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

Blue Diamond operates 39 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 39 Garden Centres are renowned as some of the best in the country and have won many retailing and restaurant awards.

Head Office - Guernsey

Le Friquet Home of Garden & Living in Guernsey is our state of the art Garden Centre and Head Office complex. We have a dedicated page for people wishing to apply for positions in our head office support team.

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

Catering Assistant

Coton Orchard Garden Centre, Cambridge
Restaurant
Full Time 40 hrs to include alternate 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.

Previous experience in similar roles is preferred but 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
  • Good Barista skills and the ability to teach others

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Cadbury Garden Centre, Congresbury
Restaurant - Front of House
Part Time 16-30 hours available with one weekend day

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 within the Front of house team to 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 39 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

Pastry Chef

Redfields Home of Garden & Living, Hampshire
Restaurant
Full or Part time available for this position

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Pastry Chef to work within our Café Theatre here at Redfield’s.

As the Pastry Chef, we would love you to have experience in a similar environment, with some knowledge in pastry products. The successful Chef must be self-motivated, quality driven and keen to learn and develop.

Salary will be dependent of experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and rewarding. There are great opportunities to develop and progress your career.

Hours of work will be based on a 40 hour week working 5 days out of 7, day shift only and no splits.

Roles & Responsibilities:

· To help in delivering a consistent product of a high standard for the pastry department

· To provide our customers with exceptional customer service

· To assist kitchen in controlling stock, minimising wastage and working within the budget provided for the department

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

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.

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Health and Safety regulations awareness as well as knowledge of hygiene
  • 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 39 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

Sous Chef

Weybridge Garden Centre, Surrey
Restaurant
40 hours week, working 3 weekends in 4 with days off during the week

We are currently looking for an experienced enthusiastic Sous Chef with a can-do attitude to help manage our kitchen and food offering in our Restaurant within Weybridge Garden Centre.

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

No Evenings or Split shifts

Roles & Responsibilities:

· Help in providing the kitchen brigade with the appropriate training, tools and resources for the job, enabling them to deliver an exceptional food experience to high standards

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

· Assist in control of 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

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!

· To assist the restaurant manager in controlling stock, minimizing wastage and working within the budget provided for the restaurant.

· 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 39 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

St Peter's Garden Centre, Jersey Channel Islands
Tills and Customer Services
40 Hours per week, Full Time Position, alternate weekend working

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.

Skills & Personal Qualities Required

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 your team follow instruction
Be accurate and pay attention to detail, even when under pressure
Good numeracy and computer skills
Strong leadership skills and previous managerial experience essential as you will be managing a large till team
Proactive in driving and motivating a team to produce results
Demonstrate an enthusiastic and self-motivated approach

Job overview

The Till & Customer Service Manager will ensure the till 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 team. You will implement solutions to problems as they arise and seek advice when required.

Key accountabilities/primary responsibilities

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 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

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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 Department Head

Bridgemere Garden Centre, Cheshire
Home & Indoor Living
40 Hours per week, Full Time Position, including alternate weekend working

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our home department for the right candidate,

Are you a manager that is passionate about retail and pride yourself on being able to deliver a truly unique and memorable shopping experience for all your customers?

Would you like to work with exciting, eclectic product ranges that offer excellent quality and choice for your AB1 target customer,

Could you use your creativity and merchandising skills to create stunning visual displays?

Can you analyse weekly reports to ensure that you can deliver profit through sound commercial decisions?

Do you want to have a real sense of Empowerment and ownership for your business?

If this sounds appealing to you, we would love to hear from you.  

Our ideal Home Department Managers will:

  • Have experience of working in a fast-paced quality 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.
  • 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
  • Be responsible for managing and leading their team

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Redfields Home of Garden & Living, Hampshire
Cleaning
2 x 15-hour positions available, would include one weekend day

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join our team as a Cleaner at our Redfield’s Garden Centre. 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

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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 Section Leader – Indoor Plants

Harlow Garden Centre, Harlow
Indoor Plants
Full-time, 42.5 hours per week includes weekends

We are seeking a friendly and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Plant Section Leader at our Garden Centre in Harlow, Essex. The position is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for maintaining high levels of plant care and maintenance, and be meticulous to detail in terms of product placement, standards and presentation. A good knowledge of indoor plants and previous retail experience at Supervisory level would be useful but not essential.

As a Plant Section Leader, you will be responsible for

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material 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
  • Stock replenishment and merchandising
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in relevant areas
  • Be able to identify slow moving stock and action
  • Understand how to manage the sale area
  • Any other duties required by the Department Manager

Deputy Duties:

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

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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 Section Team Leader Containers & Garden Features

Tunbridge Wells Garden Centre, Kent
Gardening
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 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 Department Section Team Leader, Containers & Garden Features you will be responsible for a range of product groups and suppliers and you will carry out:

  • 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 your 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 39 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

IT Field Engineer

Blue Diamond Group, Guernsey Channel Islands
IT
40 hours per week, full time including 1 in 4 weekends on call

We are now seeking a driven and highly motivated individual to join our team as the IT Field Engineer

About the Role

Your role as an IT Field Engineer will be to maintain, diagnose and install network equipment and hardware across our 39 garden centres within the UK and Channel Islands. This will include but not limited to

  • To maintain all EPOS hardware across all sites
  • To maintain all network equipment across all sites
  • To maintain all PC and server equipment across all sites
  • To maintain and service all the garden centres across all UK and Channel Island sites
  • To install new hardware as and when needed
  • To install data cabling as and when needed and to a high standard

About You

Our ideal IT Field Engineer will meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Strong Knowledge of VPN’s/VLAN’s and network configurations
  • Router setup and maintenance
  • Strong network infrastructure knowledge
  • The ability to diagnose problems quickly and efficiently
  • Will have fantastic organisational ability
  • Experience managing and maintaining IT and EPOS equipment across multiple sites
  • Will have a great working knowledge of MS Win 10/Win 11
  • Will be friendly and approachable
  • Will be happy working independently on occasion
  • Will be happy working out of hours when required
  • Will have a clean driving license
  • Will be willing to travel and stay away from home as and when required

Desirable Qualities

  • Experience with Ubiquiti and Zyxel hardware
  • Experience of networked CCTV systems
  • Experience of domain networks and setup
  • Will be familiar with PCI-DSS compliance
  • Will be familiar GDPR regulations

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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 – Bedding Plants

Trentham Garden Centre, Staffordshire
Bedding Plants
42.5 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 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 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 39 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 - Hardy Plants

Trentham Garden Centre, Staffordshire
Hardy Plants
42.5 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 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 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 39 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 General Assistant

Redfields Home of Garden & Living, Hampshire
Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department
Part Time, 3 days a week including weekend availability

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 Outdoor Leisure & Christmas 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 an Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department General Assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining and ensuring the Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department is immaculately presented at all times and stock is replenished as required
  • 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 39 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 General Assistant – Bedding Plants

Cardiff Garden Centre, Cardiff
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40 hrs 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 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 General 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 39 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

Cadbury Garden Centre, Congresbury
Restaurant
40 hours week, to include weekends on a rota basis

We are currently looking for a flexible enthusiastic Chef with a can-do attitude to join our Restaurant and produce fantastic quality food.

We would love you to have previous experience in a similar role, with good knowledge of food and kitchen procedures with the ability to be able to manage the back of house team. The successful Chef must be self-motivated, quality-driven, and keen to learn and develop.

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

Hours of work will be based on a 40-hour week working 5 days out of 7.

Salary – Competitive, discussed at interview

No Splits or Evening Shifts

Roles & Responsibilities:

· To help in delivering a consistent quality of a high standard for the restaurant.

· To provide our customers with exceptional customer service

· To assist the restaurant manager in controlling stock, minimizing wastage and working within the budget provided for the restaurant.

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

The successful Chef will:

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

· Have a good eye for detail

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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
Full & Part Time Vacancies

We are delighted to be hiring for a passionate and enthusiastic person to join our busy and popular Restaurant, and to work alongside our friendly and passionate team.

We are looking for a person:

• with a great passion for customer service and exceeding customer expectation

• with a pride in a job well executed

• able to work individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment and under pressure

• attentive, pleasant, and friendly with both, our customer and other team members

• with previous catering experience preferably, however, training will be offered

• Flexible with the duties

We are taking a great pride in our customer service (we don’t want our customer to wait for their drinks and food) so a friendly and motivated person is a must

The positions available are, either full time or part time and most of them will include weekends.

Working with us, will mean that you will get a far better work life balance for the industry compared to other restaurants or hotels, with no evening work or split shifts, Christmas, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day also off! Duties include:

• Hosting customers to the tables

• Taking orders and payment

• Preparing hot and cold drinks

• Serving to the table

• General cleaning of a restaurant

Your daily duties will vary depending on your skills and work ethics. However, everybody has a part to play in a successful team.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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 Gardening

Harlow Garden Centre, Harlow
Garden Sundries
Monday, Friday and Saturday, part-time 22.5 hours

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join our team as a General Assistant in our Gardening Department at our Garden Centre in Harlow, Essex. The position is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for maintaining high levels of customer services and be meticulous to detail in terms of product placement, standards and presentation. You should be able to work on your own initiative, have a flexible approach as well as having a good eye for detail. Previous retail experience and knowledge of gardening would be useful but not essential.

As a General Assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Engaging openly with our customers with an energetic and can-do attitude
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Organising customer deliveries
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Stock replenishment and merchandising
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas
  • Any other duties required by the Department Manager

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Harlow Garden Centre, Harlow
Restaurant
Part-time, temporary to permanent, 4 hour shifts

We are seeking Catering Assistants to join our family at Harlow Garden Centre and assist in the smooth and efficient operation of our restaurant in the build up to and during our busy peak period. You will be working closely with the front of house team and be responsible for key areas within the restaurant while ensuring customers receive outstanding service.

What are we looking for?

Catering Assistant, part-time over our busy lunch period, available on a temporary to permanent contract, 4 hour shifts.

As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in food and 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.

You will be required to be flexible and undertake various roles within the team during service. Show calmness under pressure whilst working at a fast pace in a busy restaurant environment.

Experience is not essential as we’ll 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
  • Genuine interest for great customer service
  • Positive attitude to work and cooperate closely with other team members

We pride ourselves on our high food standards and on delivering an exceptional and unique experience.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Sous Chef

Sanders Garden Centre, Burnham-on-Sea
Restaurant
40 Hours per week, Full Time Position

We are currently looking for an experienced enthusiastic Sous Chef with a can-do attitude to help manage our kitchen and food offering in our Restaurant within Sanders Garden Centre.

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

No Evenings or Split shifts

Hours of work will be based on a 40-hour week working 5 days out of 7

Roles & Responsibilities:

· Help in providing the kitchen brigade with the appropriate training, tools and resources for the job, enabling them to deliver an exceptional food experience to high standards

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

· Assist in control of 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

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!

· To assist the restaurant manager in controlling stock, minimizing wastage and working within the budget provided for the restaurant.

· 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 39 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

Redfields Home of Garden & Living, Hampshire
Plants
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 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 Hardy Plant 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 39 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

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Plants
Various Full and Part Time hours available working 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 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 Hardy Plant 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 39 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

Retails Support Team

Blue Diamond Group, Guernsey Channel Islands
Head Office - Guernsey

Due to continued growth we are looking for the right person to join our diverse and expanding Retail Support Team.

The RST at Head office is an essential link to centres, category mangers and suppliers. You will be on hand to support the group through stockfile management, reconciliation of invoices, reacting to centre queries and raising orders with suppliers.

Working from our Head Office in Guernsey you will be at the heartbeat of the business.

What we do

  • Invoice reconciliation
  • Raise Allocations
  • Upload product data to our EPOS system.
  • Maintain retail price file
  • Query resolution

We are looking for someone with the following skillsets

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi task varying projects and deadlines
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment
  • Sound knowledge of Excel/Google sheets (Training will be given)
  • Good communication skills
  • Career Progressive Environment

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Indoor Plant Section Team Leader

Sanders Garden Centre, Burnham-on-Sea
Indoor Plants
40 hours per week, Full time to include alternate weekend working

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 an Indoor Plant 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 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 39 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

Coton Orchard Garden Centre, Cambridge
Plants
40 hours per week, Full time to include alternate weekend working

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 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 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 39 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 - Hardy Plants

Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, Oxfordshire
Hardy Plants
42.5 hours per week, Full time to include alternate weekend working

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 Plant Area Section Team Leader, Hardy Plants 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 Hardy 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 39 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 Manager

Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, Oxfordshire
Goods In & Deliveries
42.5 Hours per week, Full Time/Permanent Position Monday-Friday

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Goods In Manager to lead and continually develop our busy warehouse team at Bicester Avenue Garden Centre.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As Goods In Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing our smooth and efficient 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 and despatched on our systems accurately to enable an accurate stock file and any errors are identified and resolved with suppliers as quickly as possible. You will carry out any required training of your team to ensure that any mistakes that occur will not occur in the future.

Communication is a key part of this role; you will be working alongside the other Department Managers and the GCOM (centre manager) to ensure that deliveries are processed in accordance with stock requirements and all stock is transferred onto the shop floor as efficiently and effectively as possible.

ABOUT YOU

To be a successful Good In Manager 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 flexible in your approach to dealing with high level of incoming deliveries in respect to extra hours required during the week and the weekend if required
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have outstanding organisational skills to ensure efficiency in your team’s processing of deliveries and in maintaining an organised goods in area
  • Be able to work well under pressure
  • Be approachable
  • Have excellent prioritisation skills
  • Enjoy and be good at problem solving
  • Have experience of supervising or managing a small team
  • 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 a computerised stock management system, using handheld devices to scan barcodes on goods
  • Ideally have a fork lift licence or a willingness to obtain one

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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 – Gardening Department

Orchard Park Garden Centre, Dorset
Gardening
40 hours per week, to include alternate weekend working

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 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.

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

As a Gardening 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 39 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 (Maternity Cover)

Tunbridge Wells Garden Centre, Kent
Outdoor Leisure & Christmas
40 Hours per week, alternate weekend working

We are currently looking for an Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department Manager for maternity cover for 12 months from June 2022.

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 Outdoor Leisure & Christmas products and great customer service, you will also have 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 and 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 39 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 Department General Assistant

Coton Orchard Garden Centre, Cambridge
Outdoor Leisure Department
Full Time, 40 hours to include alternate weekend working

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 Outdoor Leisure & Christmas 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 an Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department General Assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining and ensuring the Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department is immaculately presented at all times and stock is replenished as required
  • 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 39 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 Department General Assistant

Sanders Garden Centre, Burnham-on-Sea
Outdoor Leisure Department
Part Time, 14.5 hours, every weekend

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 Outdoor Leisure & Christmas 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 an Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department General Assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining and ensuring the Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department is immaculately presented at all times and stock is replenished as required
  • 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 39 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

Grosvenor Garden Centre, Chester
Cleaning
12 hours per week, Saturday and Sunday

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join our team as a Cleaner at our Grosvenor Garden Centre. 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

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Endsleigh Garden Centre, Ivybridge
Cleaning
15 hours week to include one weekend day

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join our team as a Cleaner at our Endsleigh Garden Centre. 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. This role will involve the use of commercial cleaning machinery.

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 39 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
Full-time to include alternate weekends

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

• Being motivated and passionate about cooking

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Bedding Plant Manager

Weybridge Garden Centre, Surrey
Bedding 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 Bedding 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 Bedding 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 39 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

Cadbury Garden Centre, Congresbury
Restaurant
40 hours week working alternate weekends

We have a great opening for a Restaurant Supervisor to join our team in our 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 39 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

Commis Chef

Trelawney Garden Centre, Cornwall
Restaurant
37.5 hours week, to including weekend working

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Commis Chef with a can-do attitude to join our Restaurant at Trelawney and produce fantastic quality food.

As a commis chef, we would love you to have experience in a similar environment, with some knowledge in food. The successful Chef must be a self-motivated, quality driven and be experienced in working by themselves and as part of the team.

No split shifts and no night shifts, the perfect working/family balance

Roles & Responsibilities:

· Help the kitchen brigade in being able to deliver an exceptional food experience to high standards and ensuring our customers have a great experience.

· Support with stock management and work within the budget provided for the department.

· 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 39 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

Kitchen Assistant

Trelawney Garden Centre, Cornwall
Restaurant
30 Hours 9am-3pm Including weekend work

We are currently looking for a flexible enthusiastic Kitchen Assistant with a can-do attitude to join our Restaurant at Trelawney Garden Centre and produce fantastic quality food.

We would love you to have experience in a similar environment, with knowledge in food and beverage products but this is not essential as on-site training will be given. The successful person must be a self-motivated, quality driven and be experienced in working by themselves and as part of the team and willing to learn.

No split shifts and no night shifts, the perfect working/family balance

Roles & Responsibilities:

· Help the kitchen brigade in being able to deliver an exceptional food experience to high standards and ensuring our customers have a great experience.

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

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.

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Health and Safety regulations awareness as well as knowledge of hygiene
  • 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 39 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

Lower Morden Garden Centre, Morden
Fashion
40 Hours per week, Full Time Permanent Position, alternate weekend working

We are actively looking to recruit an experienced and energetic Retail Manager for our Fashion Department in Lower Morden 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 39 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

Head Chef

Orchard Park Garden Centre, Dorset
Restaurants
Full Time Position

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Head Chef with a can-do attitude to manage our kitchen at Orchard Park Garden Centre.

We would love you to have previous experience in a similar role, with good knowledge of food and kitchen procedures with the ability to be able to manage the back of house team. The successful Head Chef must be self-motivated, quality-driven, keen to learn and develop.

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

Hours of work will be based on a 40-hour week working 5 days out of 7.

No evening shifts and the perfect working/family balance.

Roles & Responsibilities:

· To deliver a consistent quality of a high standard for the restaurant.

· To provide our customers with exceptional customer service

· To assist the Restaurant Manager in controlling stock, minimising wastage and working within the budget.

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

The successful Head Chef will:

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

· Have a good eye for detail

· Will suit a Sous Chef ambitious to take on their first Head Chef role

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Tills and Customer Service Manager

Orchard Park Garden Centre, Dorset
Tills & Customer Services
Full Time Position, including 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.
 
Skills & Personal Qualities Required
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 your team follow instruction

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

Good numeracy and computer skills

Strong leadership skills and previous managerial experience essential as you will be managing a large till team

Proactive in driving and motivating a team to produce results

Demonstrate an enthusiastic and self-motivated approach


Job overview
The Till & Customer Service Supervisor will ensure the till 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 team. You will implement solutions to problems as they arise and seek advice when required.


Key accountabilities/primary responsibilities
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 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

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Head Chef

Tunbridge Wells Garden Centre, Kent
Restaurant
Full Time Position

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Head Chef with a can-do attitude to manage our kitchen at Tunbridge Wells Garden Centre.

We would love you to have previous experience in a similar role, with good knowledge of food and kitchen procedures with the ability to be able to manage the back of house team. The successful Head Chef must be self-motivated, quality-driven, keen to learn and develop.

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

Hours of work will be based on a 40-hour week working 5 days out of 7.

No evening shifts and the perfect working/family balance.

Roles & Responsibilities:

· To deliver a consistent quality of a high standard for the restaurant.

· To provide our customers with exceptional customer service

· To assist the Restaurant Manager in controlling stock, minimising wastage and working within the budget.

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

The successful Head Chef will:

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

· Have a good eye for detail

· Will suit a Sous Chef ambitious to take on their first Head Chef role

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Tunbridge Wells Garden Centre, Kent
Restaurant
40 hours based on 5 out of 7 days

We are delighted to be hiring for a passionate and enthusiastic person to join our busy and popular Restaurant at Tunbridge Wells Garden Centre, and to work alongside our friendly and passionate team.

We are looking for a person:

  • with a great passion for customer service and exceeding customer expectation
  • with a pride in a job well executed
  • able to work individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment and under pressure
  • attentive, pleasant, and friendly with both, our customer and other team members
  • with previous catering experience preferably, however, training will be offered in this and including till use.
  • Flexible with the duties

We take great pride in our customer service (we don’t want our customer to wait for their drinks and food) so a friendly and motivated person is a must

Working with us, will mean that you will get a far better work life balance for the industry compared to other restaurants or hotels, with no evening work or split shifts, Christmas, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day also off! Duties include:

  • Hosting customers to the tables
  • Taking orders and payment
  • Preparing hot and cold drinks
  • Serving to the table
  • General cleaning of a restaurant

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Sanders Garden Centre, Burnham-on-Sea
Restaurant
Part Time, 6 hours per week

We are looking for a person:

  • with a great passion for customer service and exceeding customer expectation
  • with a pride in a job well executed
  • able to work individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment and under pressure
  • attentive, pleasant, and friendly with both, our customer and other team members
  • with previous catering experience preferably, however, training will be offered in this and including till use.
  • Flexible with the duties

We take great pride in our customer service (we don’t want our customer to wait for their drinks and food) so a friendly and motivated person is a must

The position available is part time and will include every weekend.

Working with us, will mean that you will get a far better work life balance for the industry compared to other restaurants or hotels, with no evening work or split shifts, Christmas, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day also off! Duties include:

  • Hosting customers to the tables
  • Taking orders and payment
  • Preparing hot and cold drinks
  • Serving to the table
  • General cleaning of a restaurant

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Kitchen Porter

Sanders Garden Centre, Burnham-on-Sea
Restaurant
40 hours per week, full time including alternate weekends

We are delighted to be hiring for a Kitchen Porter to join our busy and popular Restaurant, and to work alongside our friendly and passionate team.

We are looking for a person:

• with a great team spirit

• with an obsession for cleanliness

• with a pride in a job well executed

• able to work individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment and under pressure

• attentive, pleasant, and friendly with both, our customer and other team members

• Flexible with the duties

We take great pride in our customer service (we don’t want our customer to wait for their drinks and food) so a friendly and motivated person is a must.

The position available is full time and will include weekends.

Working with us, will mean that you will get a far better work life balance for the industry compared to other restaurants or hotels, with no evening work or split shifts, Christmas, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day also off!

Duties include:

• Operating industrial dishwasher

• Cleaning of dirty crockery, glasses, and cutlery in a timely manner to be back on service

• Cleaning kitchen pot as soon as possible to be able to re-use them

• General cleaning of a back of house

Your daily duties will vary depending on your skills and work ethics. However, everybody has a part to play in a successful team.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Sanders Garden Centre, Burnham-on-Sea
Restaurant
40 hours based on 5 days out of 7

We are delighted to be hiring for a passionate and enthusiastic person to join our busy and popular Restaurant at Sanders Garden Centre, and to work alongside our friendly and passionate team.

We are looking for a person:

  • with a great passion for customer service and exceeding customer expectation
  • with a pride in a job well executed
  • able to work individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment and under pressure
  • attentive, pleasant, and friendly with both, our customer and other team members
  • with previous catering experience preferably, however, training will be offered in this and including till use.
  • Flexible with the duties

We take great pride in our customer service (we don’t want our customer to wait for their drinks and food) so a friendly and motivated person is a must

Working with us, will mean that you will get a far better work life balance for the industry compared to other restaurants or hotels, with no evening work or split shifts, Christmas, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day also off! Duties include:

  • Hosting customers to the tables
  • Taking orders and payment
  • Preparing hot and cold drinks
  • Serving to the table
  • General cleaning of a restaurant

Your daily duties will vary depending on your skills and work ethics. However, everybody has a part to play in a successful team.

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Head Chef

Wilton House Garden Centre, Wiltshire
Restaurant
Full Time Position

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Head Chef with a can-do attitude to manage our kitchen at our new Restaurant at Wilton Garden Centre.

We would love you to have previous experience in a similar role, with good knowledge of food and kitchen procedures with the ability to be able to manage the back of house team. The successful Head Chef must be self-motivated, quality-driven, keen to learn and develop.

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

Hours of work will be based on a 40-hour week working 5 days out of 7.

No evening shifts and the perfect working/family balance.

Roles & Responsibilities:

· To deliver a consistent quality of a high standard for the restaurant.

· To provide our customers with exceptional customer service

· To assist the Restaurant Manager in controlling stock, minimising wastage and working within the budget.

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

The successful Head Chef will:

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

· Have a good eye for detail

· Will suit a Sous Chef ambitious to take on their first Head Chef role

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Lower Morden Garden Centre, Morden
Restaurant
Full Time Position, 40 hours

We are currently looking for an experienced enthusiastic Chef with a can-do attitude to help manage our kitchen and food offering in our Restaurant within Lower Morden Garden Centre.

As the Chef, 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.

No Evenings or Split shifts

Roles & Responsibilities:

· Help in providing the kitchen brigade with the appropriate training, tools and resources for the job, enabling them to deliver an exceptional food experience to high standards

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

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

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!

· To assist the restaurant manager in controlling stock, minimizing wastage and working within the budget provided for the restaurant.

· 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 39 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

Sous Chef

Weybridge Garden Centre, Surrey
Restaurant
Full Time Position, 40 hours

We are currently looking for an experienced enthusiastic Sous Chef with a can-do attitude to help manage our kitchen and food offering in our Restaurant within Weybridge Garden Centre.

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

No Evenings or Split shifts

Roles & Responsibilities:

· Help in providing the kitchen brigade with the appropriate training, tools and resources for the job, enabling them to deliver an exceptional food experience to high standards

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

· Assist in control of 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

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!

· To assist the restaurant manager in controlling stock, minimizing wastage and working within the budget provided for the restaurant.

· 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 39 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

Pastry Chef

Mere Park Garden Centre, Shropshire
Restaurant
Hours of work will be based on a 40 hour week working 5 days out of 7, day shift only and no splits.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Pastry Chef to work within our Mere Park Garden Centre Restaurant.

As the Pastry Chef, we would love you to have experience in a similar environment, with some knowledge in pastry products. The successful Chef must be self-motivated, quality driven and keen to learn and develop.

Salary will be dependent of experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and rewarding. There are great opportunities to develop and progress your career.

Roles & Responsibilities:

· To help in delivering a consistent product of a high standard for the pastry department

· To provide our customers with exceptional customer service

· To assist kitchen in controlling stock, minimising wastage and working within the budget provided for the department

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

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.

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Health and Safety regulations awareness as well as knowledge of hygiene
  • 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 39 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

Pastry Chef

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Restaurant
Hours of work will be based on a 40 hour week working 5 days out of 7, day shift only and no splits.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Pastry Chef to work within our Newbridge Garden Centre Restaurant.

As the Pastry Chef, we would love you to have experience in a similar environment, with some knowledge in pastry products. The successful Chef must be self-motivated, quality driven and keen to learn and develop.

Salary will be dependent of experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and rewarding. There are great opportunities to develop and progress your career.

Roles & Responsibilities:

· To help in delivering a consistent product of a high standard for the pastry department

· To provide our customers with exceptional customer service

· To assist kitchen in controlling stock, minimising wastage and working within the budget provided for the department

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

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.

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Health and Safety regulations awareness as well as knowledge of hygiene
  • 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 39 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

Pastry Chef

Bridgemere Garden Centre, Cheshire
Restaurant
Hours of work will be based on a 40 hour week working 5 days out of 7, day shift only and no splits.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Pastry Chef to work within our Bridgemere Garden Centre Restaurant.

As the Pastry Chef, we would love you to have experience in a similar environment, with some knowledge in pastry products. The successful Chef must be self-motivated, quality driven and keen to learn and develop.

Salary will be dependent of experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and rewarding. There are great opportunities to develop and progress your career.

Roles & Responsibilities:

· To help in delivering a consistent product of a high standard for the pastry department

· To provide our customers with exceptional customer service

· To assist kitchen in controlling stock, minimising wastage and working within the budget provided for the department

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

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.

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Health and Safety regulations awareness as well as knowledge of hygiene
  • 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 39 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

Pastry Chef

Wilton House Garden Centre, Wiltshire
Restaurant
Hours of work will be based on a 40 hour week working 5 days out of 7, day shift only and no splits.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Pastry Chef to work within our Wilton Garden Centre Restaurant.

As the Pastry Chef, we would love you to have experience in a similar environment, with some knowledge in pastry products. The successful Chef must be self-motivated, quality driven and keen to learn and develop.

Salary will be dependent of experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and rewarding. There are great opportunities to develop and progress your career.

Roles & Responsibilities:

· To help in delivering a consistent product of a high standard for the pastry department

· To provide our customers with exceptional customer service

· To assist kitchen in controlling stock, minimising wastage and working within the budget provided for the department

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

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.

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Health and Safety regulations awareness as well as knowledge of hygiene
  • 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 39 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

Sous Chef

Wilton House Garden Centre, Wiltshire
Restaurant
Full Time Position, 40 hours

We are currently looking for an experienced enthusiastic Sous Chef with a can-do attitude to help manage our kitchen and food offering in our Restaurant within Wilton Garden Centre.

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

No Evenings or Split shifts

Roles & Responsibilities:

· Help in providing the kitchen brigade with the appropriate training, tools and resources for the job, enabling them to deliver an exceptional food experience to high standards

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

· Assist in control of 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 39 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

Wilton House Garden Centre, Wiltshire
Restaurant
Full Time Position, 40 hours

We are delighted to be recruiting for a Chef de Partie to join our busy Kitchen team at Wilton 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

• Being motivated and passionate about cooking

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Weybridge Garden Centre, Surrey
Restaurant
Full Time Position, 40 hours

We are delighted to be recruiting for a Chef de Partie to join our busy Kitchen team at Weybridge 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

• Being motivated and passionate about cooking

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Butchery Manager

Coton Orchard Garden Centre, Cambridge
40 hours per week, alternate weekend working

Our Food Halls pride themselves on not only giving our customers great service, but supplying great local and regional produce, with also providing them with an aspirational shopping experience through displays and telling stories. They work hard to constantly ensure stock availability, that our high standards are always maintained and that our customers enjoy exceptional service and passion for food.

As Butchery Manager, you would be responsible for managing and working with the Food Hall Manager in pulling all of this vital activity together so that our customers have a truly unique and memorable shopping experience. Your focus as a Butchery Manager is to prepare a range of freshly prepared meat. You’ll be also passionate about the quality and freshness and sharing your knowledge with our customers. Your Focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations, but you will also have responsibility for driving sales, profitability and food hygiene – so you will have a real sense of ownership and empowerment to make the Butchery Counter your own!

Our ideal Butchery Manager will:

  • You will be responsible for planning production to support both our Restaurant and Butcher/Deli Counter in the Farm Shop.
  • Preparing and cutting carcasses and cutting specific joints/cuts of meat.
  • Setting up counters displays.
  • Serving customer, advising and making recommendations.
  • Monitor & orders stock level and carry out weekly Stock counts
  • Work efficiently to ensure low levels of waste.
  • Carry out cleaning of equipment and working areas to the highest food hygiene standards
  • Close down butcher prep and counter area each day including preparation for the following day.
  • Experienced Butcher at least 3 years.
  • Flexibility to fit in around the stores and work Weekends
  • Have Great Merchandising Skills.
  • Be able to use an Epos system
  • Being able to use Excel and Outlook
  • Working to all HR, HSE, food safety, environmental and fire guidelines in line with company HR and compliance guidelines

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Cardiff Garden Centre, Cardiff
Gardening
40 hours per week, full time including alternate weekends

We are now seeking a driven and highly motivated individual to join our team as the Garden Department Manager.

About the Role

Driving profit is always paramount and our Garden Department Managers are empowered to run their departments with a real sense of ownership.

The role is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for maintaining high levels of customer service and be meticulous to detail in terms of product placement, standards and presentation. You should be able to work on your own initiative, have a flexible approach as well as having a good eye for detail.

As a Garden Department Manager, you will be responsible for managing and leading your team, so that our customers have a truly unique and memorable shopping experience. We pride ourselves on giving our customers the very best product knowledge, quality and choice, and creating an aspirational shopping experience through stunning visual displays. 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.

About You

Our ideal Garden Department Manager will:

  • Have experience of working in Garden Centres, although we are open to talking to candidates with previous retail management experience from any horticultural or retail background
  • Have an energetic personality and ability to engage and connect with our AB1 target customers and lead all our customers to products that are most appropriate for their requirements increasing add-on sales
  • 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 detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and overall look and feel
  • Be an inspirational leader for centre staff ensuring they receive clear direction and performance management within a culture of coaching and mentoring
  • Be able to use reports in order to improve performance
  • Ensure stock availability and manage stock from entry to exit within the centre
  • Positive and strong communicator and a skilled motivational people manager
  • Be able to use an Epos system

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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 – Containers & Garden Features Department

Sanders Garden Centre, Burnham-on-Sea
Containers and Features
25 hour per week, to include alternate weekend working

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 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.

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

As a Containers & Garden Features 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 39 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 Kipling

Cadbury Garden Centre, Congresbury
Restaurant
Full Time 35 hours / part time 20-25 hrs to include one weekend shift per 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 Kipling patisserie. You will be working closely with the Front of house team and be responsible for key areas within the Cafe 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.

Previous experience in similar roles is preferred but 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
  • Good Barista skills and the ability to teach others

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Head Chef

Mere Park Garden Centre, Shropshire
Restaurant
Full Time Position

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Head Chef with a can-do attitude to manage our kitchen at Mere Park Garden Centre.

We would love you to have previous experience in a similar role, with good knowledge of food and kitchen procedures with the ability to be able to manage the back of house team. The successful Head Chef must be self-motivated, quality-driven, keen to learn and develop.

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

Hours of work will be based on a 40-hour week working 5 days out of 7.

No evening shifts and the perfect working/family balance.

Roles & Responsibilities:

· To deliver a consistent quality of a high standard for the restaurant.

· To provide our customers with exceptional customer service

· To assist the Restaurant Manager in controlling stock, minimising wastage and working within the budget.

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

The successful Head Chef will:

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

· Have a good eye for detail

· Will suit a Sous Chef ambitious to take on their first Head Chef role

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Percy Thrower's Garden Centre, Shrewsbury
Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department
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 Outdoor Leisure & Christmas products and great customer service, you will also have 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 and 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 39 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 Breakfast Chef

Nailsworth Garden Centre, Nailsworth
Restaurant
Part time 17.5 hours, Tuesday to Saturday 08.30am - 12.00pm

We are looking for a part time breakfast chef with a passion for food to assist with the smooth running of our kitchen and restaurant during breakfast service.

Responsibilities:

-Ensuring all breakfast dishes are prepped and produced to a high standard and served on time

-Maintaining a high level of cleanliness within the kitchen

-To ensure all food hygiene practices are followed

-Assist in ordering of stock for breakfast items

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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

Bedding Plant General Assistant

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Bedding Plants
42.75 hours 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 Bedding Plant General 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 39 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 Department General Assistant

Evesham Garden Centre, Worcestershire
Home & Indoor Living
40 hours week, 4-month contract Sept – Dec, to include alternate weekend working.

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 & Paper products, 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 Department General Assistant, you will be responsible for.

  • 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 39 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

Hair Stylists and Beauty Therapists

Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, Oxfordshire
Hair and Beauty
Both full-time and part-time positions available

We are currently recruiting for experienced stylists and juniors to join our new luxury hair and beauty salon based in Bicester Avenue Garden Centre.

We are looking for stylists of all levels, NVQ2, NVQ3 as well as apprenticeship juniors to join the team. We are also seeking beauty therapists and masseurs to offer our clients a range of treatments.

About you:

  • Talented, creative and passionate.
  • Excel at communication
  • Be passionate about client care and satisfaction
  • Perform services to the highest standard and delivered with the utmost professionalism
  • Personal appearance is to be immaculate and professional
  • Working towards retail targets and upselling products
  • Working with an enthusiastic and motivated attitude when dealing with both clients and colleagues
  • Responsible for upselling services and products to clients, rebooking appointments, managing the diary
  • Will be responsible for both male and female styling

We are offering:

  • A competitive salary
  • Some free treatment allowance
  • Regular training 
  • Twenty days paid holiday + bank holidays
  • A beautiful working environment

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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 and Customer Service Assistant

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Tills & Customer Services
Full Time, 42.75 hours per week to include alternate weekends

We are seeking a friendly and highly motivated individual with an energetic personality to join our team as a Senior Till and Customer Service Assistant at our Garden Centre in Harlow, Essex. 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 at Supervisory level would be useful but not essential.

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

  • Assisting the Till and Customer Service Manager with the organisation and smooth running of the department and communicating any issues or concerns
  • Deputise for the Till and Customer Service Manager during holidays and days off
  • Responsibility for cash and banking reconciliation and analysing reports
  • Pro-active communication between the Till and Customer Service department and other retail departments
  • Playing an active role in any investigations into till discrepancies and customer service issues
  • Monitoring and responding to all customer comments on social media
  • 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
  • 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 baskets and trollies throughout the day
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Stock replenishment and merchandising
  • Any other duties required by the Till and Customer Service Manager and GCOM

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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 General Assistant- Bedding Plants

Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, Oxfordshire
Bedding Plants
40 hrs per week to include alternate weekend working

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join our team as a Plant Area General Assistant at our Bicester Garden Centre.The position is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for maintaining high levels of plant care and maintenance and be meticulous to detail in terms of product placement, standards and presentation. Plant experience would be useful but not essential.

As a Plant Area General 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
  • Stock replenishment and merchandising
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas
  • Any other duties required by the Department Manager

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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 Department General Assistant

Sanders Garden Centre, Burnham-on-Sea
Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department
Part Time, 24 hours, alternate weekend working

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 Outdoor Leisure & Christmas 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 an Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department General Assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining and ensuring the Outdoor Leisure & Christmas Department is immaculately presented at all times and stock is replenished as required
  • 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 39 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/Yardsman

Nailsworth Garden Centre, Nailsworth
Goods In & Deliveries
25 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/Yardsman, 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

- Keeping storage areas clean, tidy and well maintained

- Topping up of compost/stock

Who are we?

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 39 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 Assistants

Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, Oxfordshire
Restaurant
Full & Part Time Positions available to suit

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.

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 39 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 Assistants – All Departments

Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, Oxfordshire
Garden Centre
Full & Part time positions available (Temporary contract September 2022– January 2023)

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, 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 candidates should ideally have experience in a fast-paced retail environment.

As a 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 39 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 – Containers & Garden Features Department

Grosvenor Garden Centre, Chester
Containers and Features
Full Time Position, including 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 well presented, physically fit, professional and friendly with an interest in great customer service 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.

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

As a Containers & Garden Features 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 39 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