Please note, we are no longer accepting new applications for these positions – applications are on hold while we review all applications received to date.

This is an exciting time for Trevena Cross – we are welcoming more visitors to the garden centre than ever before, and in order to maintain the excellent, friendly customer service that we pride ourselves on, we are seeking a couple of new people to join our ever-growing Trevena Cross team…


Vacancy: Garden Centre Retail Assistant

Job Description:
We are looking for an enthusiastic team player required to join a friendly and hard-working workforce here at Trevena Cross. This is a temporary position but could potentially lead to a permanent position.

We are offering a full-time position (35 hours) covering five days a week (Sunday to Thursday). The hours are from 9am to 5pm with 1 hour unpaid (half hour lunch and two 15 minute breaks)

The Role:
· Serving customers in an efficient and friendly manner.
· Unpacking, organising and pricing stock.
· Merchandising duties, creating attractive, innovative, and inviting shop displays.
· First line telephone contact, speaking to customers/suppliers and channeling queries to the appropriate department.
· Supporting the Garden Centre Manager and the rest of the team with ad hoc duties as required.

Key Skills:
· Previous retail/merchandising experience required, preferably across a mixed product range.
· Excellent people/customer service skills.
· Work well under pressure and is a team player.
· Good math skills for handling cash/epos transactions.
· Highly driven, keen to progress and make the role their own and help the business grow.
· Be proactive and take own initiative and assist colleagues and customers to ensure smooth day to day running of the company.
· Horticultural knowledge would be preferable but not essential

Benefits:
· Salary £9.50-£10.00 per hour (negotiable dependent upon skills and experience)
· This is an exciting opportunity to extend your existing plant knowledge whilst delivering the best service.
· Working within a friendly team environment.
· Staff discount.
· Pension.

To apply please forward your C.V to accounts@trevenacross.co.uk by the closing date of 04/05/2021. If you have not heard anything from us 14 days after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.


Vacancy: Garden Centre Planteria Assistant

Job Description:
Trevena Cross is a family-owned business, providing a huge range of fantastic products. We have a large indoor and outdoor plant area, sundries department and giftware. We are now looking for a passionate candidate with horticulture knowledge to join our successful team

We are offering a full-time position (35 hours) working five days covering from Monday to Friday. The hours are from 9am to 5pm with 1 hour unpaid (half hour lunch and two 15-minute breaks) which will be staggered between the staff to ensure there is cover.

The Role:
· Assisting and advising customers around the Garden Centre and with telephone enquiries.
· Assisting customers with loading goods i.e. compost/pots etc.
· Stock watering and feeding.
· Stock rotation and maintenance.
· Transportation of stock and removing dead stock and waste.
· Unloading new stock, checking deliveries in against the delivery notes and distributing stock around Garden Centre for displaying.
· General house keeping around the Garden Centre ensuring the grounds are kept tidy and free from hazards.
· Assist in the shop with overflow of customers in an efficient and friendly manner
· Assist in shop with distribution of stock and displays
· Assisting nursery team as and when required
· Supporting the Garden Centre Manager, Owner and the rest of the team with ad hock duties as required.

Key Skills:
· Excellent people/customer service skills.
· Work well under pressure and is a team player.
· Good math skills for handling cash/epos transactions.
· Highly driven, keen to progress and make the role their own and help the business grow.
· Be proactive, take own initiative and assist colleagues and customers to ensure smooth day to day running of the company.
· Horticultural knowledge would be preferred.
· Fit & strong – this role is physical and may require heavy lifting.
· Retail experience with a good knowledge of plants would be an advantage.
· Forklift ticket would be advantageous.
· Full UK driving licence essential.

Benefits:
· Salary £9.50-£10.00 per hour (negotiable dependent upon skills and experience)
· This is an exciting opportunity to extend your existing plant knowledge whilst delivering the best service.
· Working within a friendly team environment.
· Staff discount.
· Pension.

To apply please forward your C.V to accounts@trevenacross.co.uk by the closing date of 04/05/2021. If you have not heard anything from us 14 days after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.