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Plant Area General Assistant

Zoek Pin Avonmouth, Bristol, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 25 days ago

Plant Area General Assistant

About Us

With a rich history spanning nearly 80 years, Almondsbury Garden Centre is Bristol’s largest independent garden centre. Based five minutes from Cribbs Causeway, we are passionate about plants and helping our customers to achieve their gardening goals, whether that’s an ambitious outdoor project or adding some luscious greenery to their indoor space.

We’re one of the best-stocked garden centres in the South West and are proud of our reputation for finding the perfect plant or flower for any gardening project.

We are now looking for a Plant Area General Assistant to join our dedicated team and assist with the sales of our vast plant range.

The Benefits

  • Salary of up to £20,000 per annum DOE
  • 28 days’ annual leave including Bank Holidays
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Subsidised social events
  • Benefits package commensurate with a progressive company

If you have a real passion for plants of all kinds and experience of working in a garden centre or department, this is a fantastic opportunity to transform your enthusiasm into a flourishing career.

Joining a friendly team of experts, you will be provided with the ideal environment in which to develop and thrive.

We believe that plants bring joy, beauty and wellbeing to the world. If you share these values and are looking to join a forward-thinking company that will support your growth, we’d love to hear from you.

The Role

As a Plant Area General Assistant, you will deliver an exceptional service to customers and maximise plant sales.

You will use your outstanding knowledge to advise customers on plant care and encourage purchases.

About You

To join us as a Plant Area General Assistant, you will need:

  • Experience of working in a garden centre or garden department within a larger retail store
  • Have a passion and strong understanding of bedding plants and house plants
  • Fantastic communication skills

Ideally, you will have a qualification in a horticultural-related subject, but this is not essential. Due to our location, a full and valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle would also be beneficial.

Other organisations may call this role Plant Area Assistant, Garden Department Assistant, Garden Centre Assistant, Retail Assistant, Plant Shop Assistant, or Plant Department Assistant.

Webrecruit and Almondsbury Garden Centre are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Plant Area General Assistant, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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