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Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Cash Office Assistant – Temporary (Medium-Term Cover)

Hourly rate: Meets National Minimum Wage

Starting January/February for medium-term cover, you will be contracted for 2-3 months in the cash office at Planters Garden Centre. Training will take place in January 2018 in preparation for a January/February start.

As a Cash Office Assistant for a busy garden centre operating 7 days a week. Your duties will include reconciling tills and preparing the tills for the following day. A good all round knowledge of computers will be advantageous but operational knowledge of Microsoft Excel will be required. You will collate daily sales and input the data into Excel spreadsheets therefore attention to detail is key. You will be able to display a high standard of Mathematics. The ideal candidate will be experienced in cash handling for a retail environment.

Interested applicants should apply in writing with a copy of your CV and covering letter to:

Sarah Faulkner – Garden Centre Manager
Planters Garden Centre
Woodlands Farm
Trinity Road
Tamworth
Staffordshire
B78 2EY

Or by email to: info@plantersgc.com

Closing date for applications: 8th January 2018

Sky Trail Adventure & Events Co-ordinator

We are looking for a very special person to take on this exciting and challenging role.

We require a well motivated individual that has outstanding people skills and the ability to organise themselves and ensure the smooth planning and organisation of the day to day operation of our “Sky Trail Adventure” attraction and 2018 events calendar (to include our 2018 Santa’s Grotto).

You will be required to not only ensure the smooth daily running of the Sky Trail but play an important role in the development, advertising and promotion of our events on site.

The care and safety of our visitors will be of paramount importance. Therefore the need to abide by and rigorously enforce the Health and Safety policy in a fun, understanding but caring way to all age groups and abilities will be an essential part of the role.

It is very likely that we shall be encouraging group visits to the site. Therefore you must be able to give clear instructions to larger groups of people in a confident and friendly manner. The training of new and existing staff will also be your responsibility.

This position will of course involve week day and weekend work and an increased work load during school holidays and key seasonal events.

You don’t have to be ultra fit but at times it could be physically challenging and you will need a good head for heights!

We will provide the mandatory Health, Safety and First Aid training with a CRB check as standard.

If you would like to be considered for this exciting role please apply in writing to:

Sarah Faulkner (Garden Centre Manager)
Planters Garden Centre
Woodlands Farm
Trinity Road
Freasley
Tamworth
Staffordshire
B78 2EY

Closing date for applications Sunday 7th January 2017

Cook / Chef

Cook/Chef working weekdays and weekends.
Applicants must be 16 and older and have finished school. Applicants must send in their CV’s to restaurant@plantersgc.com or by post with a covering letter to:
Simon Wilkes
Planters Garden Centre
Trinity Road
Tamworth
Staffordshire
B78 2EY

Closing Date: 24th November 2017

Dog Grooming Assistant

We’re looking for a part time dog grooming assistant.

Your hours will be Thursdays 9:00 am – 5:30 pm and Fridays 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, and  you’ll work alternate weekends Saturday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm and Sunday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm. Late nights on a rota basis may be possible.

You must be confident to interact with customers, take payments, answer phones, book appointments, bath and dry dogs, cut nails and keep the salon clean and tidy in-between grooms.

 

Please apply in writing with a CV and covering letter to: Pooch Parlour, Planters Garden Centre, Woodlands Farm, Trinity Road, Freasley, Tamworth, Staffordshire. B78 2EY.

Alternatively, please email your CV and covering letter to info@plantersgc.com

Entertainment Assistant

We’re looking for enthusiastic, friendly and theatrical people who enjoy working with and entertaining children.

You need the ability to run several activities and work both independently and within a team of people.

The role will be based mainly outside and will require you to wear a theatrical costume. You will be expected to answer customer queries whilst staying in full character and provide photo opportunities for our guests.

GCSEs in English and Maths are required.

You will have the potential to develop into other entertainment areas.

This job is great for some extra money over the October half term.

 

Please apply in writing with a CV and covering letter to: Bethany Ingram, Planters Garden Centre, Woodlands Farm, Trinity Road, Freasley, Tamworth, Staffordshire. B78 2EY.

Alternatively, please email your CV and covering letter to info@plantersgc.com