Staplehurst Vacancies

Thank you for visiting our Staplehurst 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.


Description: An opportunity has arisen for a talented Cook to join the team on a part time basis in our green café which is very popular destination within the Garden Centre.  You will be responsible for overseeing the smooth and efficient running of the small but busy cafe kitchen in the absence of the Chef. Produce consistently good quality, inspirational, fresh food from scratch, be able to work under pressure and be willing to take responsibility.

Hours of work: Average of 24 hours each week –  Monday, Tuesday and alternate weekends

Skills and Experience: The successful applicant will:

– have experience of working in a similar role within a busy catering environment
– have a flair for producing outstanding food to a high standard
– be up to date with current Health and Safety and Environmental Health Legislation
– be an excellent team player
– have great communication skills
– have a proactive flexible approach and the ability to take responsibility and ownership
– be willing to support with wash up if needed and take responsibility for cleaning down the kitchen at the end of the day

Pay and Benefits: Competitive rates of pay, free parking on site, uniform and then after a qualifying period:

– Generous employee discount
– Healthcare scheme
– Opportunity to join a contributory personal pension scheme

To apply: Please download the application form below and once complete return to the Human Resources Department, The Millbrook Garden Company, Tubwell Lane, Jarvis Brook, Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 3RJ or by email to

Please note that only applications received on our application form will be accepted.

Job Description: cook – staplehurst 2019.pdf

Closing Date: Tuesday 5th March 2019

Interview Date: TBC

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

Download application form application form 2017.pdf