Gravesend Vacancies

Thank you for visiting our Gravesend vacancies Page. If the opportunities advertised below are not for you then we always welcome applications from people with previous Garden Centre, Retail, Catering or Sales experience who are committed to delivering exceptional customer service.

Please note that we will only respond to speculative applications by email, therefore please ensure this is included on your application.

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Seasonal Garden Centre Assistants for the Plant Area

We are looking for two Garden Centre Assistants to join us in the plant area on a seasonal basis.  You will be part of a team responsible for delivering exceptional service to our customers.  You will take an active role in plant care including; watering, pruning, weeding and ensuring our displays are always full of top quality plants.  You will need to enjoy being outside whatever the weather, be outgoing, flexible and love engaging with people.

Hours of work

The two seasonal positions available will commence in March and continue until the end of September 2021:

1) An average of 39.75 hours each week including alternate weekend working and every Thursday off

2) An average of 30 hours each week working every Mon, Weds and Friday plus alternate weekends

Skills and Experience: This is a physically demanding role where heavy lifting is involved, you will be on your feet throughout your shift, moving stock and assisting customers.  In addition, the successful applicants will:

  • Have a real passion for plants with good knowledge and identifcation skills
  • Preferably have RHS certification
  • Preferably have previous experience of working in a similar customer facing role within a retail environment
  • Confident customer service skills with a commitment to delivering exceptional service at all times
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A flexible and proactive approach

Pay and Benefits:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Opportunity to join a Personal Pension Scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking on site

To Apply: Please download the application form below and once complete forward to the Human Resources Department, The Millbrook Garden Company Limited, Tubwell Lane, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 3RJ or by email to recruitment@millbrookgc.co.uk

Please specify on your application form which position you are applying for.

Job description: Garden Centre Assistant

Application form

Closing date: Sunday 7th March 2021

Interview date: Thursday 11th March and Monday 15th March 2021

The recruitment process will adhere to strict coronavirus guidelines with the selection process taking place virtually.

Correspondence will be by telephone and email so please provide a contact number and email address on your application form.


Seasonal Garden Centre Assistant for the Sundries Area

We have an opportunity for a Garden Centre Assistant to join us on a seasonal basis in the sundries area.  You will be part of a team working primarily in store delivering exceptional service, merchandising stock and assisting our customers.

Hours of work:

The seasonal position will commence in March and continue until the end of September 2021:

Working an average of 30 hours weekly to include 3 days during the week and alternate weekends

Skills and Experience: This is a physically demanding role where you will be on your feet throughout your shift, moving stock and advising customers.  In addition, the successful applicant will:

  • Have strong proven knowledge of garden chemicals, composts, plant pests and diseases.
  • Preferably have previous experience of working in a similar customer facing role within a retail environment
  • Confident customer service skills with a commitment to delivering exceptional service at all times
  • Have an outgoing personality with strong communication skills
  • A flexible and proactive approach

Pay and Benefits:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Opportunity to join a Personal Pension Scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking on site

To Apply: Please download the application form below and once complete forward to the Human Resources Department, The Millbrook Garden Company Limited, Tubwell Lane, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 3RJ or by email to recruitment@millbrookgc.co.uk

Job description: Garden Centre Assistant

Application form

Closing date: Sunday 7th March 2021

Interview date: Thursday 11th March and Monday 15th March 2021

The recruitment process will adhere to strict coronavirus guidelines with the selection process taking place virtually.

Correspondence will be by telephone and email so please provide a contact number and email address on your application form.