Current Vacancies

Customer Service 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.


Full-time Cashier - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for a full time cashier to join our team at South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks.

Previous Experience: We are looking for a friendly person with excellent customer service skills to join our team as a cashier. Previous retail experience preferred. This is a full-time role with an alternate weekend working rota.

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 Sarah O'Brien on 01273 845232.


Seasonal Plant Area Assistants - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for seasonal Plant Area Assistants to work in our busy plant area at South Downs Nurseries, to provide a high standard of presentation, plant care and customer service. Full time or part time with alternate working weekend rota. Weekend only shifts also available. Please note: All available shifts include some weekend working.

Previous Experience: Previous retail experience and a basic knowledge of plants would be beneficial but we would also consider someone with an interest in plants who was keen to learn.

Duration: Full time or part time with alternate weekend 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 Gavin Mumford on 01273 845232.


Full-time Furniture Sales Assistant - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for a confident and friendly person with excellent customer service skills to join our furniture sales team for the busy Spring and Summer season. This is a seasonal role with an opportunity to become a permanent member of the team.

Previous Experience: Previous experience working in a retail environment is preferred. The successful candidate must be confident, friendly and able to work as part of a team.

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 Gavin Mumford on 01273 845232. 


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 on Fridays. This is a seasonal role until the end of September initially, with a view to extend into the off peak season, if booking levels remain high. 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

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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.


Part-time Seasonal Garden Centre Assistant - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are a looking for someone to work 5 days a week, Monday - Friday from 11-4pm mainly helping customers load their cars, clearing trollies from the car park and keeping the car park clean and tidy.

Previous Experience: This is a physically demanding role. No previous experience necessary as full training will be given.

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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 Gavin Mumford on 01273 845232.