance and livestock inventory control are maintained and that sales revenue targets are achieved and exceeded.

Requirements of the Role:

An inspirational leader for Centre staff ensuring that they receive clear direction and performance management within a culture of coaching and mentoring.
Highly commercial and results driven with a proven track record in a Management position.
Positive and strong communicator and a skilled motivational people manager.
Accountable for providing great customer service and have a keen eye for detail around the consumers’ experience in the Centre.
A solution orientated thinker with excellent problem solving skills.
Strong interpersonal and organisational skills.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

 What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and 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:   John Wallis, Regional Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Tuesday 15th June 2021

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 Line Cook

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

We are looking for a Line Cook who has 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 kitchen
Thorough understanding of allergens and food safety
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
Knowledge of HACCP
Able to manage multiple orders
Professionalism and reliability
Remains 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 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: Amanda Miller, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Friday 11th June 2021

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Plant Manager

(Full Time – 45 hours per week - including weekends)

We are looking for a Plant Manager to join our forward thinking team. Working in the plant area is a high volume environment with a fast turnaround. The successful candidate should be physically fit as this is a very hands on role. A good knowledge of plants is essential to the role as is good customer service and a high standard of visual merchandising.

The successful candidate will possess either a horticultural qualification, will be in training or had practical horticultural experience

Duties include:

Actively working in the daily horticultural tasks of the Centre.
Assisting the Centre Manager to maximise sales and profit by ensuring the efficient and effective management to Company standards, of the commerciality, merchandising, replenishment and housekeeping across the Garden Centre.
Establish and maintain high horticultural and retail standards.
Manage and support overall plant health within the Centre.
Lead and motivate the staff in their team.
Manage stock control of the department.
Support Centre Manager in daily H&S tasks and paperwork, ensuring Health & Safety standards are always adhered to and maintained.
Generate ideas and assist in the development of even better methods of working within the department.
Help to achieve a high standard of customer service.
Assist with complaints and queries from staff and customers.
Assist where needed with the recruitment, training, development and individual performance of staff within the Centre to a high standard.
Carry out additional duties as and when required such as managing store and to attend events in the absence of the Centre Manger.
Assist when needed to effectively and efficiently plan and manage key events such as Christmas, Bank Holidays and Season Centre change.

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:  Alan Bright, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close –  Monday 26th April 2021