Working at Gordale

Plant Area Supervisor

Contract: Full Time Permanent

Working Pattern: 5 days a week including weekends

Desired skills and experience:

  • Horticultural qualifications level 2 or 3 essential
  • Pesticide PA1/6 and forklift qualifications preferred
  • Experience in managing small teams
  • Passionate about horticulture with a good knowledge of plants
  • Enthusiastic and customer-focused, happy to work outside in all weather
  • Team player who enjoys a busy work environment and has a ‘can-do’ attitude

 

About this role:

This role involves supporting the plant area manager in supervising the team and other daily tasks including but not limited to:

  • Feeding, watering and pruning stock
  • Receiving plant deliveries and restocking
  • Maintaining fencing, pots and stoneware areas
  • Offering helpful advice to customers and answering plant queries

 

If you think you’d be a good match for this role, we’d love to hear from you, so please send your CV to our HR Manager frances.magrath@gordale.co.uk to register your interest for this vacancy.

Horticulturist

Contract: Full Time Permanent

Working Pattern: 5 days a week including Sundays

Desired skills and experience:

  • Horticultural qualifications level 2 or 3 desirable
  • Passionate about gardening with an excellent knowledge of plants
  • Enthusiastic and customer-focused, happy to work outside in all weather
  • Team player who enjoys a busy work environment and has a ‘can-do’ attitude

 

About this role:

This role involves supporting the plant area manager in supervising the team and other daily tasks including but not limited to:

  • Feeding, watering and pruning stock
  • Receiving plant deliveries and restocking
  • Offering helpful advice to customers and giving advice on plant care
  • Keeping outdoor areas tidy and safe

 

If you think you’d be a good match for this role, we’d love to hear from you, so please send your CV to our HR Manager frances.magrath@gordale.co.uk to register your interest for this vacancy.

Human Resources Manager / Health and Safety Officer

Contract: Full Time Permanent

Working Pattern: Weekdays 9am-5pm

Main Duties:

  • Recruiting and inducting all roles including seasonal staff
  • Managing all HR and health and safety administration, ensuring legal compliance and updating policies as required
  • Developing and delivering training programmes for our managers and colleagues
  • Providing advice and administration support for disciplinary and grievances
  • Maintaining health and safety standards including risk assessment review and H&S training compliance

 

Desired skills and experience:

  • Achievement of, or working towards, a HR Level 5 or H&S qualification is essential
  • A working knowledge of employment law and health & safety legislation is desirable
  • Experience within a retail or customer-facing environment is desirable
  • Competency with Word and Excel essential

 

About this role:

We are looking for an experienced Manager to look after all aspects of the company’s HR and Health & Safety, ensuring our team are recruited, supported and trained, whilst providing a safe environment for our staff and customers.

The centre has approximately 80 full and part-time staff and their development is a key factor in the progression of the business. Our continued compliance with all relevant up to date health and safety legislation is also a key aspect of the role. The role requires some administration support in other areas, including the organisation of promotional activities.

The ideal candidate will enjoy the fast pace and customer-focus of a retail environment, have a keen eye for detail and be highly organised to efficiently deal with all relevant documentation. They must be self-motivated, able to work autonomously and have the ability to communicate effectively with customers and our team in both formal and informal situations.

 

If you think you’d be a good match for this role, we’d love to hear from you, so please send your CV to our current HR Manager frances.magrath@gordale.co.uk to register your interest for this vacancy.

Why should you work at Gordale?

As an independent, family run business we are extremely proud of our team – the ‘Gordale Family’. Many of our colleagues have worked with us for more than 20 years, and a couple have even been here for over 40 years!! We are 100% customer focused and like to think that Gordale is a nice place to be – stable and secure employment in a pleasant atmosphere with a range of benefits to reward those who become part of the Gordale family. Every day is different, and no two customers are the same but if you share our values and think you can help make a difference then we would love to talk to you.
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Meet our team

Our friendly, knowledgeable and long-serving employees are part of our extended family, so they always bring that all-important personal touch to everything they do. In fact, our wonderful team has helped us to achieve our reputation across the Wirral for being ‘a blooming good family owned and run business.’

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or you need a little help figuring out your perennials from your alpines, our passionate team is always happy to help. They love talking ‘gardens and homes’ – it’s what they do best. It’s reassuring to know they’ll always be on hand to help with any questions you may have.

From what size patio pot to choose, to how to care for your climbers, just ask away! When it comes to helping you create a beautiful garden and home, our staff will always be ready to share their ideas.

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Location: Chester High Road,
Burton, South Wirral,
Cheshire CH64 8TF UK

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Phone: 0151 336 2116

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Email: admin@gordale.co.uk