More than just a garden centre

Chelsham  01883 622340
info@knights-gc.co.uk

Woldingham  01883 653142
info@knights-gc.co.uk

Plant guarantee

We offer a one year Plant Guarantee on all our hardy trees and shrubs

Job opportunities

Restaurant Supervisor (Full Time)

We’re looking for an experienced, Restaurant Supervisor to work alongside our manager. The Supervisors position would be to coordinate the day-to-day running of The Dene at our Garden Centre Restaurant, which is set in beautiful surroundings.

The successful applicant will need to have a positive mindset with a problem solver mentality and a can-do attitude is essential. As a successful applicant you will need, supervisory skills and experience in both front and back of house. We would like you to know how to oversee the restaurant, have attention to detail, communicate with customers and the front of house team.

Back of house supervisory experience is also essential, as you’ll be assisting in hiring qualified staff, overseeing the kitchen and make sure we comply with HACCP and health and safety regulations.

We will expect you to lead by example as you will be a full working member of the team. Ultimately, you will ensure our restaurant runs smoothly and customers have a pleasant dining experience.

·       Restaurant supervisory experience is essential

·       Effectively delegate responsibilities and maximize resources

·       Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

·       Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently

·       Willingness to work during peak hours, including weekends, and holidays and some evenings

·       Decisiveness

·       Attention to details

 

Benefits:

·       Free on site parking

·       Discount in the main garden centre once probationary period has been completed

Food and Beverage Waitress/Waiter (Full Time/Part Time)

We are looking for a catering assistant for The Dene Restaurant at Knights Garden Centre in Woldingham. No experience is necessary as training will be given, but you must be good with people, go the extra mile and be able to provide excellent customer service.

We are looking for people who can work 5 days out of 7 and weekends are required (full time). Part time may be available but weekends will also be required.

Benefits:

·       On-site parking

·       Discount in the main garden centre once probation has been completed

·       28 days holiday (includes Bank holiday allocation)

 

Plant Area Assistant  (FullTime)

We are looking for a hardworking person to join the plant team at our Woldingham Centre. The candidate must be outgoing and well presented, friendly, able to quickly build a good relationship with customers and enjoy the enthusiasm our customers have for gardening.

Please note that due to the nature of the role that heavy lifting is required.

Duties will include:

·       ‪Receiving and processing weekly deliveries of plants.

·       Customer service and sales

·       Helping customers with general gardening queries.

·       ‪Maintaining plant displays and creating attractive new displays

·       ‪Ensuring the retail space is presentable for customers

·       ‪Stock management including watering of plants

·       ‪Outdoor working required in all weather conditions, physically fit and able to handle heavy stock

 

Training and support will be given to assist the candidate develop their knowledge of plants and plant care.

Working hours will include weekends and Bank Holidays as required.

Benefits:

·       Discount in the main garden centre once probation has been completed

·       Free parking on site

·       Uniform provided

Garden Care Assistant  (Full Time)

We are looking for a full-time Garden Care Assistant to join our friendly team at our Woldingham centre.

This is a varied position including goods in/out, working in the compost sales area and as a shop assistant. You will also be required to support other departments when necessary and be willing to work as part of a team.

Working alternate weekends and Bank Holidays is a requirement.

It would be helpful if you already have forklift experience.


Benefits:

·       On-site parking

·       Staff discount

·       Uniform provided