Whitehall Careers

Join our friendly team here at Whitehall with our career opportunities

Be part of the Whitehall team with our career opportunities. We will post all our current positions here for all three garden centres.

LACOCK

GENERAL ASSISTANT - GARDEN SUNDRIES DEPARTMENT

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business. An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team as a Full Time General Sales Assistant working in our Garden Sundries department.

The ideal candidate will ideally have a passion for customer service, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Working 4 days between Monday to Friday and alternate weekends.

General Assistant responsibilities 

  • Ensuring all customers are greeted and offered assistance
  • Handling customer queries courteously and efficiently
  • Identifying customer needs through interaction, and taking appropriate action
  • Maintaining good, up-to-date knowledge of the layout of the centre
  • Excellent standard of merchandising and housekeeping are established and maintains in accordance with company guidelines
  • Ensure personal compliance with Whitehall’s H&S guideline
  • Packing of goods is carried out in a professional manner, and carry outs are offered where required
  • Maintains a harmonious and cooperative relationship with staff, managers and third parties
  • Trolleys and baskets always available.

Benefits included: 

  • Free Parking
  • 28 days Holiday entitlement per annum
  • Great staff discount
  • Work Place Pension
Only applicants successfully shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

DELIVERY DRIVER /  WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team at our Lacock branch as a Delivery Driver assisting in the Warehouse when required. 

The ideal candidate will ideally have a passion for customer service, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Clean driving licence essential, Forklift licence preferable. 

Mainly Monday to Friday, however may include occasional weekend working.

Driver / Warehouse Assistant duties & responsibilities

  • Plan routes efficiently
  • Ensure goods are delivered in a clean condition free from damage
  • Develop knowledge of the local area
  • Drive within all speed limits and traffic regulations in a careful manner and within permitted hours
  • Follow procedures for loading/unloading vehicles using cones and warnings where applicable
  • Report any vehicle defects to the Operations Manager
  • Never use a mobile phone whilst driving
  • Report all accidents, however minor to the Operations Manager on duty
  • Complete journey logs and vehicle maintenance checks in line with company procedure
  • Treat the company’s vehicle with care and keep it tidy and clean.
  • Use the company’s mobile phone and Satellite Navigational system, if applicable, responsibly and keep them secure

Benefits Include;

  • 28 days Holiday entitlement per annum
  • Great company discount
  • Free Parking
  • Work place pension
Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

TROLLEY ASSISTANT - FULL TIME

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business. An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team as a Full Time Trolley Assistant.

The ideal candidate will ideally have a passion for customer service, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Days of work will be Monday to Friday each week. 

Trolley Assistant responsibilities 

  • Ensuring all customers are greeted and offered assistance
  • Handling customer queries courteously and efficiently
  • Identifying customer needs through interaction, and taking appropriate action
  • Maintaining good, up-to-date knowledge of the layout of the centre
  • Excellent standard of merchandising and housekeeping are established and maintains in accordance with company guidelines
  • Ensure personal compliance with Whitehall’s H&S guideline
  • Packing of goods is carried out in a professional manner, and carry outs are offered where required
  • Maintains a harmonious and cooperative relationship with staff, managers and third parties
  • Trolleys and baskets always available.
  • Some heavy lifting required. 

Benefits Include

  • Free Parking
  • 28 days holiday per annum
  • Great staff discount
  • Work Place Pension
Only applicants successfully shortlisted for interview will be contacted. 


JUNIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

We are looking for a Junior Graphic Designer to assist the Business Development & Marketing Manager in the implementation of an agreed marketing strategy through the upkeep of general site signage, seasonal branding and event & promotional advertisement across all stores.

Tasks:

  • Design and concept all seasonal general site signage (Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter – Bunting, bench strips, posters, signs, exit farewell sign, welcome sign, social media banners), send to other sites when required.
  • Design and concept new general site signage in line with the seasons
  • Produce POS signage for all three sites for all departments as and when required by managers
  • Produce and design banners and bench strips for the sites
  • Make sure the sites are smart and tidy and all signage is up to date, relevant and presentable
  • Design and produce any sponsorship signage
  • Organise the print area and order ink, paper & laminating pouches as and when required with local supplier.
  • Design and produce the monthly Budding News magazine for our garden club members.
  • Check the Lacock site weekly, ensuring that all signage is up to date and within brand guide lines.
  • Visit the Woodborough & Whitchurch site monthly to check signage is up to date and within brand guide lines, speak with managers weekly to keep on top of this.
  • Ensure there are no empty signage boards around all three sites.
  • Ensure offers, events and promotions are advertised around the stores

Skills:

  • A degree in graphic design or portfolio showcasing work – position would suit a beginner
  • Entry level skills on Adobe Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator stills
  • High level of English skills and able to eloquently write editorial
  • The ability to problem solve and think on your feet and experienced enough to know when a job just needs to happen.
  • Strong independent worker
  • Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to create beautiful artwork to tight deadlines.
  • The ability to stay calm and focused under pressure and juggle several projects at the same time
  • Strong and pro-active written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Willing to get stuck-in with the team and help out where needed
  • Good organisational skills

Benefits included:

  • Free Parking
  • Accrued annual leave
  • Great staff discount
  • Work place pension

Only applicants successfully shortlisted for interview will be contacted.  Interviews will commence the week beginning 9th May 2022.

BEAUTY THERAPIST  PART TIME

Location: The Garden Nail & Beauty Salon – Whitehall Garden Centre, Lacock

We are looking for a Beauty Therapist to join our Salon, if you think you are just the person we are looking for and would like to join us please send in your CV.

Customer service skills are crucial in the salon in order to build a strong client base. You should be polite, sociable and friendly.

Skills and Responsibilities 

  • Qualified – NVQ Level 2 or above
  • Reliable and accommodating
  • Have immaculate personal presentation
  • Maintain safe work practices and achieve high hygiene standards
  • Read and interpret product information to make safe and appropriate recommendations to clients
  • Client aftercare including product sales and information
  • A passion for beauty
  • Upkeep of the Salon

Benefits included:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Uniform provided
  • Free parking

Only applicants successfully shortlisted for interview will be contacted. 

KITCHEN ASSISTANTS

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team as a Kitchen Assistant at our Lacock branch.

The ideal candidates will ideally have a passion for fresh food, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential.

Full and Part Time hours available.

Kitchen Assistant duties:

  • Preparing and serving food
  • Kitchen cleaning duties
  • Maintaining cooking and storage areas in a clean and tidy state in line with cleaning schedules
  • Supporting KP in their duties

Benefits Include:

  • Free Parking
  • Holiday Pay
  • Great staff discount
  • Work Place Pension

Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. 

KITCHEN PORTER

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team as a Kitchen Porter at our Lacock branch.

The ideal candidates will ideally have a passion for being part of a successful team, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential.

Full and Part Time hours available.

Kitchen Porter duties

  • Running the plate wash
  • General kitchen cleaning
  • Maintaining cooking and storage areas in a clean and tidy state in line with cleaning schedules
  • Carry out all reasonable duties as requested by management as and when required
  • Control loss or damage to stock through due care and attention

Benefits Include

  • Free Parking
  • Holiday Pay
  • Great staff discount
  • Work Place Pension

Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. 

RESTAURANT ASSISTANTS - PART TIME

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team as a Restaurant Assistant at our Lacock branch.

The ideal candidates will ideally have a passion for customer service, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Various part time shifts available including school hours.

Restaurant Assistant duties:

  • Ensuring all customers are greeted and offered assistance
  • Handling customer queries courteously and efficiently
  • Maintain a harmonious and cooperative relationship with customers and staff alike at all times
  • Ensure all food stored and handled to company standards
  • Clear tables quickly and help keep the restaurant clean, tidy and attractive
  • Undertake general cleaning in kitchen and restaurant
  • Operate a till with speed and efficiency
  • Prepare and serve drinks to the specified standard, in an efficient and friendly manner
  • Efficiently manage till queues, with overall focus on Customer service
  • Transactions handled correctly and courteously
  • Cash, cheque, credit and debit card payments processed correctly
  • Vouchers processed correctly
  • Nil cash discrepancies identified

Benefits Include

  • Free Parking
  • Holiday Pay
  • Great staff discount
  • Work Place Pension

Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. 

RESTAURANT ASSISTANTS - FULL TIME

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team as a Restaurant Assistant at our Lacock branch.

The ideal candidates will ideally have a passion for customer service, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Days of work will be 4 days between Monday to Friday, plus alternate weekends.

Restaurant Assistant duties:

  • Ensuring all customers are greeted and offered assistance
  • Handling customer queries courteously and efficiently
  • Maintain a harmonious and cooperative relationship with customers and staff alike at all times
  • Ensure all food stored and handled to company standards
  • Clear tables quickly and help keep the restaurant clean, tidy and attractive
  • Undertake general cleaning in kitchen and restaurant
  • Operate a till with speed and efficiency
  • Prepare and serve drinks to the specified standard, in an efficient and friendly manner
  • Efficiently manage till queues, with overall focus on Customer service
  • Transactions handled correctly and courteously
  • Cash, cheque, credit and debit card payments processed correctly
  • Vouchers processed correctly
  • Nil cash discrepancies identified

Benefits Include

  • Free Parking
  • Holiday Pay
  • Great staff discount
  • Work Place Pension

Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

GENERAL ASSISTANT - GARDEN FURNITURE/CHRISTMAS DEPARTMENT

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business. An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team as a Full Time General Sales Assistant working in our Furniture/Christmas department.

The ideal candidate will ideally have a passion for customer service, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Working 4 days between Monday to Friday and alternate weekends.

General Assistant responsibilities 

  • Ensuring all customers are greeted and offered assistance
  • Handling customer queries courteously and efficiently
  • Identifying customer needs through interaction, and taking appropriate action
  • Maintaining good, up-to-date knowledge of the layout of the centre
  • Excellent standard of merchandising and housekeeping are established and maintains in accordance with company guidelines
  • Ensure personal compliance with Whitehall’s H&S guideline
  • Packing of goods is carried out in a professional manner, and carry outs are offered where required
  • Maintains a harmonious and cooperative relationship with staff, managers and third parties
  • Trolleys and baskets always available.

Benefits included: 

  • Free Parking
  • Holiday Pay
  • Great staff discount
  • Work Place Pension
Only applicants successfully shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

CHEF DE PARTIE

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team as a Chef de Partie at our Lacock branch.

The ideal candidates will ideally have a passion for fresh food, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential.

To work 4 days during the week plus alternate weekends. Straight shifts. Breakfast and lunch only. Approximately 10 evening shifts per year.

Chef de Partie duties

  • Ability to or organise and run your own section within the kitchen
  • Training junior members of staff
  • Stock control and compliance
  • Ensuring company standards and specifications are met and maintained at all times

Benefits Include

  • Free Parking
  • Holiday Pay
  • Great staff discount
  • Work Place Pension

Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. 

PLANT SALES ASSISTANT - WEEKENDS

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business. An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team, working every weekend as a Plant Sales Assistant until 1st July 2022.

The ideal candidate will ideally have a passion for customer service, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential.

Days of work will be every Saturday and Sunday. 

Plant Sales Assistant responsibilities 

  • Ensuring all customers are greeted and offered assistance
  • Handling customer plant queries courteously and efficiently
  • Sales opportunities are generated through interaction with customers and use of bedding plant knowledge
  • Assistance and advice on selection and care of plants
  • Maintain a harmonious and cooperative relationship with staff, managers and third parties 
  • Controls wastage, damage and returns under instructions from senior staff
  • Vigilant and attentive at all times
  • Products merchandised to minimize ‘blind spots’ in the Plant Area

Benefits included: 

  • Accrued holiday entitlement
  • Free Parking
Only applicants successfully shortlisted for interview will be contacted. 

 

 

WOODBOROUGH

RESTAURANT ASSISTANTS - SATURDAYS

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team as a Restaurant Assistant at our Woodborough Pewsey branch.

The ideal candidates will ideally have a passion for customer service, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

To work every Saturday. 

Restaurant Assistant duties:

  • Ensuring all customers are greeted and offered assistance
  • Handling customer queries courteously and efficiently
  • Maintain a harmonious and cooperative relationship with customers and staff alike at all times
  • Ensure all food stored and handled to company standards
  • Clear tables quickly and help keep the restaurant clean, tidy and attractive
  • Undertake general cleaning in kitchen and restaurant
  • Operate a till with speed and efficiency
  • Prepare and serve drinks to the specified standard, in an efficient and friendly manner
  • Efficiently manage till queues, with overall focus on Customer service
  • Transactions handled correctly and courteously
  • Cash, cheque, credit and debit card payments processed correctly
  • Vouchers processed correctly
  • Nil cash discrepancies identified

Benefits Include

  • Free Parking
  • Holiday Pay
  • Great staff discount
  • Work Place Pension

Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. 

 

WHITCHURCH

GENERAL ASSISTANTS - SEASONAL

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business. An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team as a General Assistant until the end of June 2022 within our Whitchurch branch in Bristol.

The ideal candidate will ideally have a passion for customer service, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Working 4 days between Monday to Friday and alternate weekends.

General Assistant responsibilities 

  • Ensuring all customers are greeted and offered assistance
  • Handling customer queries courteously and efficiently
  • Identifying customer needs through interaction, and taking appropriate action
  • Maintaining good, up-to-date knowledge of the layout of the centre
  • Excellent standard of merchandising and housekeeping are established and maintains in accordance with company guidelines
  • Ensure personal compliance with Whitehall’s H&S guideline
  • Packing of goods is carried out in a professional manner, and carry outs are offered where required
  • Maintains a harmonious and cooperative relationship with staff, managers and third parties
  • Trolleys and baskets always available.

Benefits included: 

  • Accrued holiday entitlement
  • Free Parking
Only applicants successfully shortlisted for interview will be contacted. 

RESTAURANT ASSISTANTS - FULL & PART TIME

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team as a Restaurant Assistant within our Whitchurch branch in Bristol.

The ideal candidates will ideally have a passion for customer service, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Full and Part Time contracts available

Restaurant Assistant duties

  • Ensuring all customers are greeted and offered assistance
  • Handling customer queries courteously and efficiently
  • Maintain a harmonious and cooperative relationship with customers and staff alike at all times
  • Ensure all food stored and handled to company standards
  • Clear tables quickly and help keep the restaurant clean, tidy and attractive
  • Undertake general cleaning in kitchen and restaurant
  • Operate a till with speed and efficiency
  • Prepare and serve drinks to the specified standard, in an efficient and friendly manner
  • Efficiently manage till queues, with overall focus on Customer service
  • Transactions handled correctly and courteously
  • Cash, cheque, credit and debit card payments processed correctly
  • Vouchers processed correctly
  • Nil cash discrepancies identified

Benefits Include

  • Free Parking
  • Holiday Pay
  • Great staff discount
  • Work Place Pension

Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. 

TILL ASSISTANTS - SEASONAL WEEKENDS

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business. An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team as a Weekend Till Assistant until 8th July 2022 within our Whitchurch branch in Bristol .

The ideal candidates will ideally have a passion for customer service, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Days of work will be Saturdays and Sundays.

Till Assistant responsibilities 

  • Ensuring all customers are greeted and offered assistance
  • Handling customer queries courteously and efficiently
  • Identifying customer needs through interaction, and taking appropriate action
  • Maintaining good, up-to-date knowledge of the layout of the centre
  • Excellent standard of merchandising and housekeeping are established and maintains in accordance with company guidelines
  • Ensure all till and cash handling procedures are carried out in line with Company procedures
  • Ensure personal compliance with Whitehall’s H&S guideline
  • Packing of goods is carried out in a professional manner, and carry outs are offered where required
  • Maintains a harmonious and cooperative relationship with staff, managers and third parties
  • Trolleys and baskets always available.

Benefits included: 

  • Accrued holiday entitlement
  • Free Parking
Only applicants successfully shortlisted for interview will be contacted. 

CHEF DE PARTIE

Whitehall Garden Centre is a family run and award winning business.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an inspirational team as a Chef de Partie at our Whitchurch branch in Bristol.

The ideal candidate will ideally have a passion for fresh food, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential.

To work 4 days during the week plus alternate weekends. Straight shifts. Breakfast and lunch only. Part time hours considered.

Chef de Partie duties

  • Ability to or organise and run your own section within the kitchen
  • Training junior members of staff
  • Stock control and compliance
  • Ensuring company standards and specifications are met and maintained at all times

Benefits Include

  • Free Parking
  • Holiday Pay
  • Great staff discount
  • Work Place Pension

Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. 

 

For all applications please send your CV and Cover Letter to: careers@whitehallgardencentre.co.uk

 

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