Recruitment

Positions available at our Betchworth Centre:

1. Dry Goods Retail Sales Assistant

We are looking for a Full Time Sales Assistant in the Garden Shop at our Betchworth Centre

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to own a role, work independently and make an impact.

The successful candidate will need to be:-

  • Passionate about delivering excellent customer service.
  • Organised, tidy and have an eye for detail.
  • Have strong product knowledge and a background in retail.
  • Able to work effectively and reliably when unsupervised.
  • Physically fit and able to handle heavy stock.
  • Have a love of plants and all things related to gardening.

Responsibilities will include:-

  • Ordering, pricing, merchandising and stock control.
  • Using an EPOS system to receive and process weekly deliveries of dry goods, tools, equipment, fertilisers and chemicals.
  • Advising customers on general gardening queries.
  • Ensuring the retail space is presentable, tidy and easily shopable for customers.
  • Supporting the store management team in daily operations.

A relevant horticulture qualification and previous experience in a retail garden centre would be an advantage.

Training and support will be given to develop or acquire the knowledge to carry out your job role.

Working hours will include weekends and Bank Holidays as required.

Please send your CV and covering letter to:

Knights Betchworth
Station Road
Betchworth
Surrey
RH3 7DF

or email: 

FAO Garden Shop

 

2. Outdoor Plant Sales Assistant
This is the ideal opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic plant sales person to work within our plant area at Knights Plant Centre in Betchworth Surrey.
Plant retailing and a sound knowledge of plants and horticulture is required.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about plants and enjoys working as part of a team.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Communicating your love of plants to our customers, establishing and maintaining customer relationships and understanding individual needs.
  • Processing customer orders and ordering stock.
  • Working with a computer-controlled stock system (experience not essential – full training will be given).
  • Supporting other staff as and when required.


In order to succeed in the role, you must:

  • Have a keen interest in horticulture and a sound knowledge of plants.
  • Able to communicate confidently with people at all levels.
  • Be self-motivated, organised and able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Be able to work alternate weekends.
  • Computer proficient

Please send your CV with a covering letter detailing your relevant experience to:-


Andy Knight
Knights Plant Centre
Station Road
Betchworth
Surrey
RH3 7DF

Or Email – andy@knights-centres.co.uk


Remuneration will reflect your knowledge and experience

 

 

Positions Available at our Nags Hall Centre

1. Garden Centre Delivery Driver

We are currently looking for a team player to fill the position of Delivery Driver, based at our Nags Hall site in Godstone.

You will be responsible for ensuring timely delivery of goods to customers on predetermined routes, including reviewing orders prior to delivery, loading and unloading deliveries and providing exceptional customer service.  This job involves the lifting and carrying of heavy items. You will also be required to assemble furniture, BBQs and sheds either on site or at the customer’s address, and work in the Garden Centre when required.  You will be expected to take accountability for the health and safety of both yourself and your colleagues, by following company policies and procedures at all times.


A full clean UK Driving Licence is essential, and you must be 25 years of age or over due to Insurance restrictions.

Hours are 37.5 hours per week and will include every Saturday.

Please send your CV and covering letter to 

Knights Nags Hall
Oxted Road
Godstone
Surrey
RH9 8DB

FAO Sarah Penn

or email: sarah.penn@knights-centres.co.uk

 

2. Pet Barn Sales Assistant

We are currently looking for a full time/part-time, motivated and enthusiastic retail assistant to work within our award winning Pet Barn at Nags Hall.

The ideal candidate will have customer service experience and practical knowledge of household pets.  Additional knowledge of cold water fish and aquatic plants would be an advantage.

Please note that heavy lifting is involved with this position.

Please send your CV and covering letter to:

Gina Slape, Pet Barn Manager

gina@knights-centres.co.uk

 

3. Front of House Team Members - Walled Garden Restaurant

We are looking for friendly, confident individuals to join our restaurant and coffee shop team.

We provide full support and training in an enjoyable and rewarding work environment.

We offer a competitive salary and all the service charges our distributed to our valued team.

We are open 7 days a week and we are looking for applicants to work on a full time and part-time basis.

Responsibilities:

Take food and drink orders and engage with customers in a friendly manner.

Prepare drinks, write customer food orders on order slips, and enter into till system for transmission to kitchen staff.

Ensure tables are enjoying their meals.

Collect payments from tables.

 

Please contact Alex by email on:

walledgarden@knights-centres.co.uk

or phone Nags Hall on 01883 742275 and ask for Alex in the Walled Garden

 

4. Trainee Chef - Walled Garden Restaurant

We are looking to recruit a trainee chef for the Walled Garden Restaurant at Nags Hall.

All food will be freshly prepared on a daily basis for our restaurant and coffee shop and menus will change according to the season.

Requirements

You will be preparing food and doing basic cooking, under the supervision of the more experienced chefs. You will be handling deliveries and stock rotation and be responsible for maintaining high standards of hygiene. We will reward your ambition as you learn and develop your skills as a chef, with opportunities in new restaurant ventures in the wider company.

We are open 7 days a week and we are looking for applicants to work on a full time or part-time basis.

We offer a competitive salary and all the service charges our distributed to our valued team.

 

Please contact Alex by email on:

walledgarden@knights-centres.co.uk