Aquatics Assistant

Full Time including alternate weekends

Applicants must be enthusiastic and passionate about fishkeeping, with a real “can do” attitude and friendly approach.

Main duties will include:

• To maintain all fish systems including coldwater, tropical and pond
• To ensure livestock wellbeing is of highest priority 100% of the time, with the ability to identify any issues or problems
• To work closely with the department supervisor to help develop the department further
• To be customer focused with a positive attitude

Hours of work:

Monday & Tuesday: 9am – 4pm

Wednesday: 8:45am – 6pm

Friday: Week 1 8:45am – 5pm, week 2 11am – 5pm

Alternate Saturday: 8:45am – 6pm

Alternate Sunday: 9:45am – 4pm

Cover Letter & CV’s to:

Mr Chris Gooderson,

Thetford Garden Centre, Kilverstone, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2RL

chris.gooderson@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

Chef

This is a great opportunity to join an established business in our busy, successful restaurant. Working alongside the Head Chef as a key member of our kitchen team, serving all fresh locally sourced produce.

Key Skills Required:

  • Experience gained working as a Chef/Cook in busy restaurant/catering operations
  • Creativity – the ability to assist in creating new menus with a hands-on approach and eye for detail
  • An understanding of legislation and compliance
  • A positive attitude and outgoing personality are a must
  • A strong desire to have autonomy in your job and ambition to develop your career in line with the business growing
  • Have a flexible approach to working
  • Pizza making experience is an advantage but not necessary

Cover Letter & CV’s to:

Mr James Feuer, 
Thetford Garden Centre, 
Kilverstone,
Thetford,
Norfolk
IP24 2RL

Email: james.feuer@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

General Sales Assistant

Full time position in our Seasonal Departments.

Main duties will include:
Work closely within seasonal departments (outdoor living/Christmas)
Customer service focused
Supporting department layouts – including heavy lifting of furniture sets
Supporting all departments where necessary – including Till work
General maintenance and standards within department

Key skills required:
Retail/sales experience preferred
Friendly and positive approach with a “can do” attitude
Flexibility, adaptability and able to work using own initiative
Sales driven

Hours of work:
Mon, Wed, Thurs: 8:45am-6pm
Friday: Week 1 8:45am-6pm Week 2 11am-8pm
Alternate Saturday: 8:45am-6pm
Alternate Sunday: 10am – 4pm


Cover Letter & CV’s to
Mr Chris Gooderson,
Thetford Garden Centre,
Kilverstone, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 2RL
chris.gooderson@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

Senior External Gardening & Sustainability Project Manager

Thetford Garden Centre is a long-established independent family business, continually evolving and striving for impeccable retail standards.

A strong, enthusiastic, and experienced manager is required to lead the strategic development of the external gardening offer to a market leading position with a focus on sustainability throughout. 

Applicants must have a wide knowledge in horticulture and sustainability, with experience in retail and personnel management. They must have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills and know how to achieve KPIs effectively.

Key responsibilities:

  • To lead the strategic development of the external gardening offer to a market leading position
  • To work closely with the external gardening team to improve the sales and profitability of the department ensuring budgets are achieved
  • To drive the sustainability agenda and coordinate and communicate all activity across the business

42 hours per week to include bank holidays and alternate weekends with a set day off in the week Competitive salary, 28 days holiday, pension scheme, staff discount.

Please Covering Letter and C.V. to:

Julian Chittock
Thetford Garden Centre
Kilverstone
Thetford
Norfolk
IP24 2RL

Email: julian.chittock@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

MAKE THIS MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL

Bring the celebration home this year

Available on Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th March, Lime Kiln Kitchen
has made the perfect treat for Mother’s Day.

FREE bunch of freshly cut daffodils with every Sunday roast &
Afternoon Tea order.

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea – £29.99

 Roast:

Topside Beef – £11.99

Loin & Belly of Blyth Burgh Pork – £11.99

Norfolk Turkey – £11.99

Vegetable Nut Roast – £9.99

Children’s Portion – £5.99

Mother’s Day Dessert Selection Box – £9.99

When coming to collect your order please call into our reception desk and
give your name, a member of our team will bring your food to you.

Please note: Last orders Friday 12th March
One free bunch of daffodils per collection

Lime Kiln Kitchens Sunday Roasts are back!

Lime Kiln Kitchen have brought back their beloved Sunday Roast takeaway! 

Choose from topside of beef, loin of pork or a vegetarian nut roast all served with roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, seasonal vegetables & gravy. All available as Children’s portions. Also available for a takeaway treat is our temptingly tasty chocolate brownie.

Roast Beef or Pork £11.99

Nut Roast £9.99

Children’s Portion £5.99

Brownie £2.99

Available for takeaway Sundays 11.30am to 3.30pm

Call 01842 763267 today to book a collection slot!

When coming to collect your order please call in to our reception desk and give your name, our staff will bring your food to you. 

Please note the roasts must be pre-ordered at least a day before collection.  

Safe Shopping Guidelines

As the rates of COVID-19 are currently at their highest, we would respectfully like to remind customers what is expected of them when visiting our store. During lockdown we are open for essential shopping – we do not endorse non-essential travel.

 WE ASK THAT YOU PLEASE TAKE A TROLLEY TO SHOP IN THE GARDEN CENTRE 

• this is how we control numbers in the store 

• trollies aid social distancing whilst shopping 

• supports distancing measures at our till points 

• if there are no trollies, please wait for one to become available or ask a colleague for assistance

PLEASE CHECK IN USING THE NHS TRACK AND TRACE APP ON YOUR PHONE

MAXIMUM OF TWO PEOPLE PER PARTY

(except in exceptional circumstances)

PLEASE FOLLOW SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES 

PLEASE WEAR A SUITABLE FACE COVERING 

PLEASE USE CARD PAYMENTS ONLY

SANITISE YOUR HANDS UPON ENTRANCE INTO THE STORE

PLEASE FOLLOW THE ONE WAY SYSTEM WHILST MOVING AROUND THE STORE

Thank you for following these measures which are in place to keep our customers and staff safe

Thank You Community!!

THANK YOU to the amazing people of Thetford and near-by and the huge efforts of our team – you arrived in droves and we’ve went from A to B in no time – the pumps were running overnight and we were AMAZINGLY OPEN today! – We are so touched by everyone’s generosity last night that we made a public thank you via the Thetford & Brandon Time: https://www.thetfordandbrandontimes.co.uk/news/community-save-thetford-garden-centre-from-flooding-6869652

Merry Christmas Everyone

Jean, Lucy and Shane.