Come and work for us
We are looking for someone who wishes to pursue a career in horticulture with the opportunity for qualifications upto NVQ level 3. This is a unique and rare opportunity to work in a real plantsmans nursery with over 15,000 different varieties in stock.
Duties will include:
Water, weed, prune and maintain a wide range of nursery stock.
Assist in setting out of stock throughout the garden centre.
Assist customers throughout the garden centre.
Assist with deliveries and picking lists.
General duties throughout the centre.
You must be able to work in all weathers
You will have a keen interest in this field of work
You will have a good level of fitness
You will be able to use own initiative
You will be able to work well within a team
Must have a willingness to learn
Things to consider
Due to our location you will either need your own transport or a reliable lift.
We are looking for a passionate individual with a joy for cooking to join our kitchen team. We are looking for individuals with the flare for catering who enjoy creating mouth-watering dishes for customers to enjoy. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn in a busy café environment.
We serve a Mediterranean menu with a focus on healthy eating. There is no meat on our menu and everything is prepared from scratch using fresh ingredients and where possible using fresh produce from the kitchen garden at Larch Cottage.
The position includes a mixture of daytime shifts including weekends.
Duties to include:
Basic food preparation
Maintaining safety and hygiene kitchen environment
Plating food for service
Carrying out basic food preparation activities
Willing to learn and follow instructions
Able to work on own initiative and work as part of a team
Eager to learn and committed to learning
Consistent approach to tasks and working methods
Committed to deliver positive outcomes
Reliable and trustworthy
Passion for the industry
High quality standards
Proactive and curious
High standards of personal hygiene
GCSEs A*-C or the equivalent in core subjects
Depending on how well you work throughout your apprenticeship you may be taken on after and even get the chance to progress to the next level.
Front of House Manager
Person required to supervise ‘front of house’ in our busy day time Mediterranean – bistro style restaurant. You will be responsible for leading a small team and ensuring all aspects are kept to the highest standard.
You must have a passion for good food and good service.
You must be able organise and lead by example, this is very much a hands on role.
Good communication skills are essential.
You must be able to work with your own initiative and require limited supervision.
You will be responsible for training and overseeing a small team.
You must be flexible to help out in all areas of the restaurant if required.
Daytime hours: normal hours between 8am-5pm, 5 days out of 7. May be longer during busy periods.
Full time permanent position.
Must have experience in a similar role.
Updated 3rd July 2018
We are always keen to meet friendly and energetic people who would like to join our team.
If you wish to be considered for any future positions, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org