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Posted on 30th April 2019

Garden Centre/ Nursery Assistant – Seasonal Part Time

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly customer focused individual that enjoys working outdoors and has a genuine interest in plants. The right applicant will have a can-do attitude and is looking for a new challenge and personal growth. Any horticultural qualifications would be desirable but not essential.

The Nursery Assistants are responsible for the day to day work in the retail areas as well as delivering high standards of customer service. You will work as part of the team to ensure a smooth and efficient operation.

Main duties may include:

  • Assisting customers and maintaining a high standard of customer service at all times, which includes answering questions and enquiries.
  • Replenishing stock as necessary.
  • Maintaining plants and other products and ensuring good rotation.
  • Operating the tills.
  • Helping out with deliveries of goods in.
  • Becoming competent with our in-house stock system for labelling, plant look up etc.

We operate as a family business giving the ‘personal touch’ and dealing with customer’s needs on an individual basis, trying to achieve a quality experience for all.

Part Time, Seasonal Position.  We are looking for cover particularly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

 

Seasonal Front of House Staff Required – Full Time/Part-time. (There is a possibility that this may become a permanent position).

We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated individuals to join the team in our busy Mediterranean, bistro style restaurant.

Duties will be varied and involve all aspects of working in our restaurant including taking orders, waiting on, washing up, making drinks, food preparation, cleaning, till work etc

You must be honest, reliable, hardworking and have good communication skills to ensure working practices are kept to a high standard. You must be a team player and have good customer skills.

You must have a passion for good food and good service and must be able to work under pressure during busy periods.

You must be able to work with your own initiative and require limited supervision.

We are a Daytime Restaurant with normal working hours between 8am-5pm.

Full time and Part Time applications will be considered. Please state on your application what your ideal working hours/pattern would be.

 

For all vacancies, please submit a letter or email with your application explaining what interests you to the role and describing your relevant experience.

Please note we are located outside of Penrith and are not on a public transport route and therefore your own transport is essential.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Please email CV’s to – jo@larchcottage.co.uk 

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