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Haskins West End vacancies:

Retail Assistant – Indoor Sundries department

4pm – 8pm Friday
9am – 6pm Sunday

About You
The candidate will need to deliver exceptional customer service skills and be able to work at the required pace to ensure daily replenishment and recovery of stock. You will need to be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and have confidence to work independently and as a team player. This job role can be physically demanding and involves some heavy lifting, for example 12.75kg bags of seed or feed. The ideal candidate should have a basic knowledge of Garden care products with a desire to learn. Previous retail experience would be desirable.

Candidates will need to be flexible during the peak trading periods to work additional hours on weekends and Bank Holidays to include the Christmas and New Year period with opportunities to work part time shifts during the weekdays depending on availability.

About the role
You will be welcoming customers to the store and assessing their needs by providing assistance and information on the wide range of Garden Care, Pet Accessories and Wildlife products, “going the extra mile” to drive sales and achieve department goals. Maintain stock condition, presentation and stock levels with inventory control procedures.

Key Responsibilities
– Process POS (Point of Sale)
– Sales ordering and till operation
– Rotation and care of food items
– Replenishing stock
– Display and merchandising
– General housekeeping duties

 

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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, been unsuccessful.

Customer Service Assistant

Fixed Term Contracts October until the end of December 2021
Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 10:30am – 5:00pm

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.

Candidates must be flexible during peak trading periods and willing to work additional hours on weekends and Bank Holidays to include the Christmas and New Year period with opportunities to work part time shifts during the weekdays depending on availability.

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

 

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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, been unsuccessful.

Commis Chef

38 hours per week – £19,196.48 per annum

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.

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

There are no split-shifts, but you will be required to work alternate weekends, with a day off in the week and one late night, normally a Thursday or a Friday.

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

 

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When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you in 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

38 hours per week – £19,196.48 per annum
6 Month Fixed Term

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.

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

There are no split-shifts, but you will be required to work alternate weekends, with a day off in the week and one late night, normally a Thursday or a Friday.

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

 

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When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you in 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

Various Hours and Shift Patterns available

About you
You will need to be a team player who can demonstrate excellent customer service skills. 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 or hospitality experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

About the role
At Haskins we pride ourselves on the standard of food we have on offer in our restaurants. This is a place where our customers come to enjoy a meal as well as to relax and unwind. They expect the best service at all times. As a restaurant assistant it is your job to ensure that each visit is enjoyable and the experience memorable.

Key Responsibilities
– Serving on the food counters
– Making and serving hot drinks
– Clearing tables
– General housekeeping duties

 

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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, been unsuccessful.

Kitchen Porter

Full time position

The right candidate will need to be proactive, enthusiastic, energetic and a team-player.
Knowledge or an interest in Catering would be an advantage but is not essential.
You must be able to work on your own initiative, sometimes under pressure, in a fast-moving environment, have the ability to communicate well and be able to work as part of a large team.

Your main responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
– Washing up and general cleaning
– Excepting deliveries and storing them away properly
– Vegetable prep
– General responsibility of clean storage areas
– Completion of cleaning schedules
– Disposal of waste and recycling

 

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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, been unsuccessful.

Retail Assistant

Outdoor and Indoor depending on where workload requires
38 hours a week
6 Month Fixed Term Contract

About you
You will need to be able to demonstrate exceptional customer service skills as well as be able to work at a pace to replenish stock on a daily basis. This job role can be physically demanding and involve heavy lifting. A desire to work as part of a team but also ‘thinking on your feet’ and using your own initiative are essential for this role. The ideal candidate would benefit from having some plant knowledge, be energetic but more importantly enthusiastic and a desire to work as part of a team. Previous retail experience is desirable.

About the role
If you enjoy working with a variety of high-end products, then Haskins has the perfect job for you. Our retail assistants play a major part in providing the correct advice and help to enable our customers to find the products which are right for them. We pride ourselves at Haskins on our excellent merchandising and brand standards and our staff need to be able to give up to date advice on all the ranges we have on offer. We are constantly training to teach everything our assistants need to know about the latest products, presentation and availability so that the advice given is the correct advice.

Key Responsibilities
– Replenishing stock
– Answering customer enquiries
– General housekeeping duties

 

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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, been unsuccessful.

Restaurant Supervisor

Salary £19,170 – £20,741, dependent on experience

Working full-time (38 hours a week) to include alternate weekends and one late night per week, the right candidate will need to be proactive, enthusiastic, energetic and also a team-player.

Key responsibilities will include: food and drink preparation and service, stock replenishment whilst motivating your team to ensure our high customer service practices are sustained.

Previous catering/hospitality experience would be preferred, along with a proven and sound knowledge of customer service.

 

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When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you in 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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