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Garden Centre Assistant


The Range

22d ago

  • Job
    Entry & Junior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Kingston upon Hull

AI generated summary

  • You must love providing excellent customer service in a fast-paced retail environment, have a friendly attitude, be knowledgeable about plants and garden care, and be adaptable to support various areas of the store.
  • You will promote key products, maintain stock levels, transition ranges smoothly, price items correctly, care for live plants, follow shop floor processes, reduce waste, and maintain high housekeeping standards.


  • To be successful in this role you will love working in a fast-paced retail environment and must be willing to give the very best customer service experience to our customers.
  • The emphasis will be on service. This is not just a standing filling shelves type of job. If you have the personality that our customers will appreciate, and if you enjoy an environment where you can really engage with the customer, then this could be the role for you.
  • Your day will be varied, from delivering service with a smile at the till to engaging with customers to help them find their ideal products.
  • You will need to have to have a flexible approach as there will be times when you will be supporting other areas of the Store to meet the business needs.
  • Previous experience working with plants and garden care is preferred.


  • Actively promote bestselling lines and key products.
  • Ensure stock is available across all ranges.
  • Ensure smooth transition of range changes to minimise disruption.
  • Ensure the department is correctly priced across all products.
  • Ensure live plants are correctly watered and cared for.
  • Adhere to, and correctly implement shop floor processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Adhere to, and correctly implement reduced and waste processes.
  • High standards of housekeeping across the department.


What are the responsibilities of a Garden Centre Assistant?

A Garden Centre Assistant's main responsibilities include providing excellent customer service, promoting The Range as a unique shopping experience, and helping customers with their gardening needs.

What are the requirements for this position?

The requirements for this position include good customer service skills, knowledge or interest in gardening, and the ability to work part-time hours.

What does a typical day look like for a Garden Centre Assistant?

A typical day for a Garden Centre Assistant involves assisting customers with their gardening needs, restocking merchandise, and maintaining the cleanliness of the garden centre.

Is this a part-time or full-time position?

This position is part-time, perfect for those looking for flexible hours.

What opportunities for growth are available in this role?

There may be opportunities to advance to a full-time position or take on more responsibilities within the garden centre as you gain experience.

Retail & Consumer Goods
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Mission & Purpose

Thank you for visiting The Range LinkedIn page. With enormous product diversity, The Range has over 65,000 products across 16 departments including DIY, Kitchen & Dining, Furniture, Lighting, Arts & Crafts and Textiles. The Range was founded in 1989 by Chris Dawson in his home town of Plymouth as an open air market trader. Fast forward to the present day and The Range has over 160 stores across the United Kingdom and Ireland, not to mention an ever expanding website offering a home delivery service.