Vacancies

  • FULL TIME KITCHEN SUPERVISOR

We have a fantastic opportunity for a hands-on Kitchen Supervisor Cook to join our team in The Evergreen Restaurant within Carpenders Park Garden Centre, Watford. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record in maintaining standards, training their teams, a great work ethic and a serious passion for cooking. As we are a busy restaurant, you must be ready to work under pressure and be able to stand the usual heat of the kitchen. This position offers very convenient working hours between 8am-5.30pm and two days off per week (one weekend day and one week day dependant on rota).

About the job:

Permanent position
This position is 40-45 hours per week. Two days off per week (one weekend day and one weekday dependant on rota).
Key responsibilities include:

Leading the team within the Kitchen
Preparing meals
Simple baking
Setting kitchen up for breakfast and lunch
Checking and maintaining kitchen equipment
Stock take
Ordering ingredients and negotiating with suppliers
Reporting to the Manager
Quality control
Ensuring kitchen hygeine and dealing with Environmental Health Inspections
Cleaning
Adhering to company policies and procedures
How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to info@carpenders.co.uk or hand it in to us and note for the attention of the 'HR Department'

Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.

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  • FULL TIME FRONT OF HOUSE SUPERVISOR 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a hands on Front of House Supervisor to join our team in The Evergreen Restaurant within Carpenders Park Garden Centre, Watford. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record in maintaining standards, training their teams, a great work ethic and a serious passion for customer service and catering. As we are a busy restaurant, you must be ready to work under pressure and be able to stand the usual heat of the kitchen. This position offers very convenient working hours between 8am-5.30pm.

About the job:

Permanent position
This position is 40-45 hours per week. Two days off per week
Leading the front of house team
Preparing drinks and snacks
Setting up front of house for breakfast and lunch
Checking and maintaining FOH equipment
Stock take
Reporting to the Manager
Quality control
Ensuring FOH hygiene and dealing with Environmental Health Inspections
Cleaning
Adhering to company policies and procedures
We offer a competitive salary, staff discount and free staff car parking.

This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to info@carpenders.co.uk or hand it in to us and note for the attention of the 'HR Department'. Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.

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  • FULL TIME ASSISTANT COOK

We have a fantastic opportunity for a hands on Kitchen Cook to join our team in The Evergreen Restaurant within Carpenders Park Garden Centre, Watford. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record in maintaining standards, a great work ethic and a serious passion for cooking. As we are a busy restaurant, you must be ready to work under pressure and be able to stand the usual heat of the kitchen.

About the job:

Permanent position
This position is 40-45 hours per week. Two days off per week
Preparing meals
Simple baking
Setting kitchen up for breakfast and lunch
Checking and maintaining kitchen equipment
Stock take
Reporting to the Manager
Quality control
Cleaning
Adhering to company policies and procedures
We offer a competitive salary, staff discount and free staff car parking.

This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to info@carpenders.co.uk or hand it in to us and note for the attention of the 'HR Department'. Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.

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  • PART TIME ASSISTANT COOK

We have a fantastic opportunity for a hands on Kitchen Cook to join our team in The Evergreen Restaurant within Carpenders Park Garden Centre, Watford. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record in maintaining standards, a great work ethic and a serious passion for cooking. As we are a busy restaurant, you must be ready to work under pressure and be able to stand the usual heat of the kitchen.

About the job:

Permanent position
This position is 20-25 hours per week. Two days off per week
Preparing meals
Simple baking
Setting kitchen up for breakfast and lunch
Checking and maintaining kitchen equipment
Stock take
Reporting to the Manager
Quality control
Cleaning
Adhering to company policies and procedures
We offer a competitive salary, staff discount and free staff car parking.

This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to info@carpenders.co.uk or hand it in to us and note for the attention of the 'HR Department'. Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.
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  • PART TIME POT WASH STAFF 
We have a fantastic opportunity for a pot wash member of staff to join our team in The Evergreen Restaurant within Carpenders Park Garden Centre, Watford. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record in maintaining standards, a fantastic eye for detail and able to work in a fast paced environment. As we are a busy restaurant, you must be ready to work under pressure and be able to stand the usual heat of the kitchen. This position offers very convenient working hours.

The successful applicant:

Must be hard working
Must be able to work under pressure
Must be organised
Must be able to stand long hours
Must be able to work weekends and bank holidays
Essential Skills / Experience:

Maturity and attention to detail
Excellent organisational skills
Be physically fit & capable to lift and position heavy stock
Have a high level of integrity and honesty
Be self-motivated
Work well as part of a team
Applicants should be enthusiastic and self-motivated
We offer a competitive salary, staff discount and free staff car parking.

This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to info@carpenders.co.ukor hand it in to us and note for the attention of the 'HR Department'. Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.
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  • FULL TIME SHOP ASSISTANT 
About the Role

As a shop assistant, you will be part of the team that ensures the shop is run smoothly. You will be serving on the sales counter, assisting customers to help identify the best products for their needs and providing excellent customer service throughout. This is a close-knit team, and you will be happy to support in other areas of the business as and when required. You will have a passion for customer service and want to provide the best advice to everyone you speak to. You will have experience in a retail background. Having an interest in gardening is most important.

5 Days per week
Full-time
Permanent
Bank Holiday Cover Required
This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to info@carpenders.co.uk or hand it in to us and note for the attention of the 'HR Department'. Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.
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  • PART TIME SHOP ASSISTANT
 About the Role

As a shop assistant, you will be part of the team that ensures the shop is run smoothly. You will be serving on the sales counter, assisting customers to help identify the best products for their needs and providing excellent customer service throughout. This is a close-knit team, and you will be happy to support in other areas of the business as and when required. You will have a passion for customer service and want to provide the best advice to everyone you speak to. You will have experience in a retail background. Having an interest in gardening is most important.

3 Days per week
Part-time
Bank Holiday Cover Required
This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to info@carpenders.co.uk or hand it in to us and note for the attention of the 'HR Department'. Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.
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  • FULL TIME SHOP SUPERVISOR
 About the Role

As a shop supervisor, you will be responsible for the team daily. You will ensure the smooth running of your specific areas which is focusing on the Outdoor Living Area and Christmas Department. You will work with the retail manager to plan and create attractive displays and ensure the smooth running of the shop. Customer service is at the heart of the role and you will be confident in giving advice, handling orders and you will be happy to support in other areas of the business as and when required. You will have a passion for customer service and want to provide the best advice to everyone you speak to. You will have experience in a retail background. Having an interest in gardening is most important.

5 Days per week (Every Other Working Weekend)
Full-time
Permanent
Bank Holiday Cover Required
This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to info@carpenders.co.uk or hand it in to us and note for the attention of the 'HR Department'. Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.
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  • YARD ASSISTANT 
We are looking for a Yard Assistant to join our friendly team in the Operations Yard and Warehouse & providing part-time delivery driving cover.

5 Days per Week

Main duties:

Unloading lorries
Processing stock
Occasionally driving the company vehicle to carry out deliveries
Help to ensure the yard area is kept clean and tidy
Present yourself professionally when onsite and at customer premises
Maintaining stock levels & accurate stock rotation
Skills / experience:

Warehouse experience
Full UK Driving license – clean
Ensuring goods are suitably packed for safe transportation
Putting consignments onto computer
Excellent communication skills
Unloading deliveries & Checking goods
Maintaining stock levels
Heavy lifting
Maintaining stock/stock rotation
Desirable Attributes:

Counterbalance Forklift license
Previous experience within a warehouse environment
Multi-Drop driving experience
Applicants should be enthusiastic and self motivated. The individual should have a friendly outgoing manner and excellent customer service skills for our busy garden centre. We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, free uniform and free staff car parking. This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now! Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.
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  • PART TIME OUTDOOR PLANT AREA ASSISTANT
We are looking for an Outdoor Plant Area Assistant to join our friendly team in our Garden Centre

3 Days Per Week

(2 Weekdays + 1 Weekend Day)

In-Season (March-August) will require some extra weekends working

Bank Holiday Cover Required

Main duties:

Stock replenishment, pricing and merchandising
Maintaining plants and watering
Creating simple yet effective displays using all types of garden products to enthuse customers • Assisting customers to help identify the best products for their needs
Stock taking
General housekeeping duties including weeding and tidying outdoor areas • To take an active role in plant care including; watering, pruning and other maintenance within the plant areas
Essential Skills / Experience:

Have a real passion for plants
Provide outstanding customer service
Maturity and attention to detail
Excellent organisational skills
Be IT literate (Use of email and basic Microsoft Office programs)
Be physically fit & capable to lift and position heavy stock
Have a high level of integrity and honesty
Have good numeric and literacy skills
Have a very good phone manner
Be self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
Work well as part of a team
Maintaining stock/stock rotation
Desirable Attributes:

Have worked in a similar position
Have good plant & general horticultural knowledge
Have experience of merchandising and supplier ordering
Have sales experience
We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, free uniform and free staff car parking.

This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.
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  • FULL TIME PLANT AREA NURSERY ASSISTANT
We are looking for a plant area nursery assistant to join our friendly team in our Garden Centre

5 Days Per Week

(Alternate Working Weekends)

Permanent

Will require some extra weekends working

Bank Holiday Cover Required

Main duties:

General plant husbandry
Propagation of plants
Potting of young plants
To take an active role in plant care including; watering, pruning and other maintenance within the plant areas
Laying out plant stock in growing areas
Serving customers in our landscaping plant area
Stock taking
General housekeeping duties including weeding, sweeping, and tidying outdoor areas
Essential Skills / Experience:

Have a passion for plants and be eager and quick to learn
Be physically fit & capable to lift and position heavy stock
Be able to work in all weathers
Provide outstanding customer service
Maturity and attention to detail
Excellent organisational skills
Be IT literate
Have a high level of integrity and honesty
Have good numeric and literacy skills
Have a very good phone manner
Be self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
Work well as part of a team
Desirable Attributes:

Have worked in a similar position
Have good plant & general horticultural knowledge
Have experience of merchandising and supplier ordering
Have sales experience
We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, free uniform and free staff car parking
This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.
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  • SATURDAY SHOP ASSISTANT
About the Role

As a shop assistant, you will be part of the team that ensures the shop is run smoothly. You will be serving on the sales counter, assisting customers to help identify the best products for their needs and providing excellent customer service throughout. This is a close-knit team, and you will be happy to support in other areas of the business as and when required. You will have a passion for customer service and want to provide the best advice to everyone you speak to. Having an interest in gardening is most important.

1 Day per week (Saturday)
Part-time
Bank Holiday Cover Required
This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to info@carpenders.co.uk or hand it in to us and note for the attention of the 'HR Department'. Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.
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  • SUNDAY SHOP ASSISTANT
About the Role

As a shop assistant, you will be part of the team that ensures the shop is run smoothly. You will be serving on the sales counter, assisting customers to help identify the best products for their needs and providing excellent customer service throughout. This is a close-knit team, and you will be happy to support in other areas of the business as and when required. You will have a passion for customer service and want to provide the best advice to everyone you speak to. Having an interest in gardening is most important.

1 Day per week (Sunday)
Part-time
Bank Holiday Cover Required
This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to info@carpenders.co.uk or hand it in to us and note for the attention of the 'HR Department'. Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.
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  • SATURDAY CAR PARK ATTENDANT
About the Role

As a car park attendant, you will be part of the team that ensures the car park is maintained throughout the day. You will be collecting trolleys, assisting customers to the car with their goods, maintaining a clean and safe area and providing excellent customer service throughout. This is a close-knit team, and you will be happy to support in other areas of the business as and when required. You will have a passion for customer service.

1 Day per week (Saturday)
Part-time
Bank Holiday Cover Required
This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to info@carpenders.co.uk or hand it in to us and note for the attention of the 'HR Department'. Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.
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  • SUNDAY CAR PARK ATTENDANT
About the Role

As a car park attendant, you will be part of the team that ensures the car park is maintained throughout the day. You will be collecting trolleys, assisting customers to the car with their goods, maintaining a clean and safe area and providing excellent customer service throughout. This is a close-knit team, and you will be happy to support in other areas of the business as and when required. You will have a passion for customer service.

1 Day per week (Sunday)
Part-time
Bank Holiday Cover Required
This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to info@carpenders.co.uk or hand it in to us and note for the attention of the 'HR Department'. Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.