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Job Opportunities

The following positions are currently available:

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EPOS Assistant / Receptionist

Part Time

We currently have a vacancy for a part-time EPOS Assistant / Receptionist to join our team here at Gates. You will be required to work four days per week, including one alternating weekend day each week. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work during School/College holiday period and Bank Holidays.

The work will primarily be on the information desk. Applicants should possess excellent customer service skills and a good team working ability, you need to be self-motivated, literate, numerate and accurate when entering data, doing stock takes and answering customer queries. Knowledge of Excel is required.

For more information please email epos@gatesgardencentre.co.uk

To apply please complete the Employment Application Form below.


Plant Area Assistant

Full Time

We currently have a vacancy for a full-time Plant Area Assistant.

The ideal candidate will:

  • have experience of working in a Garden Centre or other horticultural training or background
  • have a friendly personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our customers
  • have excellent knowledge of plants, plant care and maintenance
  • have some knowledge of plant pests and diseases
  • be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities
  • have an ability to work well as part of a small team

Applicants must also be professional and well-presented and have excellent customer service skills.

You will be required to work 5 days per week, including one alternating weekend day (approx 45 hours per week).

For further enquiries please phone 01664 454309 and ask to speak to Dan.

To apply please complete the Employment Application Form below.


Till Assistant

Part Time

We currently have a vacancy for a part-time Till Assistant. You will be required to work 2 or 3 weekdays and one weekend day. However, you should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work during the School/College holiday periods and Bank Holidays.

Applicants should possess excellent customer service skills. The work will primarily be on the tills, requiring you to be self-motivated, literate, numerate and accurate when entering transactions.

To apply please complete the Employment Application Form below.

Alternatively, you can call in to pick up an application form and obtain further information from the tills.


Customer Services Assistant

Full Time or Part Time (30 hours+)

We currently have a vacancy for a full-time or part-time Customer Service Assistant. The role will require you to work a minimum of 30 hours per week including one alternating weekend day.

Persons appointed will be expected to be self-motivated, able to offer a flexible approach to working times and be available to work additional hours and alternative days if required.

You should be well presented, have an interest in the products on offer and possess excellent customer service skills, along with the ability to handle any administration required.

The job involves assisting customers with compost and heavy items, collecting trolleys and baskets etc. Applicants therefore must be physically fit as lifting is required.

To apply please complete the Employment Application Form below.


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HOW TO APPLY

For more information regarding positions currently available at Gates Garden Centre,
please call in and ask at the tills or telephone us on 01664 454309.

To apply for any available position, please print and complete the Employment Application Form.

Once completed please post to:

GATES GARDEN CENTRE

Somerby Road, Cold Overton, Oakham, Leicestershire LE15 7QB

Gates Garden Centre, Somerby Road, Cold Overton, Oakham, Leicestershire LE15 7QB

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