Welcome to our recruitment pages

Jobs at Roxton Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find jobs and careers at Roxton 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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Cook

(Part Time – 16-24 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 kitchen
Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a team
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 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: Stuart Horton, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Wednesday 30th September 2020

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Front of House Assistant

(Part Time – 12-16 hours per week – 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 and you will be required to cover all areas Front of House.

Previous 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.

Please note this role is to cover weekends

 Duties include:

Waiting tables
Taking customer orders
Serving food
Making hot drinks
Clearing and cleaning duties

Skills required:

Excellent customer service skills
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness
Adhering to company policies

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: Stuart Horton, Restaurant Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Wednesday 2nd September 2020

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Landscape Assistant

 (Full Time – including weekends)

We are looking for a  Landscape 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.

Knowledge of landscape or similar retail experience is preferred.

Duties will include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising of a variety of products
Building products for display
Upkeep of the landscape and stoneware area
Quality customer service.
General Daily Housekeeping
Assist the Plant Area team when 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 with a cover letter to:  Phil Hammer, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 31st August 2020

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Leisure Manager

(Full Time – including weekends)

We are currently looking for a full time Leisure Department Manager to work in this fast paced and very customer focused Centre. Working in a busy retail environment within the Garden Centre the successful candidate will be highly motivated, approachable and have excellent people skills. You will have a positive “can do” attitude and be a skilled sales person.

Please note that you will be required to work weekends and bank holidays.

Duties will include:

Overseeing the day to day running of the garden furniture and Christmas areas
Pricing, displaying & merchandising of a variety of products
Quality customer service.
General daily housekeeping
Management of a small team 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

 The successful candidate will be:

Ensuring the highest standards of merchandising and inventory control are maintained.
Sales focused and accountable for providing great customer service
Reliable and have a keen eye for detail around the customer’s experience in your department.

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: Phil Hammer, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 31st August 2020