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Pets & Aquatics Supervisor

Full Time including alternate weekends

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

Main duties will include:

  • To ensure all compliance checks are completed thoroughly.
  • To ensure livestock wellbeing is of highest priority 100% of the time, with the agility to identify any issues or problems.
  • To lead and develop the department assistant tp help drive the department further.
  • To be customer focused with a positive attitude.
  • To ensure all fish systems are maintained.
  • To support the department manager with developing both pet and aquatic departments further.
  • To drive the sales and profitability of the pet and aquatics departments.
  • To ensure the retailing standards are maintained at all times.

Hours of work:

Week 1: Mon 8:45-6pm, Tues 8:45-6pm, Weds 8:45 -6pm, Thurs OFF, Fri 8:45-6pm, Sat OFF, Sun OFF

Week 2: Mon 8:45-6pm, Tues 8:45-6pm, Weds 8:45-6pm, Thurs OFF, Fri 11am-8pm, Sat 8:45-6pm, Sun 9:45-5pm

Cover Letter & CV’s to: Mr Chris Gooderson,

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

chris.gooderson@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

Full Time Customer Service Supervisor

Main duties to include:

  • Meeting and greeting all customers
  • Answer all customer queries and complaints – in person, on the phone, email and social media quickly and professionally, this will involve learning about core goods stocked and their locations
  • Supervising till staff
  • Dealing with customer returns
  • Producing our in-house signage, knowledge of Adobe InDesign would be an advantage

Applicants must be confident, enthusiastic and able to learn quickly. You will be a lasting impression to our customers and so you will have a great responsibility to provide a high level of customer service at all times. Retail experience and computer skills essential. Full training will be provided.

Hours of work:

Week 1.

Mon-Tues 9am- 6pm

Thurs 9am – 6pm

Fri 11am – 8pm

Sat 8am -6pm

Sun 9am – 4pm

Week 2.

Mon – Tues 9am – 6pm

Thurs 9am – 6pm

Fri 9am – 6pm

CV and cover letter toL

Mrs M Turner,

Thetford Garden Centre,

Kilverstone, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 2RL

marie.turner@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

Kitchen Porter

This is a great opportunity to join an established business in our successful restaurant. This is a position within out Kitchen team offering full time hours per week in various shift patterns.

The right candidate will need to have experience in a busy working environment and be a good team player.

Main duties include:

  • To lead & motivate wash up team
  • Ensure crockery/cutlery & pots are thoroughly cleaned
  • Clean food prep areas & equipment
  • Unload food & equipment
  • Keep stockroom fridges/freezers well organised
  • Keep work surfaces/wall and floors clean & sanitized

CVs to: Mrs Claire Dear

Thetford Garden Centre

Kilverstone, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2RL

claire.dear@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

Full time Barista

This is a great opportunity to join an established family business in our busy successful restaurant. Working as a key member of our Front of House team, preparing and serving hot & cold drinks to a consistently high standard whilst keeping your workstation, utensils and equipment clean.

Key Skills Required:

  • Previous Barista experience is essential
  • A flexible and frienly ‘can do’ attitude
  • Customer service skills and knowledge
  • Enthusiastic to task at hand and the desire to develop new skills

CVs to: Claire Dear

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

claire.dear@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

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