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PLANT AREA MANAGER
WEBBS, WEST HAGLEY
PERMANENT, FULL TIME 

Webbs, West Hagley is a compact and boutique store with a great outdoor area with lots of potential. We're looking for an experienced Horticulture Manager to work with us as we invest in and develop the plant area. The successful candidate will:

  • have a passion for horticulture with relevant garden centre experience;

  • have high quality standards and an eye for detail;

  • be a role model for excellent sales through service;

  • be willing to work in a hands on capacity whilst leading the plants team;

  • be credible and confident in their plant knowledge (ideally supported by a relevant qualification such as RHS 2/3 or equivalent. A formal qualification can be funded under our Webbs Specialist Training Guarantee);

  • be an experienced people manager who can engage and develop our great team with lots of potential, by using our Career Pathways programme and recognition/reward schemes;

  • have experience (or the ability to learn) buying from a range selected by the group Plant buyer;

  • be IT literate with good organisational skills;

  • be happy to sit as part of the garden centre management team with some lock up and Duty Manager duties expected as part of the role.

We offer a great rewards package including discretionary bonus, colleague discount, life insurance, generous Pension scheme and free uniform/parking.
If you have relevant knowledge and experience then we'd love to hear from you as soon as possible and by no later than Friday 25th October 2019.

 Application Form

 

CHEF / KITCHEN TEAM LEADER
WEBBS, WEST HAGLEY
PERMANENT, FULL TIME

Webbs is an award winning Midlands based garden centre business with three garden centres at Wychbold, West Hagley and Cheltenham. All have their own Restaurants and Cafes which we are developing to ensure Webbs is a destination of choice for our high quality food offer.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Chef to join our hospitality team at our West Hagley garden centre. This is an exciting time in the development of our food category, with plans for a high quality refurbishment, extension of our food offer and introduction of a new menu.

As Chef/Kitchen Team Leader you will ensure that food quality and presentation is high, inputting into and delivering a seasonally changing menu, using locally sourced, fresh ingredients.

You will support the Hospitality Team Leader and deputise in her absence to run the West Hagley café, whilst also working in a hands-on capacity, setting the pace and food quality standards.

The successful candidate will have a passion for good food and service combined with experience of working in a fast-paced kitchen. Leadership and coaching skills are essential as are technical cooking skills, basic IT literacy and food safety awareness.

Ideally you will have a good understanding of commercials including menus, costings, GP and wastage, although support will be provided by the Group Food Manager.

This is a full time and permanent role with a good work life balance; 39.5 hours per week to include alternate weekends, with no antisocial hours or split shifts. We offer a salary of up to £22K (potentially negotiable dependent on skills and experience) with a generous benefits package including colleague discounts, life insurance, good pension scheme, discretionary profit share bonus scheme and free parking.

Please apply asap and by no later than 4th November 2019.

 Application Form


HOSPITALITY TEAM MEMBERS (ZERO HOURS)
WEBBS, CHELTENHAM 

Webbs is an award winning family garden centre business with a reputation for quality fresh food and a great customer experience. We're excited that our new Cheltenham garden centre has recently joined the Webbs family.

We're looking for Hospitality Team Members to join our Restaurant team on a zero hours basis, working mainly at weekends with the possibility of additional hours during the weeks at peak trading times such as school/uni holidays. These are year round positions, starting as soon as possible, offering shifts which give you the flexibility to fit in the other important commitments in your life. Various shifts will be available to you but no earlier than 8-9 am starts, no later than 5-6 pm finishes and no split shifts. Rotas and shifts are agreed and communicated well in advance so you can plan ahead.

If you're looking for the possibility of permanent, full time employment with career progression then please let us know and we can work towards that in future as the Restaurant team grows.

We're looking for friendly and helpful team members who take a pride in providing great customer service. Varied duties include:

  • preparing barista style drinks;

  • serving hot and cold food, including breakfasts, salads, cakes, sandwiches, hot menu options and afternoon teas;

  • basic food prep after training;

  • table service;

  • till operation following training;

  • table clearing and housekeeping to keep food hygiene standards high.

Relevant hospitality or other customer facing experience would be advantageous. Knowledge about food hygiene and allergens is desirable but full training will be given to the right customer focused candidates.

Webbs offers a fun and friendly working environment along with free parking, uniform, and colleague discount from all Webbs centres and restaurants.

Please apply with your CV or application form asap and by no later than 25th October 2019.

 Application Form


HOW TO APPLY

To apply for the above vacancies please find an application form here, email your CV to jobs@webbs.co.uk or complete an application form available from Store Reception. Please submit completed applications to the HR Manager, Webbs Garden Centres Ltd., Worcester Road, Wychbold, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire. WR9 0DG.