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Garden Centre Assistant(s) - Part Time

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Garden Centre AssistantAbout Us

At Crafty Gardens we are passionate about plants and providing excellent customer service, to helping our customers to achieve their gardening goals. Whether that’s an ambitious outdoor project or adding some summer colour to their outside space.

Due to continued growth we require Garden Centre Assistants to join our dedicated team and assist with the sales of our vast plant range and landscaping products.

The Benefits

- Wage £8.91 per hour
- Annual Holidays
- Staff Discount Scheme

If you have a real passion for plants of all kinds and experience of working in a garden centre or department, this is a fantastic opportunity to transform your enthusiasm into a flourishing career.

We believe that plants bring joy, beauty and wellbeing to the world. If you share these values and are looking to join a forward-thinking company that will support your growth, we’d love to hear from you.

The Role

As a Garden Centre Plant Assistant, you will deliver an exceptional service to customers and maximise plant sales.
You will use your outstanding knowledge to advise customers on plant care and encourage purchases.

Other duties include:

- Planting
- Labelling stock plants
- Moving stock
- Processing orders / packing orders
- Picking customer orders
- Watering
- Assisting with deliveries
- Maintaining a clean and tidy workplace

About You

To join us as a Garden Centre Assistant, you will need:

  • Experience of working in a garden centre or garden department within a larger retail store (2 years)
  • Customer service experience (2 years)
  • Have a passion and strong understanding of bedding plants and shrubs
  • Fantastic communication skills
  • Experience in planting hanging baskets and planters.

Due to our location, a full and valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle would be beneficial. A qualification in a horticultural related subject would also be an advantage.

Other desirable criteria:

  • FLT Certificate
  • Experience in using EPOS systems 

Other organisations may call this role Plant Area Assistant, Garden Department Assistant, Garden Centre Assistant, Retail Assistant, Plant Shop Assistant, or Plant Department Assistant.

At Crafty Gardens we are an equal opportunities employer, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Garden Centre Assistant, please apply.

Closing date for all applications is Sunday 28th February.

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