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Would you like to become part of a fast growing company and award winning team?

Blue Diamond operates 37 Garden Centres in England and the Channel Islands. We target ABC1 consumers through our aspirational environments which deliver a point of difference within the sector. We are the second largest Garden Centre Group in the UK and are continuously growing. Our 37 Garden Centres are renowned as some of the best in the country and have won many retailing and restaurant awards.

Channel Islands

Le Friquet Home of Garden & Living in Guernsey is our state of the art Garden Centre and Head Office complex. Opened in September 2009, the ground breaking retail design has been a huge success. St Peters Garden Centre is the largest Garden Centre on Jersey and another aspirational business offering fantastic career opportunities with Blue Diamond.

UK Centres

Our Garden Centres are located across the Country and offer fantastic career opportunities and the chance to progress within a highly successful group.

We welcome all speculative CV's so if you are interested in joining the group please get in touch.

Current Vacancies

Plant Area Assistant – Bedding Plants

East Bridgford Garden & Home, Nottinghamshire
Seasonal Plants
42.5 hours per week, Full hours to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Successful candidates should have experience in horticulture and retail environment. 

As a Plant Area assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department manager
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Plant Area Section Leader – Indoor plants

East Bridgford Garden & Home, Nottinghamshire
Houseplants
42.5 hours per week, Full Time to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As the Plant Area Section Leader for Indoor plants, you will be responsible for the Indoor plant department and manage in conjunction with the Seasonal/Indoor Plant Department Manager and have a range of product groups and suppliers you will be responsible for in terms of:

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material is right in your areas
  • Responsible for the retail standards in your area

General duties

  • Maintaining and watering all the indoor plant stock
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system, including booking in deliveries
  • Merchandising stock
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas
  • Be able to identify slow moving stock and action
  • Understand how to manage the sale area

Deputy Duties

  • Communicate and issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager
  • Organise the plant team with weekly and daily tasks
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the BD plant team.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Senior Till/Customer Service Assistant

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Tills & Customer Services
42.5 hours per week, Full Time to include alternative weekends

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join our team as a Senior Till/Customer Service Assistant at our Newbridge Garden Centre. We are looking for someone with an energetic personality who is highly motivated. The position is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for the smooth and efficient process of customer purchases and maintaining high levels of customer service. Previous retail experience would be useful but not essential.

As a Senior Till/Customer Service Assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Organising the smooth running of the Till/Customer Service department with the help of the Till/Customer Service Manager
  • Organising Till/Customer Service Rotas and holidays in the absence of the Till/Customer Service Manager
  • Proactive communications between Till/Customer Service department and other retail departments
  • Playing an active role in any investigations into till discrepancies and customer service issues
  • Processing customer purchases through our tills efficiently and accurately
  • Engaging openly with our customers with an energetic and can-do attitude
  • Being able to provide exemplary and friendly till and customer service to all our customers
  • Being able to think ahead and anticipate customer needs by providing all the necessary materials at the till
  • Being able to proactively respond to a situation ensuring a consistently high customer experience across all tills
  • Helping our customers with any queries they have and promoting the Diamond Club membership
  • Organising customer deliveries
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Collecting customer trollies and maintaining the centre with adequate trollies throughout the day
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Stock replenishment and merchandising
  •  Any Other Duties set out by the Till/Customer Service Manager and GCOM

You should be able to work on your own initiative under pressure at a fast pace in a team or individually and have a degree of flexibility.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Plant Area Section Leader – Indoor plants

Trentham Garden Centre, Staffordshire
Houseplants
34 hours per week, include alternate weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As the Plant Area Section Leader for Indoor plants, you will be responsible for the Indoor plant department and manage in conjunction with the Seasonal/Indoor Plant Department Manager and have a range of product groups and suppliers you will be responsible for in terms of:

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material is right in your areas
  • Responsible for the retail standards in your area

General duties

  • Maintaining and watering all the indoor plant stock
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system, including booking in deliveries
  • Merchandising stock
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas
  • Be able to identify slow moving stock and action
  • Understand how to manage the sale area

Deputy Duties

  • Communicate and issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager
  • Organise the plant team with weekly and daily tasks
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the BD plant team.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Till Operator

Endsleigh Garden Centre, Ivybridge
Tills & Customer Service
24 hours per week and weekends

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join our team as a Till Operator at our Garden Centre in Endsleigh, Devon, to assist with the build up to and during our busy peak period. We are looking for someone with an energetic personality who is highly motivated. The position is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for the smooth and efficient process of customer purchases and maintaining high levels of customer service. Previous retail experience would be useful but not essential.

As a Till Operator, you will be responsible for

  • Processing customer purchases through our tills efficiently and accurately
  • Engaging openly with our customers with an energetic and can-do attitude
  • Being able to provide exemplary and friendly till and customer service to all our customers
  • Being able to think ahead and anticipate customer needs by providing all the necessary materials at the till
  • Being able to proactively respond to a situation ensuring a consistently high customer experience across all tills
  • Helping our customers with any queries they have and promoting the Diamond Club membership
  • Organising customer deliveries
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Collecting customer trollies and maintaining the centre with adequate trollies throughout the day
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Stock replenishment and merchandising
  • Any other duties required by the Till Supervisor

You should be able to work on your own initiative under pressure at a fast pace in a team or individually and have a degree of flexibility.

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in dealing with the public. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Plant Manager

Le Friquet Home of Garden & Living, Guernsey Channel Islands
Plants
40 hours per week, Full Time to include alternative weekends

Relocation package available

We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Plant Manager to join us at our award-winning Garden Centre located on the beautiful island of Guernsey.

The position will hold responsibility for managing Hardy, Seasonal and Indoor Plants within the centre.

Our plant teams pride themselves on not only giving our customers the very best in product quality and choice, but also on providing them with an aspirational shopping experience through creating stunning visual displays. They work hard to constantly ensure stock availability, that our high standards of plant care and quality are always maintained and that our customers enjoy exceptional service and specialist advice.

As Plant Manager, you would be responsible for managing and leading your team in pulling all of this vital activity together so that our customers have a truly unique and memorable shopping experience. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations, but you will also have responsibility for driving sales and profitability – so you will have a real sense of ownership and empowerment!

Our ideal Plant Area Managers will:

  • have experience of working in Garden Centres, although we are open to talking to candidates from any horticultural or Retail background
  • have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 target customers
  • have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards plant retailing
  • have excellent knowledge of plants, plant care and maintenance
  • be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities
  • be meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and overall look and feel
  • have an ability to manage and develop a team
  • be able to use reports in order to improve performance
  • have an ability to manage stock from entry to exit within the centre
  • be an excellent communicator
  • be able to use an Epos system

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Assistant Restaurant Manager

Redfields Home of Garden & Living, Hampshire
Restaurant
40 Hours per week, Full Time Position, Permanent Position

We are delighted to be recruiting for an Assistant Restaurant Manager to join our busy restaurant team at Redfields Garden Centre. Great Work-Life balance:

• No evening work or split shifts

• Closed for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year Day

Main Duties:

• To assist the team to provide outstanding service

• To take on the leadership in the absence of the Manager

• To help control stock and staff management withing the budget

• To provide a safe, secure, and appealing food & beverage environment by adhering to the company food, health & safety policies

• To provide an efficient training to our new team members

The successful candidate must have:

• Excellent customer service skills

• Leadership and motivational skills

• Preferable 3 years’ experience within the industry

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Catering Assistant/Barista

Redfields Home of Garden & Living, Hampshire
Restaurant
40 hours a week (including weekend), Full time, Permanent Position

We are delighted to be recruiting for a Catering Assistant to join our busy restaurant team at Redfields Garden Centre.

Working with Blue Diamond means not only will you enjoy an attractive salary, you will also gain a far better work life balance as we have no evening work or split shifts, Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year Day also off!

Main Duties:

  • Table & general clearing
  • Serving customers
  • Operating appliances
  • Taking orders & payments
  • Making of coffee
  • Hosting customers to the table

The successful candidate must have:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Being motivated and passionate about the catering industry

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Chef de Partie

Redfields Home of Garden & Living, Hampshire
Restaurant
40 hours a week (including weekends), Full time, Permanent Position

We are delighted to be recruiting for a Chef de Partie to join our busy Kitchen team at Redfields Garden Centre.

Working with Blue Diamond means not only will you enjoy an attractive salary, you will also gain a far better work life balance as we have no evening work or split shifts, Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year Day also off!

As the Chef de Partie, we would love you to have experience in a similar environment, with extensive knowledge in food and beverage products. The successful Chef must be a self-motivated, quality driven and be experienced in making sure all targets are met.

Main Duties:

  • Stock control
  • Work in a section on your own
  • Follow strict food, health & safety regulations
  • Deliver food of high quality to meet our customer expectations in a timely manner
  • Have a keen eye for details

The successful candidate must have:

  • Excellent cooking and presentation skills
  • Be motivated and passionate about cooking

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Till & Customer Service Manager

Weybridge Garden Centre, Addlestone
Tills & Customer Service
42.5 hours per week, to include Alternate Weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in Customer Service, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Job overview

The till and Customer Service Manager will ensure the till and customer service team provides excellent customer service along with impeccable levels of accuracy. You will carry out effective analysis of transactional reports and take responsibility for ensuring company policies and procedures are being adhered to by the till and customer service team; implementing solutions to problems as they arise and seeking advice when required.

Key accountabilities/primary responsibilities

Customer Service

  • Increase customer satisfaction
  • Increase customer retention through promoting our loyalty scheme
  • Monitor and respond to all customer comments on social media and emails
  • Improve the customer journey by conducting floor walks
  • Communicating effectively with customers by phone, email, letter and face-to-face
  • Investigating and resolving customers' issues
  • Providing feedback to the centre to improve customer service and reduce complaints

Financial Analysis

Daily, weekly and monthly reports must be analysed and actioned promptly, resolving any discrepancies – duties include:

  • Responsible for cash and banking reconciliation
  • Refund analysis
  • Manage system price accuracy
  • Analyse and interpret system generated financial reports

Management Duties

  • Recruit, train and performance manage till and customer service assistants
  • Organise weekly rotas ensuring adequate staffing

Other

  • Monitor till hardware and report any faults
  • Monitor security and ensure vigilance to reduce theft
  • Ensure data protection and consumer legislation policies are adhered to

You will have the following

Excellent communication skills

Be polite, confident and friendly

Be able to remain patient, calm and polite in difficult situations

Understand and able to prioritise the needs of customers

Positive body language

Excellent problem-solving skills

Be flexible and be able to think strategically

Be able to follow and ensure team follow instructions

Be accurate and pay attention to detail, even when under pressure

Good numeracy and computer skills

Strong leadership skills and previous managerial experience, as managing a large till and customer service team

Proactive in driving and motivating a team to produce results

Demonstrate an enthusiastic and self-motivated approach

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Restaurant Assistant Manager

Bridgemere Garden Centre, Cheshire
Restaurant
40 hours per week, Full Time

A great opening for an Assistant Manager to join our busy restaurant here at Bridgemere and drive the service forward to achieve excellence. With the full support of a great management team, you will become an asset to this fantastic restaurant and will share in its future accolades.

If you are someone who is ambitious and takes pride in being part of the company, then this could be the perfect progressive role for you.

Roles & Responsibilities:

· Assist the manager in providing the restaurant team with the appropriate beverage training, tools and resources for the job, enabling them to deliver an exceptional food and drink experience to high standards

· To promote sales through superior service at every opportunity

· To Take on the leadership role in the absence of the manager

· To help control stock management and work within the budget provided for the department, spending money wisely to support the team and guest experience

· Work with the manager to control labour budget to ensure that we provide the right team at the right place at the right time

· Providing a safe, secure and appealing food and beverage environment by adhering to the companies Health & Safety policies

The successful candidate must:

· Be able to work unsupervised and work well within a team

· Have a good eye for detail

· Have a minimum of 1 year’s industry experience showing a steady career history and progression.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Fashion Retail Manager

Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, Oxfordshire
Fashion
40 Hours per week, Full Time Permanent Position including alternate weekends

We are now actively seeking to recruit an experienced and energetic Retail Manager for our Fashion department at Bicester Garden Centre.

ABOUT THE ROLE

To run our Fashion Department, it is essential that you are a creative and commercial individual with a flair for fashion retailing and have the ability to ensure your store is presented and merchandised in a dynamic, aspirational and inviting style. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations to ensure our customers enjoy a truly unique and memorable shopping experience.

Driving profit is always paramount and our Retail Managers are empowered to run their departments with a real sense of ownership. Fashion retail experience in a busy and thriving store is preferred, with proven success managing and leading your team.

ABOUT YOU

Our ideal Fashion Retail Manager will:

  • Have the ability to achieve results by effectively leading and motivating a team to ensure they perform to their best and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Be able to perform under pressure and operate in a fast-paced environment, not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get ‘stuck in’; prioritise tasks effectively and displaying a ‘can do’ attitude at all times.
  • Have the ability to create an exciting and inspiring environment for customers and team, using your visual merchandising skills and commercial acumen.
  • Implement considered changes to maximise the department potential, working with your team to optimise profit.
  • Have good IT skills and be competent using our weekly sales and profit reports to effectively optimise sales and manage all elements of stock control.
  • Ensure store standards are maintained and floor layout meets the company guidelines.
  • Meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and aesthetics of the retail environment.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Hardy Plant Department Manager

Percy Thrower's Garden Centre, Shrewsbury
Hardy Plants
40 Hours per week, Full Time Position, Alternate weekends

Our plant teams pride themselves on not only giving our customers the very best in product quality and choice, but also on providing them with an aspirational shopping experience through creating stunning visual displays. They work hard to constantly ensure stock availability, that our high standards of plant care and quality are always maintained and that our customers enjoy exceptional service and specialist advice.

As Hardy Plant Manager, you would be responsible for managing and leading your team in pulling all of this vital activity together so that our customers have a truly unique and memorable shopping experience. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations, but you will also have responsibility for driving sales and profitability – so you will have a real sense of ownership and empowerment!

Our ideal Hardy Plant Managers will:

  • have experience of working in Garden Centres, although we are open to talking to candidates from any horticultural or Retail background
  • have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 target customers
  • have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards plant retailing
  • have excellent knowledge of plants, plant care and maintenance
  • be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities
  • be meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and overall look and feel
  • have an ability to manage and develop a team
  • Be able to use reports in order to improve performance
  • Have an ability to manage stock from entry to Exit within the centre
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Be able to use an Epos system

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

General Assistant – Seasonal Furniture/Christmas Department

Cadbury Garden Centre, Congresbury
Furniture & Christmas
40 hours per week, hours to include Saturday or Sunday Rota dependent

This is a permanent position after a 12-week probation period

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be well presented, physically fit, professional and friendly with an interest in great customer service and merchandising, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

The successful candidate should ideally have experience in a fast-paced retail environment.

As a Seasonal Furniture/Christmas Department General Assistant, you will be responsible for:

  • Replenishment of stock using stock rotational guidelines  
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Be able to work as part of a team as well as on your own
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in relevant areas
  • Work in other departments of the garden centre if requested

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Garden Department General Assistant

Canterbury Chartham Garden Centre, Canterbury
Garden Sundries
24-32 hours per week, Part Time, Alternate weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in gardening and plants, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Garden Department General Assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping and in particular aggregates, growing media & Pot categories within the gardening department.
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Garden Section Team Leader - Gardening

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Gardening
42.5 hours per week, Full Time to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Garden Section Team Leader, you will be responsible for

You will have a product groups or suppliers you will be responsible for

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material is right in your areas
  • Responsible for the retail standards in your area

General duties

  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

Deputy Duties

  • Deputise for the Department Manager during holidays and days off.
  • Communicate any issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager
  • Organise the plant team with weekly and daily tasks
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the BD Garden Buying Team.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Hardy Plants General Assistant

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Hardy Plants
Full time/permanent 42.5 hours per week to include alternate weekends

Newbridge Nurseries are currently looking for a Hardy Plants Assistant to join their team.  The ideal candidate must have good plant knowledge, be dynamic, able to work under pressure & provide excellent customer service. You should also be IT literate & willing to provide some back office support. Garden Centre retail experience is preferred, although we would be interested to hear from anyone with a strong horticultural background.

If you would like to apply for this role please e-mail your CV to steve.nicholls@newbridgegardencentre.co.uk

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Cleaner

Weybridge Garden Centre, Addlestone
Cleaner
2 x 10 hours per week. Includes alternate weekends. 8.00am – 11.00am. 3/4 days per week

We are seeking 2 friendly and motivated individuals to join our team as Cleaners at our Garden Centre in Weybridge, Surrey. The position is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for maintaining high levels of standards across all customer areas including customer facilities. Cleaning experience would be useful but not essential.

As our cleaner, you will be responsible for

  • Servicing and cleaning toilet areas including toilets, sinks, floors and replenishing customer supplies including toilet rolls and soap
  • Cleaning shared areas, including all furniture and floors
  • Maintaining stocks of cleaning materials, ordering from suppliers and ensuring the cleaning cupboard is kept tidy and well stocked at all times
  • Maintaining customer sanitiser stations
  • Clearing and removing rubbish and other items from areas
  • Knowledge of health and safety procedures and COSHH regulations
  • Reporting to the Duty Manager and assisting with any problems that cannot be rectified
  • Undertaking any other reasonable duties

You should be able to work on your own initiative, have a flexible approach and a high level of attention to detail.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Fashion Retail Assistant

Wilton House Garden Centre, Wiltshire
Fashion
40 hours per week, Full Time to include alternate weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in Fashion, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Fashion Retail Assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Plant Area Assistant

Wilton House Garden Centre, Wiltshire
Hardy Plants
40 hours per week, Hours to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be well presented, physically fit, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Successful candidates should have experience in horticulture and retail environment.

As a Plant Area Assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Cleaner

Harlow Garden Centre, Harlow
Cleaning
10 hours per week, 2 hours a day, 5 days a week including weekends.

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join our team as a Cleaner at our Garden Centre in Harlow, Essex. The position is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for maintaining high levels of standards across all customer areas including customer facilities. Cleaning experience would be useful but not essential.

As our cleaner, you will be responsible for

  • Servicing and cleaning toilet areas including toilets, sinks, floors and replenishing customer supplies including toilet rolls and soap
  • Cleaning shared areas, including all furniture and floors
  • Maintaining stocks of cleaning materials, ordering from suppliers and ensuring the cleaning cupboard is kept tidy and well stocked at all times
  • Maintaining customer sanitiser stations
  • Clearing and removing rubbish and other items from areas
  • Knowledge of health and safety procedures and COSHH regulations
  • Reporting to the Duty Manager and assisting with any problems that cannot be rectified
  • Undertaking any other reasonable duties

You should be able to work on your own initiative, have a flexible approach and a high level of attention to detail.

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about Customer service, polite and outgoing and someone who would always put our customers first.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Plant Area Assistant

Trentham Garden Centre, Staffordshire
Hardy & Seasonal Plant Department
40 hours per week, Hours to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be well presented, physically fit, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Successful candidates should have experience in horticulture and retail environments.

As a Plant Area Assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Seasonal Plant Manager – Bedding Plants

Wilton House Garden Centre, Wiltshire
Seasonal Plant Department
40 Hours per week, Full Time Position, Alternate weekends

Our plant teams pride themselves on not only giving our customers the very best in product quality and choice, but also on providing them with an aspirational shopping experience through creating stunning visual displays. They work hard to constantly ensure stock availability, that our high standards of plant care and quality are always maintained and that our customers enjoy exceptional service and specialist advice.

As Seasonal Plant Manager, you would be responsible for managing and leading your team in pulling all of this vital activity together so that our customers have a truly unique and memorable shopping experience. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations, but you will also have responsibility for driving sales and profitability – so you will have a real sense of ownership and empowerment!

Our ideal Seasonal Plant Managers will:

  • have experience of working in Garden Centres, although we are open to talking to candidates from any horticultural or Retail background
  • have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 target customers
  • have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards plant retailing
  • have excellent knowledge of plants, plant care and maintenance
  • be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities
  • be meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and overall look and feel
  • have an ability to manage and develop a team
  • Be able to use reports in order to improve performance
  • Have an ability to manage stock from entry to exit within the centre
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Be able to use an Epos system

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department Manager

Nailsworth Garden Centre, Nailsworth
Furniture/Outdoor Living & Christmas
40 Hours per week, Full Time Position, alternate weekends

We pride ourselves in not only giving our customers the very best in product quality and choice, but also in providing them with an aspirational shopping experience through creating stunning visual displays. As the ideal candidate, you will be well presented, physically fit, professional and friendly with a passion for great customer and merchandising, as well as a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority so therefore you will be polite and outgoing and someone who always puts the customer first.

As an Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department Manager, you would be responsible for managing and leading your team in pulling all of this vital activity together so that our customers have a truly unique and memorable shopping experience. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations, but you will also have responsibility for driving sales and profitability – so you will have a real sense of ownership and empowerment!

Our ideal Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department Managers will:

  • have experience of working in a fast-paced retail environment
  • have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 target customers
  • have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards retailing
  • be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities
  • be meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and overall look and feel
  • have an ability to manage and develop a team
  • be able to use reports in order to improve performance
  • have an ability to manage stock from entry to exit within the centre
  • be an excellent communicator
  • be able to use an Epos system

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Plant Area Section Leader

Lower Morden Garden Centre, Morden
Hardy Plants
40 hours per week, Full time - Day off in the week and to include alternate weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Plant Area Section leader, you will be responsible for

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material is right in your areas
  • Responsible for the retail standards in your area

General duties

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department manager
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas
  • Be able to identify slow moving stock and action
  • Understand how to manage the sale area

Deputy Duties

  • Deputise for the Department manager during holidays and days off.
  • Communicate and issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager
  • Organise the plant team with weekly and daily tasks
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the BD plant team.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Plant Area Assistant – Seasonal Plants

Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, Oxfordshire
Seasonal Plant
40 hours per week, full-time to include alternate weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Plant Area Assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Plant Area Section Leader – Seasonal

Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, Oxfordshire
Seasonal Plants
40 hours per week – include alternate weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a plant area section leader, you will be responsible for

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material is right in your areas
  • Responsible for the retail standards in your area
  • Assisting the department manager in managing the team

General duties

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the department manager
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas
  • Be able to identify slow moving stock and action
  • Understand how to manage the sale area

Deputy Duties

  • Deputise for the department manager during holidays and days off.
  • Communicate and issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager
  • Organise the plant team with weekly and daily tasks
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the BD plant team.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Restaurant Supervisor

Café Théâtre at Bicester Avenue, Oxfordshire
Restaurant
40hrs week to include alternate weekends

A great opening for a Front of house Supervisor to join our team in the main restaurant and drive the service forward to achieve excellence. With the full support of a great management team, you will become an asset to this charming establishment and will share in its future accolades.

If you are an experienced Supervisor who is ambitious and takes pride in being part of the company, then this could be the perfect progressive role for you.

Roles & Responsibilities:

· Assist the manager in providing the restaurant team with the appropriate beverage training, tools and resources for the job, enabling them to deliver an exceptional food and drink experience to high standards

· To promote sales through superior service at every opportunity

· To help control stock management and work within the budget provided for the department, spending money wisely to support the team and guest experience

· Work with the manager to control labour budget to ensure that we provide the right team at the right place at the right time

· Providing a safe, secure and appealing food and beverage environment by adhering to the companies Health & Safety policies

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Catering Assistant – Part Time

Café Théâtre at Bicester Avenue, Oxfordshire
Restaurant
Weekend Catering Assistant 4-12 hours over 2 days

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique hospitality experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in food & customer service, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

We are excited to be able to recruit catering assistants to join our family and assist in the smooth and efficient operation of our Restaurant. You will be working closely with the Front of house team and be responsible for key areas within the restaurant and ensure customers receive outstanding service.

What are we looking for?

We are a growing company with a big heart. We are looking for passionate people with a thirst for knowledge who strive to be the best they can be.

We have high standards of quality and service and expect everyone to be friendly to both our guests & their team; as a small team, you will need to be supportive and flexible to play your part in making sure this happens.

Tons of experience is not essential as we will teach you everything you need to know but for this role we are looking for:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Health and Safety regulations awareness as well as knowledge of hygiene
  • Interest in customer service
  • Positive attitude to work and cooperate closely with other team members

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Catering Assistant – Part Time

Café Théâtre at Bicester Avenue, Oxfordshire
Restaurant
25 hours per week, over 5 days to include weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique hospitality experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in food & customer service, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

We are excited to be able to recruit catering assistants to join our family and assist in the smooth and efficient operation of our Restaurant. You will be working closely with the Front of house team and be responsible for key areas within the restaurant and ensure customers receive outstanding service.

What are we looking for?

We are a growing company with a big heart. We are looking for passionate people with a thirst for knowledge who strive to be the best they can be.

We have high standards of quality and service and expect everyone to be friendly to both our guests & their team; as a small team, you will need to be supportive and flexible to play your part in making sure this happens.

Tons of experience is not essential as we will teach you everything you need to know but for this role we are looking for:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Health and Safety regulations awareness as well as knowledge of hygiene
  • Interest in customer service
  • Positive attitude to work and cooperate closely with other team members

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Catering Assistant – Part Time

Café Théâtre at Bicester Avenue, Oxfordshire
Restaurant
16 hours per week over 4 days to include weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique hospitality experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in food & customer service, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

We are excited to be able to recruit catering assistants to join our family and assist in the smooth and efficient operation of our Restaurant. You will be working closely with the Front of house team and be responsible for key areas within the restaurant and ensure customers receive outstanding service.

What are we looking for?

We are a growing company with a big heart. We are looking for passionate people with a thirst for knowledge who strive to be the best they can be.

We have high standards of quality and service and expect everyone to be friendly to both our guests & their team; as a small team, you will need to be supportive and flexible to play your part in making sure this happens.

Tons of experience is not essential as we will teach you everything you need to know but for this role we are looking for:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Health and Safety regulations awareness as well as knowledge of hygiene
  • Interest in customer service
  • Positive attitude to work and cooperate closely with other team members

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Fashion Department Supervisor

Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, Oxfordshire
Fashion
40 hours per week, Full Time to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in Fashion, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Fashion Department Supervisor, you will be responsible for

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material is right in your areas
  • Responsible for the retail standards in your area

General duties

  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products.
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping.
  • Using the EPOS system.
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager.
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks.
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas.
  • Be able to identify slow moving stock and action.
  • Understand how to manage the sale area.

Deputy Duties

  • Deputise for the Department Manager during holidays and days off.
  • Communicate any issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager.
  • Organise the team with weekly and daily tasks.
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the Head Office Fashion team.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Fashion Department Supervisor

Redfields Home of Garden & Living, Hampshire
Fashion
42.5 hours per week, Full Time to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in Fashion, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Fashion Department Supervisor, you will be responsible for

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material is right in your areas
  • Responsible for the retail standards in your area

General duties

  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products.
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping.
  • Using the EPOS system.
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager.
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks.
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas.
  • Be able to identify slow moving stock and action.
  • Understand how to manage the sale area.

Deputy Duties

  • Deputise for the Department Manager during holidays and days off.
  • Communicate any issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager.
  • Organise the team with weekly and daily tasks.
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the Head Office Fashion team.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Plant Area Section Team Leader – Seasonal Plants

Trentham Garden Centre, Staffordshire
Seasonal Plant Department
42.5 hours per week, Full Time hours to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Plant Area Section Team Leader, you will be responsible for

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material is right in your areas
  • Responsible for the retail standards in your area

General duties

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas
  • Be able to identify slow moving stock and action
  • Understand how to manage the sale area 

Deputy Duties

  • Deputise for the Department Manager during holidays and days off.
  • Communicate any issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager
  • Organise the team with weekly and daily tasks
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the BD plant team.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Catering Assistant

Grosvenor Garden Centre, Chester
Restaurant - Front of House
30 hours per week, 5 days a week

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique hospitality experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in food & customer service, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

We are excited to be able to recruit catering assistants to join our family and assist in the smooth and efficient operation of our Restaurant. You will be working closely with the Front of house team and be responsible for key areas within the restaurant and ensure customers receive outstanding service.

What are we looking for?

We are a growing company with a big heart. We are looking for passionate people with a thirst for knowledge who strive to be the best they can be.

We have high standards of quality and service and expect everyone to be friendly to both our guests & their team; as a small team, you will need to be supportive and flexible to play your part in making sure this happens.

Tons of experience is not essential as we will teach you everything you need to know but for this role we are looking for:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Health and Safety regulations awareness as well as knowledge of hygiene
  • Interest in customer service
  • Positive attitude to work and cooperate closely with other team members

In return, we offer a competitive salary as well as the opportunity to develop and grow your career to the next level and most importantly ensure you are happy, as a much-valued member of the Blue Diamond family.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Fashion Retail Manager

Redfields Home of Garden & Living, Hampshire
Fashion
42.5 Hours per week, Full Time Permanent Position, Alternate Weekends

We are actively looking to recruit an experienced and energetic Retail Manager for our Fashion Department at Redfield’s Garden Centre.

ABOUT THE ROLE

To run our Fashion Department, it is essential that you are a creative and commercial individual with a flair for fashion retailing and have the ability to ensure your store is presented and merchandised in a dynamic, aspirational and inviting style. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations to ensure our customers enjoy a truly unique and memorable shopping experience.

Driving profit is always paramount and our Retail Managers are empowered to run their departments with a real sense of ownership. Fashion retail experience in a busy and thriving store is preferred, with proven success managing and leading your team.

ABOUT YOU

Our ideal Fashion Retail Manager will:

  • Have the ability to achieve results by effectively leading and motivating a team to ensure they perform to their best and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Be able to perform under pressure and operate in a fast-paced environment, not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get ‘stuck in’; prioritise tasks effectively and displaying a ‘can do’ attitude at all times.
  • Have the ability to create an exciting and inspiring environment for customers and team, using your visual merchandising skills and commercial acumen.
  • Implement considered changes to maximise the department potential, working with your team to optimise profit.
  • Have good IT skills and be competent using our weekly sales and profit reports to effectively optimise sales and manage all elements of stock control.
  • Ensure store standards are maintained and floor layout meets the company guidelines.
  • Meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and aesthetics of the retail environment.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Goods In General Assistant / Delivery Driver

Endsleigh Garden Centre, Ivybridge
Warehouse
35hrs week working Monday to Friday

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join our team as Goods in General Assistant/Delivery Driver at our Garden Centre in Endsleigh, Devon.
Experience of working in a similar warehouse environment or stock control would be helpful along with a forklift licence but not essential as training will be provided.

Your duties will include:

• The ability to work under pressure at a fast pace in a team or individually and have a degree of flexibility
• Communicating with the team and meeting the demands of ‘door to floor in 24’
• Excellent levels of customer service
• Accuracy is essential
• Customer deliveries

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you are someone who is passionate about Customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Salary will be based on experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and there can be great opportunities to develop and progress your career within the Blue Diamond Group. In addition, there is a generous staff discount, paid holiday, and an optional pension scheme.

If you think you fit this description and would like to join our friendly team, we would love to hear from you.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Fashion Retail Manager

Sanders Garden Centre, Burnham-on-Sea
Fashion
42.5 Hours per week, Full Time Permanent Position

We are actively looking to recruit an experienced and energetic Retail Manager for our new Fashion department which is due to open at the end of August at Sanders Garden Centre.

ABOUT THE ROLE

To run our Fashion Department, it is essential that you are a creative and commercial individual with a flair for fashion retailing and have the ability to ensure your store is presented and merchandised in a dynamic, aspirational and inviting style. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations to ensure our customers enjoy a truly unique and memorable shopping experience.
Driving profit is always paramount and our Retail Managers are empowered to run their departments with a real sense of ownership. Fashion retail experience in a busy and thriving store is preferred, with proven success managing and leading your team.

ABOUT YOU

Our ideal Fashion Retail Manager will:

• Have the ability to achieve results by effectively leading and motivating a team to ensure they perform to their best and provide outstanding customer service.
• Be able to perform under pressure and operate in a fast-paced environment, not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get ‘stuck in’; prioritise tasks effectively and displaying a ‘can do’ attitude at all times.
• Have the ability to create an exciting and inspiring environment for customers and team, using your visual merchandising skills and commercial acumen.
• Implement considered changes to maximise the department potential, working with your team to optimise profit.
• Have good IT skills and be competent using our weekly sales and profit reports to effectively optimise sales and manage all elements of stock control.
• Ensure store standards are maintained and floor layout meets the company guidelines.
• Meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and aesthetics of the retail environment.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Till and Customer Service Manager

Harlow Garden Centre, Harlow
Tills & Customer Services
42.5 hours per week - alternate weekends

We are seeking a friendly and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Till and Customer Service Manager at our Garden Centre in Harlow, Essex. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience.

As the ideal candidate, you will be responsible for ensuring that the till and customer service team provide excellent customer service along with impeccable levels of accuracy. You will carry out effective analysis of transactional reports and take responsibility for ensuring company policies and procedures are being adhered to by the till and customer service team; implementing solutions to problems as they arise and seeking advice when required.

As a Till and Customer Service Manager, the skills and personal qualities needed are:

  • Having excellent communication and problem-solving skills, being polite, confident and friendly
  • Being able to think ahead and proactively respond to any situation ensuring a consistently high customer experience
  • Being able to remain patient, calm and polite in difficult situations
  • Understanding and prioritising the needs of customers
  • Positive body language
  • Being flexible and being able to think strategically
  • Being able to follow and ensuring team follow instructions
  • Being accurate and paying attention to detail, even when under pressure
  • Good numeracy and computer skills
  • Strong leadership skills and previous managerial experience, as in managing a large till and customer service team
  • Proactive in driving and motivating a team to produce results
  • Demonstrating an enthusiastic and self-motivated approach

Key accountabilities/primary responsibilities are:

  • Customer Service
  • Increasing customer satisfaction                                                                                          
  • Increasing customer retention through promoting our loyalty scheme.                     
  • Monitoring and responding to all customer comments on social media and emails. 
  • Improving the customer journey by conducting floor walks                                 
  • Communicating effectively with customers by phone, email, letter and face to face
  • Investigating and resolving customer issues                                                                       
  • Providing feedback to the centre to improve customer service and reduce complaints

Financial Analysis

  • Daily, weekly and monthly reports must be analysed and actioned promptly, resolving any discrepancies – duties include:
  • Responsibility for cash and banking reconciliation
  • Refund analysis
  • Managing system price accuracy
  • Analysing and interpreting system generated financial reports

Management Duties

  • Recruiting, training and performance management of till and customer service assistants
  • Organising weekly rotas, ensuring adequate staffing

Other

  • Monitor till hardware and report any faults
  • Monitor security and ensure vigilance to reduce theft
  • Ensure data protection and consumer legislation policies are adhered to

You may be required during your employment to carry out any other duties which are reasonable and within your capabilities to meet the needs of the business.

During your employment, you must:

Comply with all lawful and reasonable instructions of the Company and carry out all duties diligently and to the best of your ability

Take all possible care not to damage any of the Company's property or equipment.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Seasonal Plant Manager – Bedding Plants

Bridgemere Garden Centre, Cheshire
Seasonal Plants
42.5 Hours per week, Full Time Position, Alternate weekends

Our plant teams pride themselves on not only giving our customers the very best in product quality and choice, but also on providing them with an aspirational shopping experience through creating stunning visual displays. They work hard to constantly ensure stock availability, that our high standards of plant care and quality are always maintained and that our customers enjoy exceptional service and specialist advice.

As Seasonal Plant Manager, you would be responsible for managing and leading your team in pulling all of this vital activity together so that our customers have a truly unique and memorable shopping experience. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations, but you will also have responsibility for driving sales and profitability – so you will have a real sense of ownership and empowerment!

Our ideal Seasonal Plant Managers will:

  • Have experience of working in Garden Centres, although we are open to talking to candidates from any horticultural or Retail background
  • Have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 target customers
  • Have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards plant retailing
  • Have excellent knowledge of plants, plant care and maintenance
  • Be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities
  • Be meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and overall look and feel
  • Have an ability to manage and develop a team
  • Be able to use reports in order to improve performance
  • Have an ability to manage stock from entry to exit within the centre
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Be able to use an Epos system

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Garden Section Team Leader - Gardening

Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, Oxfordshire
Gardening
40 hours per week, Full Time to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Garden Section Team Leader, you will be responsible for

You will have a product groups or suppliers you will be responsible for

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material is right in your areas
  • Responsible for the retail standards in your area

General duties

  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

Deputy Duties

  • Deputise for the Department Manager during holidays and days off.
  • Communicate any issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager
  • Organise the plant team with weekly and daily tasks
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the BD Garden Buying Team.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Plant Area Assistants – Seasonal Plants

Canterbury Chartham Garden Centre, Canterbury
Seasonal Plants
2 x Positions 20-24 hours per week to include weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Plant Area Assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Home General Assistant

Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, Oxfordshire
Home
40 hours per week, Full Time to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in Home & Interiors, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Home General assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Fashion Retail Manager

Cardiff Garden Centre, Cardiff
Fashion
4o Hours per week, Full Time Permanent Position

We are actively looking to recruit an experienced and energetic Retail Manager for our new Fashion department which is due to open at the end of August.

ABOUT THE ROLE

To run our Fashion Department, it is essential that you are a creative and commercial individual with a flair for fashion retailing and have the ability to ensure your store is presented and merchandised in a dynamic, aspirational and inviting style. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations to ensure our customers enjoy a truly unique and memorable shopping experience.

Driving profit is always paramount and our Retail Managers are empowered to run their departments with a real sense of ownership. Fashion retail experience in a busy and thriving store is preferred, with proven success managing and leading your team.

ABOUT YOU

Our ideal Fashion Retail Manager will:

  • Have the ability to achieve results by effectively leading and motivating a team to ensure they perform to their best and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Be able to perform under pressure and operate in a fast-paced environment, not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get ‘stuck in’; prioritise tasks effectively and displaying a ‘can do’ attitude at all times.
  • Have the ability to create an exciting and inspiring environment for customers and team, using your visual merchandising skills and commercial acumen.
  • Implement considered changes to maximise the department potential, working with your team to optimise profit.
  • Have good IT skills and be competent using our weekly sales and profit reports to effectively optimise sales and manage all elements of stock control.
  • Ensure store standards are maintained and floor layout meets the company guidelines.
  • Meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and aesthetics of the retail environment.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Gardening Department Manager

Melbicks Garden Centre, Birmingham
Gardening
40 Hours per week, Full Time Position, including alternate weekend working

Our Garden Department Managers pride themselves on not only giving our customers the very best in product quality and choice, but also on providing them with an aspirational shopping experience through creating stunning visual displays. They work hard to constantly ensure stock availability, and that our customers enjoy exceptional service and specialist advice.

As a Garden Department Manager, you would be responsible for managing and leading your team in pulling all of this vital activity together so that our customers have a truly unique and memorable shopping experience. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations, but you will also have responsibility for driving sales and profitability – so you will have a real sense of ownership and empowerment!

Our ideal Garden Department Managers will:

  • Have experience of working in Garden Centres, although we are open to talking to candidates from any horticultural or Retail background
  • Have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 target customers
  • Have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards retailing
  • Have a good knowledge of gardening
  • Be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities
  • Be meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and overall look and feel
  • Have an ability to manage and develop a team
  • Be able to use reports in order to improve performance
  • Have an ability to manage stock from entry to exit within the centre
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Be able to use an Epos system

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Delivery Driver

Lower Morden Garden Centre, Morden
Goods In & Deliveries
40 hours per week, Monday – Friday

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in customer service, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Delivery Driver, you will be responsible for

  • Organising and planning daily delivery routes
  • Liaising with department heads, customer services and customers.
  • Loading and unloading delivery vehicles
  • Delivering goods direct to our customers in a smooth, efficient and polite manner
  • Vehicle safety checks and maintenance
  • Clean driving licence
  • Physically fit & computer literate 

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Gardening Department Manager

Canterbury Chartham Garden Centre, Canterbury
Gardening
40 Hours per week, Full Time Position, including alternate weekend working

Our Garden Department Managers pride themselves on not only giving our customers the very best in product quality and choice, but also on providing them with an aspirational shopping experience through creating stunning visual displays. They work hard to constantly ensure stock availability, and that our customers enjoy exceptional service and specialist advice.

As a Garden Department Manager, you would be responsible for managing and leading your team in pulling all of this vital activity together so that our customers have a truly unique and memorable shopping experience. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations, but you will also have responsibility for driving sales and profitability – so you will have a real sense of ownership and empowerment!

Our ideal Garden Department Managers will:

  • Have experience of working in Garden Centres, although we are open to talking to candidates from any horticultural or Retail background
  • Have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 target customers
  • Have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards retailing
  • Have a good knowledge of gardening
  • Be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities
  • Be meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and overall look and feel
  • Have an ability to manage and develop a team
  • Be able to use reports in order to improve performance
  • Have an ability to manage stock from entry to exit within the centre
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Be able to use an Epos system

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY