Current Vacancies

Full Time Coffee Shop Assistant – Paradise Park Garden Centre

Job Description: We are looking for a full time coffee shop assistant to work in our busy restaurant at Paradise Park Garden Centre. This role involves all aspects of the restaurant including front of house serving, barista work, till operations, table service and wash up, along with some food preparation. Working in a fast paced environment, this job is full of variety and would suit someone who is flexible, has a strong work ethic and a passion for customer service.

Previous Experience: Previous experience of working in a catering environment essential. Full training will be given.

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend working rota

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an online application form. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for interview. All enquiries to Vanessa Danbury on 01273 512123.


Aquatics Team Member - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for someone to join our team, working within our busy Aquatics department. This role involves fish care, helping and advising customers, stock replenishment, merchandising and supporting the existing team.

Previous Experience: Knowledge and experience in aquatics is preferred for this role.

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend working rota

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an online application form. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for interview. 


Aquatics Team Member - Mayberry Garden Centre

Job Description: We are looking for someone to join our team, working within our busy Aquatics department. This role involves fish care, helping and advising customers, stock replenishment, merchandising and supporting the existing team.

Previous Experience: Knowledge and experience in aquatics is preferred for this role.

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend working rota.

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an online application form. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for interview. 


Goods Inwards/Warehouse Assistant - Old Barn Garden Centre

Job Description: We are looking for someone to join our goods-in team at Old Barn Garden Centre. This role involves dealing with all garden centre goods in/out of the warehouse, helping to load and unload vehicles, checking off deliveries and placing goods in storage ready for picking.

Previous Experience: A goods-in/stockroom background is essential for this role. You will need to be literate, numerate, IT competent & capable of working with a fine attention to detail and to strict deadlines.

Duration: Full time, Monday to Friday

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an online application form. We will contact you again if you are shortlisted for interview. All enquiries to Paul Smythe on 01403 710000.
 


Cook - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for a Cook to work in our busy kitchen at South Downs Nurseries. This is a hands on role that includes food preparation in accordance with our branded menu.

Previous Experience: This is a fast paced environment, so the ability to work well under pressure is essential. Previous catering experience is preferred but full training will be given.

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an application form. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for an interview. For further information, please call 01273 845232 and ask to speak to Rosie or Katie in the Coffee Shop.


Cook - Old Barn Garden Centre

Job Description: We are looking for a cook to work in our busy kitchen at Old Barn Garden Centre. This is a hands on role that includes food preparation in accordance with our branded menu.

Previous Experience: This is a fast paced environment, so the ability to work well under pressure is essential. Previous catering experience is preferred but full training will be given.

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend working rota

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an application form. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for an interview. All enquiries to Paul Smythe on 01403 710000.


Part-time Housekeeper - South Downs Lodges

Job Description: We are looking for a hard working and reliable person to join our existing housekeeping team, cleaning our 4 & 5* holiday properties every Fridays and also on Mondays when required. You must have an eye for detail and be able to work as part of a team. This is a physically demanding role that requires working to a high standard, under a time pressure. Our properties are located both in Hassocks, adjacent to South Downs Nurseries, and in Hurstpierpoint.

Previous Experience: Previous cleaning experience preferred but full training will be provided.

Duration: Every Friday from 10am - 3pm plus Mondays when required

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an online application form. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for interview. All enquiries to info@southdownslodges.co.uk


Part-time Garden Centre Assistant - Mayberry Garden Centre

Job Description: We are looking for hardworking and enthusiastic person to join our team, working on the shop floor within our indoor sundries department. Some heavy lifting may be required.

Previous Experience: Previous retail experience preferred but full training will be given.

Duration: Part time with occasional weekend work.

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an online application form. We will contact you again if you are shortlisted for an interview. 


Customer Service & Till Supervisor - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for a friendly person with excellent customer service skills to join our team as a customer service supervisor. In this role, you will oversee the customer service desk and the running of the tills. You are responsible for: Maintaining a high standard of customer service through friendly ‘meet and greet’, good knowledge of your stock and dealing with all customers in a courteous, efficient and cheerful manner. You will also be required to deal directly with customer queries and complaints always ensuring complete satisfaction or referring them to your line manager. Daily monitoring, control and implementation of Company procedures. Ensuring accurate cash handling, cash-out operation and stock reconciliations. Maintaining a high level of security at all times. Quickly and efficiently attending to any security alarms or other issues in a polite and friendly manner so as to minimise customer dissatisfaction while ensuring shop theft is dealt in accordance with Company policy. Ensuring your department is always covered by a member of staff when you are not on the shop floor. Keeping displays, stock and areas allocated to you clean, safe and well merchandised. Production of Point of Sale material to Company templates. Ensuring that all pricing, product descriptions and offers created or placed by you are correct, accurate and up to date at all times, for self-auditing the areas that you work and immediately notifying your line manager of any potential issues. You must have a working understanding of EMS and be able to check stock levels, prices, produce price labels and perform other day to day functions. Ensuring faulty goods and returns are dealt with in accordance with Company policy.

Previous Experience: Experience working in a retail environment is essential for this role.

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend working rota

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an online application form. We will contact you again if you are shortlisted for an interview. All enquiries to Sarah O'Brien on 01273 845232.


Coffee shop Assistant - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic person to work as a Coffee shop assistant in our busy coffee shop & restaurant at South Downs Nurseries.

Previous Experience: Previous experience preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

Duration: Full Time with alternate working weekends

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an application form. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for an interview. For further information, please call 01273 845232 and ask to speak to Rosie or Katie in the Coffee Shop.