Garden Centre Assistant, Broadview Garden Centre

  • Location: Broadview Garden Centre, Hadlow
  • Salary: £15,961 - £17,391 per annum, pro rata
  • Status: 5.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. Sundays, 9:45am – 4:00pm
  • Closing date: 22 Oct 2019

We are seeking a customer focused assistant to work in our Garden Centre located in Hadlow. The post holder will be required to undertake a range of duties associated with the day to day running and operation of the Garden Centre: - this includes providing excellent customer service whilst assisting our customers, replenishing stock, till work, cashing up and general housekeeping. Some manual labour is also involved.

The successful candidate will need to hold excellent customer service skills and have an interest in a range of associated Garden Centre activities.  They will be responsible for maintaining the plant area to a high standard, including watering and plant maintenance.

We are looking for a team player who can promote and sell goods and provide a high level of customer service at the Garden Centre. The post holder may also be required to work in the Farm Shop and Nursery of required.

In return, the College offers many benefits including access to competitive pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement pro rata (30 days plus Bank Holiday and 3 statutory days at Christmas), free car parking, Health Cash Plan and Childcare Vouchers.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Where applicable, a prohibition check will be carried out.

To apply for this job, please complete an application form. The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website, www.hadlow.ac.uk. Alternatively, you can request an application pack by emailing jobs@hadlow.ac.uk or telephoning 01732 853616. You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.

Please return completed application forms to jobs@hadlow.ac.uk

The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is Tuesday, 22nd October 2019.

When applying for this role, please reference this job board as your application source when asked.

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed:  therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.

For more information please contact jobs@hadlow.ac.uk in the first instance or call 01732 853616 if you would like to discuss this further.

Hadlow College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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