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Are you looking for full or part time employment? Could you deliver excellent customer service? If you would like to work in a friendly and pleasant environment why not join our dedicated team at Hayes Garden World.

Cook/Baker – Full or Part Time

To cover maternity leave

24-40 hours per week including weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis

The ideal candidate will have worked in catering and be able to demonstrate that they can work well as part of a team and on their own initiative. They must have good communication and organisational skills.

Working in a very busy environment, duties will include food preparation, devising weekly menus, ordering of goods and stock control.


Catering Assistants - Full Time & Weekends

Full Time - 40 hours a week including every other weekend, plus Bank Holidays on a rota

Weekends – Saturday 8.45am – 6pm (5.30pm in Winter) and Sundays 10am – 5.30pm

Our Four Seasons Café, with an outside terrace and wonderful views, is recruiting now for members of staff to work in various areas of the café. The ideal candidates will have a hands-on approach to all duties within a catering environment.

You must enjoy working as part of a team, be adaptable and flexible and able to cope in a fast-paced environment. All our staff, do their best, to ensure that our visitors enjoy their time in the Café.


Outdoor Plants Team Member - Full Time

Working 40 hours a week including every other weekend, plus Bank Holidays on a rota

We are looking for the ideal candidate to join our Outdoor Plant Department. The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of plants ideally supported by a Horticultural qualification. They must have the ability to communicate well with our customers and deliver excellent standards of customer care. Working in a busy retail team environment, they will have a hands-on approach to all duties within this department.

If you are passionate about plants and would enjoy sharing this enthusiasm with our customers, we would love to hear from you.


Weekend Furniture Team Member

 Saturday 8.45am - 6pm (5.30pm in winter), Sunday 10am - 5.30pm

We are looking for a confident individual to join our furniture department, they must have a positive attitude, display a high level of customer service and work well on their own initiative and as part of the team.


Weekend Cleaner

We are looking to recruit a weekend cleaner, working every Saturday and Sunday from 8am – 12pm.


Hayes Garden World offers free transport to and from work from selected areas and at selected times.

Please contact Catherine Slater for an application & job description

Contact Details: Tel: 015394 33434 or email us

If we have no vacancies at present but you would like to work within a garden centre environment then please email your CV, stating what area you would like to work in and we will keep your details on file.

Alternatively please download an application form and send it to Hayes Garden World, Calluna House, Lake Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0DW.

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