Haskins Farnham (Forest Lodge) vacancies:

Customer Service Assistant

We are recruiting a Customer Service Assistant on a Part-Time Permanent basis working 6 hours every Sunday.
Pay rate up to £11.44 per hour.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided
  • The role of Customer Service Assistant

As a customer service assistant, you will be the first and last point of contact during our customers visit to the store. We take pride in delivering high standards and achieve this by processing sales and enquiries through the tills with a friendly, caring and timely approach; helping customers with any query, contacting colleagues to help with product care tips and availability, lifts to the car, escalating complaints etc.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Processing sales at the till point
  • Customer Enquiries
  • Cash Handling
  • Wrapping and Packing
  • General housekeeping duties

About You
The candidate will need to deliver exceptional customer service skills and be able to work at the required pace to ensure swift and polite service through checkouts. You will need a warm and welcoming personality, enthusiasm, patience and confidence to work independently and as part of a dedicated team. Previous retail experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

Haskins Garden Centres
Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team

 

APPLY ONLINE

 

When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

Retail Assistant (Seasonal & Sundries) – Saturday Only

We are recruiting a Retail Assistant to work in our Seasonal department on a Part -Time, Permanent basis, working 8 hours on Saturday Only. Pay Rate up to £11.44 per hour.

The role of Retail Assistant
Our Retail Assistants welcome customers to the centre and help with questions or queries across a wide variety of Indoor product ranges. They “Go the extra mile” to drive sales and achieve department goals whilst maintaining product condition, presentation, and stock levels within inventory control procedures. Involving some heavy lifting this role can be physically demanding.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Process POS (Point of Sale)
  • Pricing stock
  • Sales ordering and till operation
  • Replenishing stock
  • Display and merchandising
  • General housekeeping duties
  • Engaging with customers
  • Working outdoors
  • Heavy lifting

About You
This role is well suited to a self-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with excellent customer service skills and a desire to learn. Based in the Seasonal Department you will offer excellent service and provide information on the wide range of Furniture and Christmas products. Previous retail experience is desirable.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided

Haskins Garden Centres
Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team

 

APPLY ONLINE

 

When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

Retail Assistant (Seasonal & Sundries) – Sunday Only

We are recruiting a Retail Assistant to work in our Seasonal department on a Part -Time, Permanent basis, working 7.5 hours on Sunday Only. Pay Rate up to £11.44 per hour.

The role of Retail Assistant
Our Retail Assistants welcome customers to the centre and help with questions or queries across a wide variety of Indoor product ranges. They “Go the extra mile” to drive sales and achieve department goals whilst maintaining product condition, presentation, and stock levels within inventory control procedures. Involving some heavy lifting this role can be physically demanding.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Process POS (Point of Sale)
  • Pricing stock
  • Sales ordering and till operation
  • Replenishing stock
  • Display and merchandising
  • General housekeeping duties
  • Engaging with customers
  • Working outdoors
  • Heavy lifting

About You
This role is well suited to a self-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with excellent customer service skills and a desire to learn. Based in the Seasonal Department you will offer excellent service and provide information on the wide range of Furniture and Christmas products. Previous retail experience is desirable.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided

Haskins Garden Centres
Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team

 

APPLY ONLINE

 

When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

Retail Assistant (Outdoor Plants Department) – Saturday Only

We are recruiting a Retail Assistant in our Outdoor Plants department on a Part-Time, Permanent basis, working 8 hours per week on Saturday Only. Pay Rate up to £11.44 per hour.

The role of Retail Assistant
Our Retail Assistants welcome customers to the centre and help with questions or queries across a wide variety of Indoor and Outdoor product ranges. They “Go the extra mile” to drive sales and achieve department goals whilst maintaining product condition, presentation, and stock levels within inventory control procedures. Involving some heavy lifting this role can be physically demanding.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Process POS (Point of Sale)
  • Pricing stock
  • Sales ordering and till operation
  • Replenishing stock
  • Display and merchandising
  • General housekeeping duties
  • Lifting compost

About You
This role is well suited to a self-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with excellent customer service skills and a desire to learn. Based in the Plant Department you will offer excellent service and provide information on the wide range of products. Previous retail experience is desirable.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided

Haskins Garden Centres
Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team

 

APPLY ONLINE

 

When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

Retail Assistant (Outdoor Plants Department) – Saturday Only

We are recruiting a Retail Assistant in our Outdoor Plants department on a Part-Time, Permanent basis, working 7.5 hours per week on Saturday Only. Pay Rate up to £11.44 per hour.

The role of Retail Assistant
Our Retail Assistants welcome customers to the centre and help with questions or queries across a wide variety of Indoor and Outdoor product ranges. They “Go the extra mile” to drive sales and achieve department goals whilst maintaining product condition, presentation, and stock levels within inventory control procedures. Involving some heavy lifting this role can be physically demanding.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Process POS (Point of Sale)
  • Pricing stock
  • Sales ordering and till operation
  • Replenishing stock
  • Display and merchandising
  • General housekeeping duties
  • Lifting compost

About You
This role is well suited to a self-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with excellent customer service skills and a desire to learn. Based in the Plant Department you will offer excellent service and provide information on the wide range of products. Previous retail experience is desirable.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided

Haskins Garden Centres
Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team

 

APPLY ONLINE

 

When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

Kitchen Porter

We are recruiting a Kitchen Porter on a Full-Time Permanent basis, working 38 hours per week to include alternate weekends.

The role of Kitchen Porter
To provide assistance within the kitchen, ensuring all policies and procedures are being followed correctly and maintain a high level of cleanliness throughout the kitchen and pot wash areas.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Washing up and general housekeeping duties
  • Excepting deliveries and storing them away properly
  • General responsibility of clean storage areas
  • Completion of cleaning schedules Disposal of waste and recycling

About You
This role is well suited to a self-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with excellent customer service skills and a desire to learn.

You must be able to work on your own initiative, sometimes under pressure, in a fast-moving environment. You will need be able to communicate well and work as part of a large team.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided

Haskins Garden Centres
Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team

 

APPLY ONLINE

 

When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

Commis Chef – Full-time

We are recruiting a Commis Chef on a Full-time, Permanent basis, working 38 hours per week with alternate weekends. Pay rate up to £11.17 per hour

The role of Commis Chef
Working 38 hours a week, you will be required to assist in the day-to-day running of a very busy production kitchen, supplying food for the restaurant in our garden centre. Duties will include the preparation of salads, soups, breakfasts, and lunch.

This role benefits from Sociable hours with no split-shifts as well as alternate weekends off plus a day off in the week and only one late night a week.

About You
Confident and outgoing, you will enjoy working with the public, as this role oversees our counter service, the carvery, pizza oven and patisserie counter.

Previous experience is not essential, training will be provided for the right person. An ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a close-knit team is essential as is a willingness to learn.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided

Haskins Garden Centres
Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team

 

APPLY ONLINE

 

When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

Kitchen Porter – Saturday Only

We are recruiting a Kitchen Porter on a Part-Time, Permanent basis, working 7 hours every Saturday. Pay Rate up to £11.44 per hour.

The role of Kitchen Porter
To provide assistance within the kitchen, ensuring all policies and procedures are being followed correctly and maintain a high level of cleanliness throughout the kitchen and pot wash areas.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Washing up and general housekeeping duties
  • Excepting deliveries and storing them away properly
  • General responsibility of clean storage areas
  • Completion of cleaning schedules Disposal of waste and recycling

About You
This role is well suited to a self-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with excellent customer service skills and a desire to learn.
You must be able to work on your own initiative, sometimes under pressure, in a fast-moving environment. You will need be able to communicate well and work as part of a large team.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided

Haskins Garden Centres
Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team

 

APPLY ONLINE

 

When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

Restaurant Assistant – 35 Hours

We are recruiting a Restaurant Assistant on a Part-Time, Temporary Basis, working 35 hours per week to include alternate weekends. Previous catering, barista or hospitality experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

The role of Restaurant Assistant
To provide general assistance within the restaurant which enables us to exceed customer expectations and maximise all sales opportunities.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Serving on the food counters
  • Making and serving chilled and hot drinks
  • Clearing tables
  • General housekeeping duties
  • Till operation

About You
This role is well suited to a self-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with excellent customer service skills and a desire to learn. A winning smile and a courteous manner are both important whether you are serving over the counter or arranging a table for the next customer. Being proactive and energetic is essential as this is a busy fast paced environment. Previous catering, barista or hospitality experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided

Haskins Garden Centres
Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team

 

APPLY ONLINE

 

When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

Retail Assistant (Leisure Department)

We are recruiting a Retail Assistant in our Leisure department on a Full-Time, Permanent basis, working 38 hours with alternate weekends. Pay Rate up to £11.44 per hour.

The role of Retail Assistant
Our Retail Assistants welcome customers to the centre and help with questions or queries across a wide variety of Indoor and Outdoor product ranges. They “Go the extra mile” to drive sales and achieve department goals whilst maintaining product condition, presentation, and stock levels within inventory control procedures. Involving some heavy lifting this role can be physically demanding.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Process POS (Point of Sale)
  • Pricing stock
  • Sales ordering and till operation
  • Replenishing stock
  • Display and merchandising
  • General housekeeping duties

About You
This role is well suited to a self-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with excellent customer service skills and a desire to learn. Based in the Leisure Department you will offer excellent service and provide information on the wide range of products. Previous retail experience is desirable.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided

Haskins Garden Centres
Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team

 

APPLY ONLINE

 

When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

Restaurant Assistant – Saturday only

We are recruiting a Restaurant Assistant on a Part-Time, Permanent Basis, working 7.5 hours per week on Saturday. Previous catering, barista or hospitality experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

The role of Restaurant Assistant
To provide general assistance within the restaurant which enables us to exceed customer expectations and maximise all sales opportunities.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Serving on the food counters
  • Making and serving chilled and hot drinks
  • Clearing tables
  • General housekeeping duties
  • Till operation

About You
This role is well suited to a self-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with excellent customer service skills and a desire to learn. A winning smile and a courteous manner are both important whether you are serving over the counter or arranging a table for the next customer. Being proactive and energetic is essential as this is a busy fast paced environment. Previous catering, barista or hospitality experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided

Haskins Garden Centres
Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team

 

APPLY ONLINE

 

When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

Restaurant Assistant

We are recruiting a Restaurant Assistant on a Full-Time Permanent basis, working 38 hours per week, to include alternate weekends. Previous catering, barista or hospitality experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

The role of Restaurant Assistant
To provide general assistance within the restaurant which enables us to exceed customer expectations and maximise all sales opportunities.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Serving on the food counters
  • Making and serving chilled and hot drinks
  • Clearing tables
  • General housekeeping duties
  • Till operation
  • Counter Service
  • Barista

About You
This role is well suited to a self-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with excellent customer service skills and a desire to learn. A winning smile and a courteous manner are both important whether you are serving over the counter or arranging a table for the next customer. Being proactive and energetic is essential as this is a busy fast paced environment. Previous catering, barista or hospitality experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided

Haskins Garden Centres
Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team.

 

APPLY ONLINE

 

When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

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Under 18 years £6.82 per hour
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