Webbs Garden Centres is proud to share our recent awards through the Great Place to Work™ scheme. These are fantastic achievements for all the teams that work at Webbs and are justified recognition of collective spirit, dedication and hard work. Promoting a healthy workplace culture through, trust, pride and camaraderie is at the heart of how we work and how we strive to delight our customers. 
 

Webbs is an award-winning garden centre retailer with three stores and a growing ecommerce business. We're an independent family business with a great team of people. At Webbs our values are Team, Trust, Environment, Family and Personality. We have an excellent workplace culture with a focus on fun and wellbeing whilst we work hard to get the job done together. We’re proud to have won national awards including Top 25 Best UK Workplace 2021, Best UK Workplace for Women and Excellence in Wellbeing awards.


JOBS AT WEBBS

 
GARDEN PLANTS TEAM LEADER
WEBBS, WYCHBOLD
 

 

We are looking for a full time and permanent Team Leader to join our Garden Plants team to support the Horticulture Manager and Assistant Manager.

We're looking for an enthusiastic, positive individual with great horticultural knowledge and strong customer service skills who can lead the team whilst also rolling up their sleeves where needed. Webbs will provide full training and career development opportunities to the right candidate.

This is a busy and hands-on role with tasks including:

  • Lead and motivate the team, sharing information to keep everyone up to date and engaged including planning and lead team briefs
  • Role model exceptional customer service and sales skills and coach others to deliver the same
  • Provide sound advice and guidance to customers to help them choose and look after plants
  • Link sales to ensure customers have everything they need to complete their projects
  • Receiving and checking in plant deliveries, including use of mobile technology to manage stock items on our EPOS/ERP system
  • Merchandising stock in line with Company guidelines - either colour blocking or inspirational displays
  • Watering, pruning and checking for pests and diseases
  • Housekeeping to ensure high standards of presentation and health and safety
  • Resolving minor customer or people issues, escalating to the Horticulture Manager and/or HR Manager as appropriate
  • After experience and training, the role may evolve to include administering the HR/payroll system, ordering stock and other management level duties
  • Oversee promotional signage and pricing
  • Help to induct and coach new team members
  • Conduct probation reviews and return to work interviews
  • Resolve customer complaints by telephone and email in line with customer service procedures.

Demonstrable horticultural knowledge is essential for this role. We're also looking for relevant customer facing experience ideally gained within a similar environment, as well as the ability to work efficiently with IT systems to manage stock accordingly.

The successful candidate will have great customer service and sales skills. You will enjoy customer interactions and be able to build rapport quickly. You'll be confident about approaching and engaging with customers with your naturally outgoing, positive personality. You’ll listen, ask questions and provide trusted, enthusiastic advice.

You'll have a passion for horticulture ideally supported by an RHS or equivalent qualification. If you have knowledge and interest and would like to learn more then we will be happy to fund training for you to gain a formal RHS qualification under our Webbs Specialist Training Guarantee.

Good IT and admin skills are also important as you'll be using our systems to keep our stock inventory up to date.

This is a full time and permanent position, working 39.5 hours on average over a 2 week rota. This involves working 4 weekdays plus every alternate weekend (you would work 4 days one week and have one weekday plus the weekend off, then you work 6 days the following week, including both weekend days).

Our reward package includes a generous Webbs discount, life insurance, Company pension scheme and discretionary profit share annual bonus. Uniform is provided and we have plenty of free on-site parking. Please note that Webbs is a no smoking company.

If you'd like to join our fun, friendly Webbs team then please apply asap and by no later than 31st October 2021.

  
HOSPITALITY TEAM MEMBER - ZERO HOURS

WEBBS, WEST HAGLEY

We are looking for Hospitality Team Members to join our friendly Food and Hospitality team on a zero hours basis. Hours will vary each week depending on business needs.

We'd like to hear from candidates who are available to work weekdays and/or weekends.

Varied duties include::

  • Greeting our guests, taking contact details and showing them to their seats
  • Providing friendly and efficient table service including checking in with our customers
  • serving barista style drinks
  • Serving hot and cold food, including breakfasts, salads, cakes, sandwiches, hot menu options and afternoon teas
  • Taking payments
  • Table clearing and housekeeping to keep food hygiene standards high.

 
The successful candidates will take pride in providing exceptional customer service and will ideally have customer facing experience gained in a similar environment. Food hygiene knowledge and allergen awareness would be advantageous but full training will be given.

We offer a friendly working environment with great benefits including a generous colleague discount and free car parking on site.

Please apply with your CV by no later than 25th October 2021. Please state your availability when applying.

WEEKDAY HOSPITALITY TEAM MEMBER- ZERO HOURS

WEBBS, WYCHBOLD

We are looking for Hospitality Team Members to join our friendly Food and Hospitality team on a zero hours basis. Hours will vary each week depending on business needs.

We'd like to hear from candidates who are available to work weekdays.

Varied duties include::

  • Greeting our guests, taking contact details and showing them to their seats
  • Providing friendly and efficient table service including checking in with our customers
  • serving barista style drinks
  • Serving hot and cold food, including breakfasts, salads, cakes, sandwiches, hot menu options and afternoon teas
  • Taking payments
  • Table clearing and housekeeping to keep food hygiene standards high.

The successful candidates will take pride in providing exceptional customer service and will ideally have customer facing experience gained in a similar environment. Food hygiene knowledge and allergen awareness would be advantageous but full training will be given.

We offer a friendly working environment with great benefits including a generous colleague discount and free car parking on site.

Please apply with your CV by no later than 20th October 2021. 

 
NURSERY TEAM MEMBER
WEBBS, WYCHBOLD
 

Webbs is an award winning independent garden centre with three sites and a growing ecommerce business. Last year we set up our own on-site nursery at Webbs, Wychbold which is going from strength to strength.

We're looking for a full time team member with relevant experience to work closely with the Nursery Manager and Nursery Team Members. We are looking for a candidate with relevant experience gained ideally in a nursery setting.

The successful candidate will be hard working, positive, flexible and happy to use initiative. You'll enjoy working independently or as part of a small, busy team, using state of the art technology, learning new skills and working at pace to despatch plants in line with our deadlines. Basic IT/admin skills are required for labelling and stock management processes and full training will be given.

Most importantly, you'll have a real passion for horticulture, ideally supported by a formal horticultural qualification. If you've got the relevant experience and knowledge, we are able to offer fully funded RHS training under our Webbs Specialist Training Guarantee.

We're very excited about the future of this nursery project and this opportunity has real potential for career progression.

This is a full time and permanent role averaging 39.5 hours per week. The working hours are Monday to Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm with a 4.00pm finish on a Friday.

In return for your hard work you'll receive a competitive base salary, discretionary annual bonus scheme, life insurance, generous pension contribution, good Webbs discounts, free and subsidised social and charity events and free onsite parking.

If you'd like to be part of the Webbs team and an integral part of this exciting new venture then please apply with your CV and salary expectations by  18th October 2021.

 

WAREHOUSE TEAM MEMBER - FIXED TERM CONTRACT

WEBBS, WYCHBOLD


We are looking for an experienced Warehouse Team Member to join our busy team on a fixed term basis.

This role involves receiving deliveries, checking in stock using handheld scanners, safe lifting and moving of stock, delivering stock to the shopfloor, maintaining high standards of housekeeping and H&S and working effectively with colleagues and customers.

Due to the nature of the role, regular manual handling is involved. Full training will be given.

The successful candidate will be well-organised with a positive, can-do attitude. You‘ll be able to work accurately and quickly and will have good numeracy skills. You’ll have energy and drive and will take pride in your work. You’ll be confident about IT systems and handheld scanners and you’ll be flexible about what you do, working well as part of a team.

This is a full time position averaging 39.5 hours per week over 4 weekdays plus alternate weekends.

Initially this is a fixed term role for 6 months however there is the possibility of an extension or for permanent employment for the right candidate.

Our reward package includes a generous Webbs discount and Company pension scheme, Uniform is provided and we have plenty of free on-site parking. Please note that Webbs is a no smoking company.

If you'd like to join the Webbs team please apply with your CV by 17th October 2021.
 

 

SEASONAL RECRUITMENT

SEASONAL FOOD HALL TEAM MEMBER - FULL TIME
WEBBS, WYCHBOLD

We're looking for real foodies to join our Food Hall Team on a seasonal full-time basis. Following training you could work in all areas of the food hall at Webbs, Wychbold - including our bakery, cheese, deli and gelato counters.

Food hygiene knowledge and allergen awareness would be advantageous but mandatory training will be provided as part of our induction programme.

The role will involve providing excellent customer service, serving and operating tills and merchandising stock to high standards.

This is a seasonal position starting end of October until early January. This is a full-time position working on average 39.5 hours per week, 4 days per week and every other weekend, includes one late night.

Webbs offers benefits including generous colleague discount, free uniform and parking.

Please note that Webbs is a no-smoking Company.

Please apply with your CV by no later than 24th October 2021.

SEASONAL FOOD HALL TEAM MEMBER - ZERO HOURS
WEBBS, WYCHBOLD


We're looking for real foodies to join our Food Hall Team on a seasonal zero hours basis. Following training you could work in all areas of the food hall at Webbs, Wychbold - including our bakery, cheese, deli and gelato counters.

Food hygiene knowledge and allergen awareness would be advantageous but mandatory training will be provided as part of our induction programme.

The role will involve providing excellent customer service, serving and operating tills and merchandising stock to high standards.

This is a seasonal zero hours position starting end of October until early January.  We’d like to hear from candidates that are available to work at weekends but also able to pick up additional hours within the week when required working late nights.

Webbs offers benefits including generous colleague discount, free uniform and parking.

Please apply with your CV by no later than 24th October 2021.
 

SEASONAL RETAIL ADVISOR 
WEBBS, WYCHBOLD

 
We're looking for an experienced Retail Advisor to join our Home and Lifestyle team on a fixed term basis until the end of December 2021. The successful candidate will work across the Home and Lifestyle department with the main focus being in the Gifts department.
 
The successful candidate will have great customer service and sales skills. You will enjoy customer interactions and be able to build rapport quickly. You'll be confident about approaching and engaging with customers with your naturally outgoing, positive personality. You’ll listen, ask questions and provide trusted, enthusiastic advice.
 
You'll display our products with attention to detail and will create inspirational visual merchandising displays.
 
Good IT and admin skills are also important as you'll be using our systems to process customer orders and keep our stock inventory up to date.
 
This is a full time position on a fixed term basis, working 39.5 hours on average over a 2 week rota. This will involve working on Saturdays.
 
Our reward package includes a generous Webbs discount, uniform is provided and we have plenty of free on-site parking. Please note that Webbs is a no smoking company.
 
If you'd like to join the Webbs team then please apply with your CV by 17 October 2021
 

EVENTS TEAM MEMBER
WEBBS, WYCHBOLD


Webbs is an award-winning family garden centre business with a reputation for quality products and service. For many families, Christmas starts with a visit to Webbs and this winter we are delighted to be running a fairy tale light trail - ‘The Enchanted Gardens’.
 
The successful candidates will have great customer service skills and be enthusiastic about all things Christmas and events. You will enjoy customer interactions and be able to build rapport quickly. You'll be confident about approaching and engaging with customers with your naturally outgoing, positive personality.
 
The role entails the following:

  • Greeting customers
  • Checking bookings
  • Helping visitors enjoy their time at Webbs
  • Ensuring Health and Safety policies are followed
 

These are fixed term zero-hour positions with various part time shifts available from early November until January.  Shifts will include evening work and some shifts will include a 10pm finish.
 
Webbs offers a fun and friendly working environment along with free parking, uniform, and staff discount for the duration of your employment.

 
SANTA CLAUS

WEBBS, HAGLEY AND CHELTENHAM
 

Webbs is an award-winning independent garden centre retail business which provides a legendary Christmas experience. Every year we run a wonderful and authentic grotto which will be as magical as ever this year.

Our Grotto runs throughout November and December offering fun activities for children in an authentic grotto experience including the all important one to one meeting with Santa.

We're looking for authentic Santa lookalikes with twinkly eyes, a love of children and all things Christmas. To be successful you'll need to think on your feet as well as stay in character throughout. We'll help by providing full training and a quality costume. Santa experience is advantageous but not essential.

We will carry out a DBS check for successful candidates at our expense.

We have various shifts available in November and December (usually 4 hours but 8 hour shifts can be provided on request).

If you have the right personality and if you meet the authenticity criteria we’d love to hear from you.

 

ELF

WEBBS,  HAGLEY 
 

Our ever-popular Christmas Grotto opens in November through until Christmas Eve. We're looking for a team of Elves to welcome children and their grown ups into the Grotto, check tickets, and take part in that all important meeting with Father Christmas.

You'll be great with children, ideally having some experience of working with them. You'll be positive and outgoing with a smiley disposition. You'll need customer service skills too. It goes without saying that you'll love all things Christmas and enjoying spreading lots of festive cheer to our guests.

These are fixed term positions with various part time shifts available from early November until Christmas Eve.

Webbs offers a fun and friendly working environment along with free parking, uniform, and staff discount for the duration of your employment.
 

ELF

WEBBS,  WYCHBOLD

Webbs is an award winning family garden centre business with a reputation for quality products and service. Over the Christmas period we run a number of seasonal events and this year we have our brand new fairy tale light trail - ‘The Enchanted Gardens’.

We're looking for a team of Elves to help Santa in the busy workshop and be apart of festive photos and take part in that all important meeting with Father Christmas.

You'll be great with children, ideally having some experience of working with them. You'll be positive and outgoing with a smiley disposition. You'll need customer service skills too. It goes without saying that you'll love all things Christmas and enjoying spreading lots of festive cheer to our guests.

These are fixed term positions with various part time shifts available from early November until Christmas Eve.

Webbs offers a fun and friendly working environment along with free parking, uniform, and staff discount for the duration of your employment.
 

ZERO HOURS GARDEN CENTRE TEAM
MEMBER - WEEKENDS (TILLS & CAR PARKS)
WEBBS, WYCHBOLD


We are looking for Garden Centre Team Members to join our friendly Tills & Car Park team on a zero hours basis. Hours will vary each week depending on business needs. We'd like to hear from candidates who are available to work weekdays and/or weekends.

This busy and varied role will involve working on our Tills, cash handling and processing card payments and vouchers. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service so you will be friendly and helpful, going out of your way to create an outstanding last impression for customers completing their purchases. This role will also involve ensuring the car park runs efficiently with trolleys available in the right place for our customers.

Manual handling will be involved as you will be moving trolleys and helping customers to their cars with their shopping.

Retail or other customer facing experience is preferred but full training will be given to the right candidate.

Our reward package includes a generous Webbs discount and Company pension scheme. Uniform is provided and we have plenty of free on-site parking. Please note that Webbs is a no smoking company.


SEASONAL WASH UP TEAM MEMBERS
WEBBS, WYCHBOLD


We're looking for friendly and helpful Wash Up Team Members to join our busy Hospitality team in Webbs, Wychbold on a fixed term zero hours contract up to the end of December 2021.

This is a zero-hour position with various shifts available. We'd like to hear from candidates who are available to work weekdays and/or weekends.

Working in Wash Up is fast paced and physically demanding; duties include sorting crockery, putting this through the dishwasher and returning it to the Front of House areas to meet customer demand. Some washing up by hand is also required.

Experience is not necessary as full training will be given.

We offer a welcoming and friendly working environment and great employment benefits, including Company pension scheme, generous colleague discount and free parking. Please note that Webbs is a no smoking company.


SEASONAL HOSPITALITY TEAM MEMBERS
VARIOUS SHIFTS AVAILABLE
WEBBS, WYCHBOLD

Webbs is an award-winning family garden centre business with a reputation for quality products and service. Over the autumn/winter season we run a temporary Christmas Café and we're looking for several full and part time people to join the team to help in both the main Restaurant and the Enchanted Forest.

These are seasonal positions starting from October until December.

We're looking for friendly and helpful team members who take a pride in providing exceptional customer service.

Varied duties within the Restaurant include table service and clearing tables, serving barista style drinks, salads, cakes etc, and till operation following training.
The Enchanted Gardens will require strong multi-taskers to work front of house delivering great service, preparing hot drinks, some basic food prep, till operation and housekeeping to ensure good standards of presentation and hygiene.

Customer facing experience and food hygiene experience would be advantageous but full training will be given. Basic cookery skills will be a distinct advantage.

We offer a friendly working environment, with great benefits including a generous colleague discount from day one of employment and car parking on site.

Various shifts will be available but no earlier than 8-9 am and no later than 8-9 pm (selected dates during peak season). There are no split shifts, and no early starts or late nights and rotas are agreed and communicated well in advance so you can plan ahead.

SEASONAL FOOD HALL MERCHANDISER
WEBBS, WYCHBOLD


Webbs is an award-winning independent family garden centre business with three Midlands based garden centres. We have built a strong reputation for high quality food with both local and worldwide products in our Wychbold food hall.

We are now looking for a positive, hard working and self-motivated Merchandiser to work across the Food retail areas in our Wychbold centre. The role will include:
 

  • Checking incoming product deliveries
  • Storing and moving food stock
  • Displaying and pricing stock, checking that signage is correct
  • Stock rotation
  • Getting stock ready for transfer to our other stores at Cheltenham and West Hagley
  • Working closely with the Food team including the Manager and Buyer to ensure the Food Hall is well stocked and seasonally changing
  • Following admin procedures accurately after training.
 

The successful candidate will have good time management skills, IT literacy and admin skills, customer focus and attention to detail. Due to the nature of the role a large amount of manual handling will be required (training will be given and safety footwear will be provided).

This is a seasonal position starting early October until early January. This is a full-time position working on average 39.5 hours per week, 4 days per week and every other weekend.

As with all our team members we ask for some flexibility about working outside agreed hours from time to time to support the business at peak times.

We offer great employment benefits including a generous Webbs discount from day one of employment, life insurance, pension, profit related bonus scheme, free/subsidised colleague events and free parking. Please apply with your CV asap and by no later than 30th September 2021.
 

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply for the above vacancies please find an application form here, email your CV to [email protected] 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.