Assistant Plant Area Manager (Bedding) - Full Time - Including Alternate Weekends - Twickenham Full time - Squire's Garden Centres

Assistant Plant Area Manager (Bedding) – Full Time – Including Alternate Weekends – Twickenham - Full time

Competitive Salary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Squires at Twickenham.

You will be responsible for the Bedding Plant Department at our Twickenham Garden Centre which has an extensive and well stocked plant area.  You will be responsible for the whole plant area, when covering the Plant Area Manager weekends and days off.

You will have extensive knowledge and experience of working in a retail bedding department and/or a horticultural qualification. A passion for customer service and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment are essential. You will be flexible, enthusiastic and highly motivated, commercially aware and have the ability to create dynamic displays.

Hours: Full Time, including alternate weekends.

Rewards & Benefits

  • Employee Discount – 50% in Restaurants and10% in Garden Centre on joining, increasing to 20% after 3 months service, 25% after 2 years’ service and 30% after 5 years’ service.
  • Holiday (including bank holidays) – 5.6 weeks on joining increasing to 6.2 week after 2 years’ service and 6.6 weeks after 5 years’ service.
  • Bonus – We reward our employees with a non-contractual bonus at Christmas, based on the profit of the company in any financial year.  (first year is dependent on start date)
  • Pension – We are all aware of how important it is to save for our retirement. We offer a Defined Contribution Pension Plan to new employees. If you pay into the plan and meet the government criteria, the company will too, and these contributions will be invested.
  • Attendance – Our employees with 100% attendance in a financial year, are rewarded with Squire’s gift vouchers.
  • Made A Difference Scheme (M.A.D) – a reward scheme for team members who make a difference to our business through; outstanding customer service, over and above normal duties or initiatives that have grown / inspired the business. There is a monthly winner and a ‘team member of the year’. All winners select a gift to receive.
  • Learning & Development -You can look forward to a wealth of learning opportunities with us that will enhance and develop you with the skills and confidence you need.
  • Free parking – available to all employees in the designated parking areas on our sites.

About us

Squire’s is a family-owned group of 16 garden centres based in Surrey, Sussex, Middlesex, and Berkshire. We are committed to growing our business and to promoting the highest standards in horticultural retailing. We want our staff to enjoy working with us in a friendly, energetic customer focused environment.

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