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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 third 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

Hardy Plants General Assistant

East Bridgford Garden & Home, Nottinghamshire
Hardy Plants
42.5 Hours per week, Full Time/Permanent Position, alternate weekends

Hardy Plants General Assistant

East Bridgford Garden Centre, Nottingham

42.5 Hours per week, Full Time/Permanent Position, alternate weekends

We are currently recruiting for a Hardy Plant General Assistant to work with our Plant team at East Bridgford Garden Centre.

ABOUT THE CENTRE

East Bridgford Garden Centre is the best destination garden centre in the region.  We offer our customers the very best in high quality plants and gardening products, as well a broad range of indoor living and lifestyle products.

We pride ourselves on our high standards of retailing, visual presentation and customer service and this exciting opportunity has now arisen to join our team.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a Hardy Plant General Assistant, you will be responsible for looking after both our Plants and our customers.  Receipting and merchandising of stock, along with watering and maintenance to ensure the best quality product for our customers.

ABOUT YOU

To be a successful Hardy Plant General Assistant with the Blue Diamond Group you will:

  • Have a strong eye for detail and be able to work with a very high level of accuracy
  • Have experience of working in a busy retail environment
  • Have an interest in plants and a good plant knowledge
  • Be a good team player and focused on consistently meeting deadlines
  • Have a good working knowledge of standard IT applications
  • Ideally have experience of working with 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.

If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you.

ABOUT THE BLUE DIAMOND GROUP

Blue Diamond Group is one of the UK’s largest Garden Centre Groups, 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.  

We hold a profitable, prominent position within the garden centre industry priding ourselves on our inspirational approach to retailing which gives us a creative point of difference in the market.  Our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Goods In Assistant

East Bridgford Garden & Home, Nottinghamshire
Goods In
40 Hours per week, Full Time/Permanent Position

Goods In Assistant

East Bridgford Garden Centre, Nottingham

40 Hours per week, Full Time/Permanent Position

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Goods In Assistant to work with our warehouse team at East Bridgford Garden Centre.

ABOUT THE CENTRE

East Bridgford Garden Centre is the best destination garden centre in the region.  We offer our customers the very best in high quality plants and gardening products, as well a broad range of indoor living and lifestyle products.

We pride ourselves on our high standards of retailing, visual presentation and customer service and this exciting opportunity has now arisen to join our team.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As Goods In Assistant you will be responsible for processes for all incoming stock, inter branch transfers, stock returns and the upkeep and overall appearance of the yard and stock storage areas.  You will work with your team to ensure that all stock is received on our systems accurately and any errors are identified and resolved with suppliers as quickly as possible.

You will report to the Goods in Manager and work alongside the other Department Heads in the Centre to ensure all stock is transferred onto the shop floor as efficiently and effectively as possible.

ABOUT YOU

To be a successful Good in Assistant with the Blue Diamond Group you will:

  • Have a strong eye for detail and be able to work with a very high level of accuracy
  • Have experience of working in a busy incoming goods environment, ideally within retail
  • Be a good team player and focused on consistently meeting deadlines
  • Have a good working knowledge of standard IT applications, specifically Microsoft Excel
  • Ideally have experience of working with an EPOS system
  • Ideally have a fork lift licence or a willingness to obtain one

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

If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you.

ABOUT THE BLUE DIAMOND GROUP

Blue Diamond Group is one of the UK’s largest Garden Centre Groups, 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.  

We hold a profitable, prominent position within the garden centre industry priding ourselves on our inspirational approach to retailing which gives us a creative point of difference in the market.  Our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Plant Area Section Leader

Lower Morden Garden Centre, Morden
Plants
40 hours per week, Full Time hours to include alternative weekends

Plant Area Section Leader

Lower Morden Garden Centre

40 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

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

  • 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.

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 Section Leader

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

Hardy Plant Section Leader

Newbridge Garden Centre

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 Hardy Plant 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

  • 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 plant team with weekly and daily tasks
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the Blue Diamond 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!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Hardy Plants General Assistant

Trentham Garden Centre, Staffordshire
Plants
40, Full time

General Assistant - Hardy Plants

Trentham Garden Centre

We are seeking friendly and motivated individuals to join our team as General Assistants in the Hardy Plant Department at our Garden Centre at Trentham, Stoke. The role will require weekend working.

As General Assistant in our Hardy Plant Department 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
• 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
• Stock replenishment and merchandising
• Assisting the Department Head with any other duties as required

Plant experience or Garden Centre experience is essential

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 will be 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.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Hardy Plants General Assistant

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Plants
42.5, Full time

General Assistant - Hardy Plants

Newbridge Garden Centre

We are seeking friendly and motivated individuals to join our team as General Assistants in the Hardy Plant Department at our Garden Centre at Newbridge, Horsham. The role will require weekend working.

As General Assistant in our Hardy Plant Department 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
• 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
• Stock replenishment and merchandising 
• Assisting the Department Head with any other duties as required

Plant experience or Garden Centre experience is essential

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 will be 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.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Hardy Plants General Assistant

Brambridge Garden Centre, Hampshire
Plants
40

General Assistant - Hardy Plants

Brambridge Park 

We are seeking friendly and motivated individuals to join our team as General Assistants in the Hardy Plant Department at our Garden Centre at Brambridge, Eastleigh. The role will require weekend working.

As General Assistant in our Hardy Plant Department 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
• 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
• Stock replenishment and merchandising 
• Assisting the Department Head with any other duties as required

Plant experience or Garden Centre experience is essential

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 will be 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.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Hardy Plants General Assistant

Weybridge Garden Centre, Addlestone
Plants
40

General Assistant - Hardy Plants

Weybridge Garden Centre

We are seeking friendly and motivated individuals to join our team as General Assistants in the Hardy Plant Department at our Garden Centre at Weybridge. The role will require weekend working.

As General Assistant in our Hardy Plant Department 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
• 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
• Stock replenishment and merchandising 
• Assisting the Department Head with any other duties as required

Plant experience or Garden Centre experience is essential

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 will be 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.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Hardy Plants General Assistant

Rake Garden Centre, Rake
Plants
40

General Assistant - Hardy Plants

Rake Garden Centre

We are seeking friendly and motivated individuals to join our team as General Assistants in the Hardy Plant Department at our Garden Centre at Rake, Hampshire. The role will require weekend working.

As General Assistant in our Hardy Plant Department 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
• 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
• Stock replenishment and merchandising 
• Assisting the Department Head with any other duties as required

Plant experience or Garden Centre experience is essential

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 will be 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.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Till and Customer Service Manager

Brambridge Garden Centre, Hampshire
Garden Centre
42.5 Hours per week, Full Time/Permanent Position, alternate weekends

We are actively looking to recruit an experienced and customer focussed Manager for our Till and Customer Service area at Brambridge Park Garden centre.

ABOUT THE ROLE

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. 

ABOUT YOU

Our ideal Till and Customer service 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.
  • Have Excellent communication skills with both Staff and Customers
  • Be polite, confident and friendly
  • Be ale to remain patient, calm and polite in difficult situations
  • Understand and be able to prioritise the needs of customers
  • Have Excellent problem solving skills
  • Be flexible and be able to think strategically
  • Have Excellent numeracy and computer skills, and be ale to read and analyse reports
  • Strong leadership skills-previous management experience preferred 
  • Proactive in driving and motivating a team to produce results.

ABOUT BLUE DIAMOND GROUP

Blue Diamond Group is the second largest Garden Centre Group, turning over £200m per annum 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 awards. 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!

Senior Till and Customer Service Assistant

Brambridge Garden Centre, Hampshire
Garden Centre
42.5 Hours per week, Full Time/Permanent Position, alternate weekends

We are actively looking to recruit a customer focussed Senior Till and Customer Service assistant at Brambridge Park Garden centre.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Senior assistant will report to the Till and Customer Service Manager.  You will ensure the till and customer service team provides excellent customer service along with impeccable levels of accuracy. On the Managers day off/Holiday you will cover the Managers role, by carrying 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. 

ABOUT YOU

Our ideal Till and Customer service 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.
  • Have Excellent communication skills with both Staff and Customers
  • Be polite, confident and friendly
  • Be ale to remain patient, calm and polite in difficult situations
  • Understand and be able to prioritise the needs of customers
  • Have Excellent problem solving skills
  • Be flexible and be able to think strategically
  • Have Excellent numeracy and computer skills, and be ale to read and analyse reports
  • Strong leadership skills 
  • Proactive in driving and motivating a team to produce results.

ABOUT BLUE DIAMOND GROUP

Blue Diamond Group is the second largest Garden Centre Group, turning over £200m per annum 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 awards. 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!

 

Goods in Assistant

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Goods In
Full Time 42.5 Permanent

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join the team as a Goods in Assistant at our Garden Centre at Newbridge, Horsham, Sussex. Experience of working in a similar warehouse environment or stock control would be helpful but not essential. Forklift licence desirable or training will be required 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

* Booking in deliveries using the EPOS system - accuracy is essential

* Communicating with the team and meeting the demands of ‘door to floor in 24’

* Easily engage and connect with customers at point of delivery and be able to organise a delivery schedule to meet the demands of the business

* General maintenance and site repairs

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 will be 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.

steve.nicholls@bluediamond.gg

 

Fashion Retail Manager

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

Following our recent expansion we are actively looking to recruit an experienced and energetic Retail Manager for our Fashion department at Redfields 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.

ABOUT BLUE DIAMOND GROUP

Blue Diamond Group is the second largest Garden Centre Group, turning over £200m per annum 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 awards. 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!

General Assistant - Home

Nailsworth Garden Centre, Nailsworth
Home
40 Hours Full Time

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join our team as General Assistant in the Home Department at our Garden Centre in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire. As General Assistant in our Home Department you will provide excellent customer service to all our customers, ensuring their needs are fully met, deal with stock and keep the department tidy. You must: * Quickly gain an in-depth knowledge of the product range * Be meticulous with detail in terms of product placement, standards and presentation with the drive and motivation to always take standards to the next level * Be an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills * Have good basic computer skills and have a willingness to learn. * Work well under pressure * Have experience of working in a fast-paced retail environment Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, immaculately presented 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.

 

ABOUT THE BLUE DIAMOND GROUP Blue Diamond Group is one of the UK’s largest Garden Centre Groups, 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. We hold a profitable, prominent position within the garden centre industry - priding ourselves on our inspirational approach to retailing which gives us a creative point of difference in the market. Our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers.

EMAIL: jon.dunn@nailsworthgardencentre.co.uk