Job Vacancies

Please send your application form with your CV and covering letter by email to info@burston.co.uk, or drop it in to us.

Eligibility to work:

We have a legal responsibility to ensure that only individuals who are entitled to work in the UK are employed. All offers of employment are subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK, and successful applicants will be required to produce original documentary evidence.

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Delivery Driver

Full Time: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.

Job description

We are currently seeking a delivery driver to join our family- owned garden centre. The successful candidate will be expected to complete home deliveries, so should be physically fit as this is a very hands-on role and you may need to handle large and heavy loads. Customer service is paramount to us and as such, you will be expected to extend a great level of service as part of this role. A full, clean driving license is essential, and a good knowledge of the local area would be an advantage

Duties will include:

Loading of customer orders on the van in a safe and timely manner ensuring products are secured efficiently.

Planning of routes.

Maintenance and due diligence checks of delivery van.

Other duties as required around the centre

Requirements of the role:

Hold a full, clean driving licence, due to vehicle insurance restrictions must be over 25.

Have a friendly and positive attitude, providing a great customer experience at point of delivery

Have good organisational skills.

What we offer:

Benefits include a competitive salary, staff discount in our garden centre and restaurant after a qualifying period, free uniform and work boot contribution, plus free onsite car parking.

To apply:

Please address your application form with your CV and a covering letter for the attention of the Staff and Services Manager.

These should be sent via email to info@burston.co.uk

Application forms can be downloaded from www.burston.co.uk or collected from our Information Desk in store.

Plant Area Sales Assistant

Full Time

Job description

We are looking for friendly, flexible and enthusiastic team members to join our plants team. This is an exciting opportunity to join our family owned garden centre.

Working as part of our Plants Team, you will leave a lasting impression on our customers. Friendly and approachable, you will be the kind of person who will put our customers first and do whatever it takes to make their shopping experience the best it can be.

Although the main priorities sit in the plants department you will also be expected to provide support across all departments in the centre when needed. This would include booking in stock, pricing, replenishing stock and helping to ensure a safe and clean shopping and working environment. Providing solutions to customers planting requirements giving help and advice to ensure the customers experience is successful.

Requirements

Customer Service focused

A keen interest in plants, gardening and the environment

Horticultural/plant experience is not essential, however would be advantageous

Experience in retail would be an advantage, but not essential

Friendly, helpful, confident and reliable personality

A good attention to detail and accuracy

Available to work weekend and bank holidays is essential

Please address your application form with your CV and a covering letter for the attention of Joanna.

These should be sent via email to info@burston.co.uk

Application forms can be downloaded from www.burston.co.uk or collected from our Information Desk in store.

Restaurant Catering Assistant

Temporary/Part Time

We are seeking an enthusiastic, friendly, flexible personality with a sunny disposition to work as a Catering Assistant in our busy Restaurant.

Duties will include all aspects of customer service, to provide an enjoyable experience for our guests

Previous experience is not essential, but it is preferred, however training will be provided.

We operate 7 days a week, so weekend work will be required

For the above positions we offer full training, staff discount, free uniform, and a chance to join a friendly team.

Please address your application form with your CV and a covering letter to Jon Wragg – Chambers.

These should be sent via email to jon@burston.co.uk

Application forms can be downloaded from www.burston.co.uk or collected from our Information Desk in store.

Garden Centre Assistants

We are looking for friendly, flexible and enthusiastic personalities to join our team. An exciting opportunity to join our family-owned garden centre.

Working as part of our team, you will leave a lasting impression on our customers. Friendly and approachable, you will be the kind of person who will put our customers first and do whatever it takes to make their shopping experience the best it can be.

Duties will include booking in stock, pricing, replenishing stock and helping to ensure a safe and clean shopping and working environment. Providing solutions to customers requirements giving help and advice to ensure the customers experience is successful.

We have full and part time opportunites in the centre including in the Plants Team, Garden Care Team, Restaurant and in our Till Area. You may work in any area of the centre however please indicate your preferred department when applying.

Candidates with retail experience and a passion for gardening preferred but is not essential.

Part-time hours: 30-40 per week

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Permanent

Please send your completed application form and CV to info@burston.co.uk