Recruitment

Positions available at our Betchworth Centre:

1. Garden Shop 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

 

 

Positions Available at our Nags Hall Centre

 

1. 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

 

2. 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

 

3. Accounts Assistant

We are a long-established family-based garden centre business with two busy garden centres and online web shop. An opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Assistant to assist the Finance Director, in our busy and friendly accounting office.

Day-to-day duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Handling sales invoices, receipts, income, and payments.
  • Preparing financial statements to reflect income and expenses.
  • Completing tax returns, such as value-added tax returns.
  • Take control of purchase and sales ledgers and assist with month-end processes.
  • Assisting with the preparation of annual statements.
  • Dealing directly with our trade customers and handling queries relating to invoices and other accounting issues.
  • Reconciling bank statements and the general ledger.
  • Contribute to the smooth running of the account office, Performing, administrative duties, including filing, photocopying.

Skills and qualifications required:

  • You will need to have a thorough understanding and experience of accounting and bookkeeping practices ideally using Sage accounting software.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to effectively deal with customers, colleagues, and Managers. Enjoy working within a friendly supportive team, but also the confidence to work independently when required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate financial data and make recommendations
  • Ability to maintain and improve business and client relationships
  • Excellent organisational and administration skills

 

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


Douglas Knight
Knights Nags Hall
Godstone Road
Godstone
Surrey
RH9 8DB

Or Email – doug@knights-centres.co.uk