Current Vacancies

Cleaner & Housekeeper - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for a hardworking and reliable person to work 25 hours a week (5 hours a day) cleaning our busy garden centre and working up to 2 days a week, when required, with our housekeeping team to deliver an exceptional level of cleaning at our 5* luxury holiday lodges adjacent to South Downs Nurseries.

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

Duration: Monday 10:00-3pm, Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 8:30-1:30, Friday 10-3pm. Occasional Saturdays during 2019.

Salary: To be discussed on application

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Further Details: This role involves working as part of the cleaning team at our garden centre, but also working as part of our housekeeping team to deliver a high standard of cleaning to prepare our 5* holiday lodges ready for the next guest arrival. The ability to work to a high standard under time pressure is essential. 

This is a physically demanding role. A love of cleaning, an eye for detail and a good sense of humour are essential. We often prepare lodges for special events in people's lives such as weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries and marriage proposals, so this is also a very rewarding role. 

We offer competitive rates of pay. If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete an application form and email it to: Careers@tatesgardencentres.co.uk 


Full-time Plant Assistant - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: Alternate weekend working with a day off in the week, this position is customer facing and needs someone with excellent plant knowledge.

Previous Experience: Previous experience of working in a horticultural environment would be beneficial along with experience of working with the public.

Duration: Full-time, alternate weekend working with a day off in the week

Salary: To be discussed at interview.

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Further Details: All enquiries to Sarah O'Brien or Craig Brookwell or email your completed application form to careers@tatesgardencentres.co.uk


Part-time Plant Office Administrator - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: Approximately 24 hours a week, this role covers all aspects of Office admin from answering the phone to invoicing, data inputting and checking stock levels.

Previous Experience: Previous experience of office work would be an advantage, although full training will be given.

Duration: Part-time, approximately 24 hours a week.

Salary: To be discussed at interview.

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Further Details: All enquiries to Sarah O'Brien or Craig Brookwell or email your completed application form to careers@tatesgardencentres.co.uk


Part-time Plant Area Assistants - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: Approximately 24 hours a week, this role covers all aspects of plant care so some knowledge needed, this role is customer facing so a pleasant helpful manner is essential.

Previous Experience: Previous experience working with the public and some plant knowledge would be preferable. Full training will be given to successful applicants.

Duration: Part-time, approximately 24 hours a week

Salary: To be discussed at interview.

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Further Details: All enquiries to Sarah O'Brien or Craig Brookwell or email your completed application form to careers@tatesgardencentres.co.uk


General Assistant - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic person to join our team, working mainly on the shop floor in our busy furniture department, but also in other departments when required. This is a full time position with alternate working weekends.

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

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend rota.

Salary: To be discussed at interview

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Further Details: All enquiries to Sarah O'Brien or Craig Brookwell or email your completed application form to careers@tatesgardencentres.co.uk