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Opportunities in every department

Our Vision

First and foremost, we are a family business that views people as the heart of everything we do and see our colleagues as our key strength and point of difference.

We are a completely unique and constantly developing garden centre priding ourselves on our history, quality of product and friendly, personal service.

We are always on the lookout for individuals passionate about their work, with a friendly disposition and a willingness to learn and make a difference in a fast paced and challenging industry.

Currently available positions in each department are listed below. Can’t see a role that suits you? Don’t worry, we regularly update the list so be sure to check both this page and our social media channels  frequently.

 

Our Benefits

  • 28 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Colleague discount scheme
  • Free car parking

Enquiries to:

The Manager
Wentworth Garden Centre
Hague Lane
Wentworth
South Yorkshire
S62 7TF

Tel: 01226 744842

info@wentworthgardencentre.co.uk

Sole/Head Gardener


Department: Outdoor Services

Roles: Maintenance of the gardens, including care and management of plants, shrubs, lawns & hedges along with general weeding and nurturing borders etcCare and maintenance of ponds and water features along with development of new projects where required. The ability to operate and maintain a range of machinery including tractors, mowers and garden machinery as well as good technical skills are desirable for the role. Applicants must also have good organisational skills, with the ability to budget responsibly and keep accurate paper work. 

Hours: Full Time (40 hours per week)

Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Contract: Permanent

Requirements: Potential applicants must be positive, enthusiastic and hardworking, having previous experience working in a similar position with the RHS, National Trust, English Heritage or a private estate/garden. Possess a minimum Level 3 horticultural qualification or similar, spray certificates (PA1 and PA6) with a chainsaw certificate being a further advantage. An excellent knowledge of both plants and technical skills, coupled with the ability to communicate well with members of the public would be expected. Full driving licence and cleared DBS check are essential, with First Aid qualifications being a benefit.  

Apply: Please send your covering letter and CV to david@wentworthgardencentre.co.uk

Note: Please be aware, we expect to receive a very large response to this position and we apologise in advance for the lack of response to unsuccessful applicants.

Chef de Partie


Department: Catering

Roles: You will be responsible for the food preparation and delivery of menu items to the high standards set by our team. This is a fast-paced kitchen with a high volume of dinners and we expect the right candidate to have a good work ethic.

Hours: Full Time

Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Contract: Permanent

Requirements: Applicants should have chef de partie experience in a similar setting. You must be hard working and willing to work as part of a team in a busy, high volume kitchen environment, with the ability to work weekends and occasional evenings on a rota basis.

Apply: Please send your covering letter and CV for the attention of the Catering Manager to dining@wentworthgardencentre.co.uk

Note: Please be aware, we expect to receive a very large response to this position and we apologise in advance for the lack of response to unsuccessful applicants.

Food Prep Staff


Department: Catering

Roles: You will be responsible for kick starting the day’s service, preparing various ingredients for the dishes to ensure the smooth running of the restaurant

Hours: Various Part Time (7am Start)

Salary: National Minimum/Living Wage

Contract: Permanent

Requirements: Applicants should be friendly and enthusiastic, with great people skills to work as part of a fast paced team. You must have a strong attention to detail to maintain the very best service standards whilst being able to work to strict deadlines. Experience of working within a busy kitchen environment is preferred but not essential and full training will be provided on the job. Must be available to work weekends and occasional evenings on a rota basis

Apply: Please send your covering letter and CV for the attention of the Catering Manager to dining@wentworthgardencentre.co.uk

Note: Please be aware, we expect to receive a very large response to this position and we apologise in advance for the lack of response to unsuccessful applicants.

Handyman/Janitor, House Plant/Sundries Assistant & General Garden Centre Assistants


To everyone who applied for any of the above positions, we feel the need to let you know that all have now been filled. As explained in the original post we knew that we would get a huge response and that we would not be able to respond individually. This is exactly what has happened, and we must apologise once again for the lack of personal response. Though we thank you all for your applications, which will be kept on record for future reference.

Best wishes,
Wentworth Garden Centre. 

Contact Us

Wentworth Garden Centre
Hague Lane
Wentworth
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S62 7TF

Tel: 01226 744842

info@wentworthgardencentre.co.uk