Current Vacancies

Plant Area Supervisor - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for a full time Plant Area Supervisor to join our existing outdoor plant team at South Downs Nurseries. You will be responsible for the day to day supervision of the plant area department. You will need a good knowledge of plants, and be able to help and advise customers on a wide variety of gardening topics. You will need to be able to organise deliveries into your department, and display and merchandise plants in a fast-paced environment. You will need to be able to organise your team to ensure that your department is always covered by yourself or colleagues able to provide excellent customer service and plant care. You need to be capable of organising and maintaining the highest standards of presentation, plant care and customer service at all times.

Previous Experience: This role would suit both someone already in the garden centre trade or alternatively, an experienced supervisor with good horticultural knowledge.

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend rota

Salary: To be discussed at interview

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Further Details: All enquiries to Steve Parsons on 01273 845232 or email your completed application form to careers@tatesgardencentres.co.uk


Part-time Sales Assistant - South Downs Garden Centre

Job Description: We are looking for someone to join our team on the shop floor. Duties will include till and general shop floor work.

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

Duration: Part-time 24 hrs a week.

Salary: To be discussed at interview.

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Further Details:

All enquiries apply online at careers@tatesgardencentres.co.uk


Seasonal Part-time Sales Assistant - South Downs Garden Centre

Job Description: We are looking for someone to join our team on the shop floor. Duties will include till and general shop floor work over the Christmas period.

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

Duration: Saturday & Sundays.

Salary: To be discussed at interview.

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Further Details: All enquiries apply online at careers@tatesgardencentres.co.uk


Volunteer Elves - South Downs Nurseries or Old Barn Garden Centre

Job Description: The Budding Foundation are looking for several new elves to join their team of volunteers, supporting this year's charity grotto at South Downs Nurseries. The charity are also opening a brand new grotto at Old Barn Garden Centre for 2019. Last year, funds raised at South Downs Nurseries alone exceeded £23,000 and 100% of this will be spent supporting children and young people in Sussex.

Previous Experience: No previous experience required, but a love of Christmas is essential! Even if you can only spare a few hours or a few days, please get in touch with us.

Duration: Weekends and some weekday afternoons in November and December. Even if you only have a few hours to spare, please get in touch!

Salary: This is an unpaid voluntary role

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Further Details: Please complete an application form and email it to the head elf: clive@thebuddingfoundation.co.uk.