Thetford Garden Centre is a long-established independent family business eager to move forward and develop with exciting expansion plans for the future. Business developments this year have created new job opportunities:

Second Chef

Our Successful in-house public facing restaurant now needing a second chef to work alongside the catering manager in heading up the kitchen operation. Serving all fresh locally sourced produce we are looking to further develop the menus ahead of a complete refurbishment that will see the restaurant double in size. Sociable hours: full-time working daytime shifts only, some weekends off. You must have:

Experience in a busy catering operation with supervisory experience.
A strong understanding of GP, cost, budget, stock, margin controls and legislation
Ambition to develop your career in line with the business growing.
Passion and creativity for creating new dishes and menus
A positive, hands-on approach and keen eye for detail.

Salary £16 – 18,000 + staff discounts and contributory pension

Pets & Aquatics Department Supervisor

Main duties to include:

Manage and support the Pets & Aquatics team
Assist with the sourcing, buying and ranging of products
Organise stock replenishment/merchandising
To maintain livestock and housing to an exceptionally high standard
To drive sales and profitability
To ensure complete customer service

Applicants must be confident, enthusiastic and able to learn quickly . Experience in the industry preferable, knowledge of pets and aquatics essential. Full-time including alternate weekend working/late night opening. Competitive pay, pension, staff discount.

Applications in writing to:

Mr J Chittock,
Thetford Garden Centre,
IP24 2RL

Coffee Shop Front of House Required

We now have front of house vacancies available in our busy Coffee Shop. You must be confident and have great people skills will the ability of working in a team, experience is essentials and full in house training will be given.

Part time & full time available, includes some weekends

Please send a covering letter and CV to:

Mrs Lisa Billman
Thetford Garden Centre,
IP24 2RL

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