Employment

To apply for any of the positions listed please send an application form, CV and covering letter to:

hr@woodcotegreen.com

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As a thriving, forward thinking, award winning business we are always seeking dedicated, dynamic and friendly people of all ages to join our team.

A large proportion of our full time members of staff started as weekend employees; hopefully that says something about our company in itself!

In order to apply for any position, please complete the company application form which can be downloaded from this page and email it to hr@woodcotegreen.com along with your CV. (Please note that our application must be completed and saved using Adobe Reader.)

We pride ourselves in responding to all applications, whether they are successful or not. At this time of year we are inundated with applications, therefore please bear with us and we will get back to you in due course. 

 

Full Time Goods-In Assistant – Fixed Term Contract
£14,000 to £16,500 per annum + paid overtime, staff discount and 28 days holiday (pro-rata)

We currently have a seasonal position available for a Goods-In Assistant.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate high levels of attention to detail and be physically fit as heavy lifting will be required. Duties involve checking off deliveries and preparing stock to be delivered to the shop floor. A forklift truck licence would be highly desirable for this role.

This is a full time position (40 hours) and involves working 1 weekend day + 4 weekdays (including some Bank Holidays) with opportunities for overtime at peak times. Shifts will range between 6am and 9pm, depending on the time of year. Please note this position has a view to start beginning of February 2018 and is a fixed term contract until end of June 2018. This may have the ability to be extended but this will be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: Wednesday 28th February 2018

 

Full Time Farm Shop Assistant
£14,000 to £16,500 per annum + paid overtime, staff discount and 28 days holiday (pro-rata)

We are currently looking to fill a full time vacancy within our Farm Shop. Duties will include serving customers on the delicatessen, creating some of our ‘home baked’ goods within the bakery and the restocking the shop floor. Shifts within the Butchers may also be required. 

The successful candidate will ideally have previous experience of working within a similar environment and be passionate about food. Knowledge of HACCP and food hygiene is highly desirable and you must have a flexible ‘can do’ attitude.

This is a full time role (40 hours) with shift times ranging between 6am and 9pm as some assistance with replenishment shifts will be expected. You will be expected to work 1 weekend day per week and some Bank Holidays may be required. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please note this position has a view to start at the beginning of March. 

Closing date: Wednesday 28th February 2018

 

Full Time Shop Floor Assistant – Garden Furniture and BBQ’s
£14,000 to £16,500 per annum + paid overtime, staff discount and 28 days holiday (pro-rata)

We currently have opportunities available for ambitious and enthusiastic individuals within our Outdoor Living department covering garden furniture, BBQ’s, solar lighting and more. The ideal candidates will have previous sales experience, a good customer manner and the drive to maximise sales opportunities. This customer facing role involves helping and advising customers, merchandising stock and generally working with the shop floor team. Support of the deliveries function is also included in this role – this can be discussed further at interview stage.

These positions involve working 1 weekend day and 4 week days (40 hours) with overtime available at peak times. Shifts range between 6am and 9pm as assistance with out of hour’s replenishment will be expected. You will be required to work some bank holidays. Salary commensurate with experience.

Closing date: Wednesday 28th February 2018

 

Full Time Finance Assistant
Salary negotiable dependant on experience + paid overtime, staff discount and 28 days holiday (pro-rata)

Woodcote Green Nurseries is looking for a quick thinking, hard working and flexible individual to join our Finance team.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the role covers various aspects of accounts on both the sales and purchase ledgers. Your responsibilities will include matching, batching and coding invoices, supplier payments, reconciling supplier statements, customer accounts and a degree of problem solving and negotiating with third parties. There is potential for an opportunity to develop within an accounting environment. This is a fast paced company so the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines is essential.

This is a full time position and involves working 1 weekend day + 4 weekdays (including some Bank Holidays) with opportunities for overtime at peak times. Shifts will range between 8am and 7pm, depending on the time of year. Salary dependant on experience.

Closing date: Wednesday 28th February 2018

 

Coffee Shop – Front of House Team Member
Up to £8.05 gross per hour (DOE) + staff discount and 28 days holiday per annum (pro rata)

We require an additional service team member to work within our Catering division. This role will include operating the coffee machine, serving customers at the till, clearing tables, delivering food from the kitchen, etc. As this is a customer focused roles we are looking for someone with a friendly and cheerful disposition. Experience would be an advantage but is not essential.

This is a full time role working 35 hours per week with shift times ranging between 7am and 8pm and paid overtime available at peak times. You will be required to work a minimum of 1 weekend day per week and some Bank Holidays will be compulsory.

Closing date: Wednesday 28th February 2018

 

Full Time Kitchen Porter – Pot Wash
Up to £8.00 gross per hour dependant on experience + staff discount, 28 days holiday per annum.

We are seeking an individual to work within our kitchen area helping support the Duty Chefs with the smooth day to day running of the department. Duties will include using detergent, rinsing, and sanitising chemicals to clean dishes, inspecting and stacking cleaned items as well as assisting the kitchen team by ensuring we continuously maintain our high standards of cleanliness. The successful applicant will also be responsible for the daily maintenance of the dishwashing machines.

This position will involve working 37.5 – 40 hours per week over 1 weekend day and 4 week days (including some bank holidays) with opportunities for additional hours at peak times. Shifts will range between 8am and 8pm. Salary negotiable.

Closing date: Wednesday 28h February 2018

 

Full Time General Assistants – Landscape Supplies / Express Drive Thru
£14,000 to £16,500 per annum + paid overtime, staff discount and 28 days holiday (pro-rata)

We currently have full time positions available within our Landscapes Supplies centre and the unique Express Drive Thru. Duties will include loading of compost and other materials in to customer cars, selling landscaping products and assisting with arranging deliveries to customers. High levels of customer service are essential.

Prospective candidates should be physically fit as heavy manual handling is required. A counterbalance forklift truck licence is highly desired but not essential.

These positions will involve working 1 weekend day and 4 week days (40 hours) with overtime available at peak times. Shifts range between 6am and 9pm. You will be required to work some bank holidays. Salary commensurate with experience.

These are fixed term contracts with a view to start in March and run through to end of June – July 2018.

Closing date: Wednesday 28th February 2018

 

Full Time General Assistant – Plants (fixed term contract)
£14,000 to £16,500 per annum + paid overtime, staff discount and 28 days holiday (pro-rata)

We currently have a position available for an assistant within our Plants division. The role can be physically demanding and is a customer facing role.

The ideal candidate will be looking for an outdoors, hands-on role and will not be afraid of hard work. Previous experience from within a similar position within the horticultural industry would be highly advantageous.

The chosen candidate will have a keen horticultural interest and extensive plant knowledge. In-house and external training opportunities will be offered.

This position will involve working 1 weekend day and 4 week days (40 hours) with overtime available at peak times. Shifts range between 6am and 9pm. You will be required to work some bank holidays.

Please note this position is a fixed term contract with a view to start at the beginning of March and will run to end of August 2018.

Closing date: Wednesday 28th February 2018

 

Full Time General Assistant – Aquatics (fixed term contract)
£14,000 to £16,500 per annum + paid overtime, staff discount and 28 days holiday (pro-rata)

We are currently looking to fill a vacancy within our Aquatics division. Duties will include catching fish, giving advice on pond care, tanks and set ups, maintenance of the fish tanks and fish health, plus serving customers on the tills and restocking the shop floor.

The successful candidate must have a keen interest in Aquatics and knowledge of pond setups, water features etc would be an advantage. Previous experience of working in a similar retail outlet would also be beneficial.

This is a full time role which includes working 1 weekend day per week. Shift times range between 6am and 9pm as some assistance with replenishment shifts will be expected. Some Bank Holidays will be required. Salary commensurate with experience.

This is a fixed term contract with a view to start in March and run through to end of June – July 2018.  

Closing date: Wednesday 28th February 2018

 

Seasonal weekend positions
7 – 10 hours per week

We have a very limited number of weekend vacancies available. 

These positions will include the working the tills, stock replenishment and assisting customers. Shift times will range between 7am – 8pm and all applicants must be available and willing to work a full weekend day each week. Some bank holidays will be required. Out of hours assistance with stock replenishment may also be expected.

Closing date: Wednesday 21st February 2018