Employment

To apply for any of the positions listed please send an application form, CV and covering letter to:

hr@woodcotegreen.com

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As a thriving, forward thinking, award winning business we are always seeking dedicated, dynamic and friendly people of all ages to join our team.

A large proportion of our full time members of staff started as weekend employees; hopefully that says something about our company in itself!

In order to apply for any position, please complete the company application form which can be downloaded from this page and email it to hr@woodcotegreen.com along with your CV. (Please note that our application must be completed and saved using Adobe Reader.)

We pride ourselves in responding to all applications, whether they are successful or not. At this time of year we are inundated with applications, therefore please bear with us and we will get back to you in due course. 

 

Part Time Cook – 3 days per week
Up to £8.85 per hour + staff discount and 28 days holiday (pro-rata to days worked)

We are looking for an experienced Cook to join our growing team.

Duties will involve working in all areas of the kitchen preparing high quality breakfast and lunch orders whilst maintaining high Health & Safety and food hygiene standards. In return we will offer solid training and career progression in a friendly and challenging environment.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working in a busy, high volume kitchen and be passionate about creating and serving good food made from fresh, seasonal ingredients. Experience of using a griddle during breakfast and lunch service is essential, as well as having a flexible 'can do' attitude.

This is a part time role (24 hours per week) with shift times ranging between 7am and 8pm. You will be required to work a minimum of 1 weekend day per week and some Bank Holidays, but no split shift work is required. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please note this is not a summer holiday position - this is a position with a view to be permanent.
 

Full Time Kitchen Porter – Pot Wash
Up to £8.00 gross per hour dependant on experience + staff discount, 28 days holiday per annum.

We are seeking an individual to work within our kitchen area helping support the Duty Chefs with the smooth day to day running of the department. Duties will include using detergent, rinsing, and sanitising chemicals to clean dishes, inspecting and stacking cleaned items as well as assisting the kitchen team by ensuring we continuously maintain our high standards of cleanliness. The successful applicant will also be responsible for the daily maintenance of the dishwashing machines.

This position will involve working 35 hours per week over 1 weekend day and 4 week days (including some bank holidays) with opportunities for additional hours at peak times. Shifts will range between 8am and 8pm. Salary dependant on experience.

Please note this is not a summer holiday position - this is a position with a view to be permanent. 

 

Full Time Front of House Assistant – 35 hours per week
Up to £8 gross per hour dependant on experience
Benefits: Staff discount and 28 days holiday per annum (pro rata to worked hours)

We currently require an additional team member to work within our Terrace Coffee Shop.

Duties will include but are not limited to the following:
• Providing our visitors with a professional service, falling in line with the Woodcote Green brand standards.
• Serving customers at the till
• Operating coffee machines
• Delivering food to tables
• Clearing tables

As this is a customer focused role we are looking for candidates with a friendly and cheerful disposition. Experience would be an advantage but is not essential.

Shifts range from 8am – 8pm. All positions require working 1 weekend day per week and some Bank Holidays will be compulsory. Salary dependant on experience.

Please note this is not a summer holiday position - this is a position with a view to be permanent.

 

Full Time General Assistant – Aquatics
£14,000 to £17,500 per annum + paid overtime, staff discount and 28 days holiday (pro-rata)

We are currently looking to fill a vacancy within our Aquatics division. Duties will include catching fish, giving advice on pond care, tanks and set ups, maintenance of the fish tanks and fish health, plus serving customers on the tills and restocking the shop floor.

The successful candidate must have a keen interest in Aquatics and knowledge of pond setups, water features etc is essential. Previous experience of working in a similar retail outlet would also be beneficial.

This is a full time role (40 hours) which includes working 1 weekend day per week. Shift times range between 8am and 9pm as some assistance with replenishment shifts will be expected. Some Bank Holidays will be required. Salary commensurate with experience.

 

Full Time General Assistant – Gardening and Pet Supplies
£14,000 to £17,500 per annum + paid overtime, staff discount and 28 days holiday per annum

We require an additional team member to work within our Horticultural Sundries division. This position would primarily involve serving customers, stock replenishment and working on the till. The ideal candidate will have an up to date knowledge of plants and experience of working in the Garden Centre industry.

This position will involve working 1 weekend day and 4 week days (40 hours) with overtime available at peak times. Shifts range between 6am and 9pm as some assistance with out of hours replenishment will be required. You will be required to work some bank holidays. Salary commensurate with experience.
 

Part Time Shop Floor Assistant – Christmas department (32 hours per week/4 days)
Up to £8 gross per hour + staff discount and 28 days holiday per annum (pro-rata).
Fixed term contract until 13th January 2019

We currently have an opportunity available for an enthusiastic individual to join our Christmas department. The ideal candidate will have previous retail experience and a good customer manner. This customer facing role involves helping customers, putting out Christmas stock, merchandising and generally working with the shop floor team. You will also be expected to work on the tills serving customers when required.

This position will involve working 1 weekend day and 3 week days (32 hours) with overtime available at peak times. Shifts range between 7am and 9pm as assistance with out of hour’s replenishment will be expected. Salary commensurate with experience.

 

Seasonal weekend positions – fixed term contracts until January 2019
7 – 10 hours per week (dependant on division) – hourly rate to be discussed on interview

We have a small number of part time vacancies within the following departments:
• Catering
• Plants
• Gardening & Pet Supplies
• Indoor Living/Giftware
• Drive Thru Express / Landscapes

For Catering, these positions will include the clearing tables, food service, working the tills, making hot drinks and working as part of the front of house team in our busy Terrace coffee shop and Waterfall café.

For the rest of the positions duties will include stock replenishment, assisting customers, working the tills and general shop floor maintenance.

Shift times will range between 7am – 8pm and all applicants must be available and willing to work a full weekend day each week. Some bank holidays will be required.
 

Hurry – last spaces available!
£15 per hour for payrolled staff
£20 per hour for those who are self-employed

Time is running out and we only have limited spaces remaining for those who wish to play the part of the big man himself in our Christmas Grotto!

We are looking for hardworking and cheerful staff to work in our Grotto this late November/December 2018. If you would like to join us and play a vital part of our operation then you will be a friendly communicator, reliable and have the ability to work in a very busy fast paced environment.

If you do want to fill those ‘big black boots’ then your daily duties will include talking and listening to children, giving out Christmas presents and posing for photographs.

There are not many slots left, so if you would like to be a part of the best Santa’s grotto around this year then please apply via the application form you can download to the left of this advert.

Minimum of 15 hours per week including at least 1 weekend day per week. Shifts range from 8am - 7pm.