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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.


Weekend Christmas Assistants

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

Temporary position until mid-January

Christmas Trees, Holly Wreaths, Baubles, Bangles and Beads…. IF YOU LOVE CHRISTMAS…. then why not come and work in our wonderful Christmas Department.

It’s a fast paced environment, so we need hard working individuals, with a sense of fun and laughter, who really want to go that extra mile to make our customers have an enjoyable day and…. sell lots of our lovely merchandise of course, so an eye for detail and a flair for design, certainly wouldn’t go amiss.


Events Assistant - Santa's Grotto

We are looking for someone for 4/5 days a week in December

This is a temporary position until 23 December

We are looking to recruit an outgoing, enthusiastic individual to work as part of our events team in our Santa’s Grotto here at Hayes Garden World.
You will welcome children and parents making sure they have a really enjoyable and memorable time. You must be able to interact with our customers in a confident manner.


Pets & Aquatics Team Member - Full Time

40 hours per week – working every other weekend and Bank Holidays on a rota basis

We are looking for a confident and energetic assistant to work alongside the current team. The right candidate will be able bodied (able to safely lift 25kg) as this is a very physically demanding position.

We are looking for someone who is self-motivated and has a can-do attitude.  Excellent customer service skills are vital, along with the ability to talk to customers and advise them on pet, aquatic and pond care, whilst being able to attune to their needs, therefore building good rapport, customer trust and loyalty.

A knowledge of pond filtration and maintenance would be beneficial as would a good understanding of all aspects of aquatic animal husbandry. We also require you to have an interest and understanding of canine, feline and small animal behaviour, along with basic nutritional knowledge. Ongoing training will be given in all areas.


Landscape Garden Team Member - Full Time

40 hours per week Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm

We are looking for the ideal candidate to join our landscape department. The main duties will include helping to construct different landscapes for our customers which would include paving, walling and turfing etc. General garden maintenance would also be required. You must be able to work well as part of a team and on your own initiative. Experience would be advantageous. Hourly rate will be dependent on experience.


Catering Assistants - Full Time

5 days a week to include every other weekend and Bank Holidays on a rota basis

Our Four Seasons Café, with an outside terrace and wonderful views, are 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.


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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