Jobs at Beetham Nurseries

Job Vacancies: We're Hiring!

Posted on 6 April, 2018


Full Time Baker / Pastry Chef

We are looking for a Baker / Pastry Chef with a flair for creativity, a passion for baking and a willingness to learn our recipes as well as create new, to work in our busy Garden Cafe as part of a friendly team of bakers.

We have an on-site bakery which supplies our busy shop and cafe with a delicious range of cakes, pastries and breads. Baking is from scratch and only the finest ingredients are used to create mouth-watering delicacies.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Prepare and make cakes, patisseries, bread etc.
  • Maintain high standards of presentation at all times.
  • Work as part of a team to create new recipes & produce quality bakes

About You 

  • You will have excellent attention to detail with a passion for baking.
  • You will be a brilliant baker with the ability to work as part of a team and on your own.
  • You will be flexible and willing to adapt in a fast paced environment.
  • You will be able to confidently build a strong rapport with other individuals in your team.
  • NVQ level 3 is preferred but not essential; we're looking for someone with experience but, more importantly, the ability to make delicious bakes!

Hours: This is a full time position, 7.30am - 4pm, 5 days a week including some weekend work. 

If you would like to be a part of our friendly team, please apply to:    
Lydia Abbit, Download an application form, or ask for an application form at the Information Desk, and return either by email to: lydia@beethamnurseries.co.uk or to the following address: Beetham Nurseries, Pool Darkin Lane, Beetham, nr Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7AP or alternatively, send us your C.V.


Full Time Chef

We are looking for an experienced Chef to join our friendly catering team.

Roles & Responsibilities  Working closely with and reporting directly to the Catering Manager, you will be responsible for: • Food production for our busy cafe and food shop. • Working as part of a team. • Maintaining high standards of hygiene, health and safety. • Ordering and stock control. • Maintaining high standards of presentation at all times.

About You  • You will hold a minimum level 2 food hygiene certificate. • You will have creative flair when it comes to designing menus. • You will have a pro-active driven attitude towards work and performance. • You will have a real passion for producing fresh food at a high standard. • You will be professional and approachable and work well as part of a team. • Your communication skills will be excellent. • You will be experienced in working in a busy kitchen. • You will have an understanding of costings, GP, P&L's and stock control. • You will be flexible and willing to adapt in a fast changing environment.

Hours Full time position, 7.30am - 4pm, 5 days a week including some weekend work. No split shifts.

If you would like to be a part of our friendly team, please apply to: 
Lydia Abbit, Download an application form or ask for an application form at the Information Desk, and return either by email to: Lydia@beethamnurseries.co.uk or to the following address: Beetham Nurseries, Pool Darkin Lane, Beetham, nr Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7AP or alternatively, send us your C.V.


Full Time Cafe Assistant

We are looking for a positive, motivated Cafe Assistant to join our friendly team in The Garden Cafe.

Recently nominated for a Cumbria Life Food & Drink Award, the cafe is a popular part of an independent, family run Garden Centre and offers delicious, home-made food in a welcoming environment.

About You

Applicants should be hard working and have excellent customer service skills. Experience in a similar role is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided. Once trained, you will be expected to work unsupervised and on your own initiative.

Hours: Full time including weekends

If you would like to be a part of our friendly team, please apply to: 

Lydia Abbit, Download an application form or ask for an application form in the Cafe or at the Information Desk and return either by email to: management@beethamnurseries.co.uk or to the following address: Beetham Nurseries, Pool Darkin Lane, Beetham, nr Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7AP 


Full Time Shop Supervisor

We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and team orientated Shop Supervisor with a flair for creativity and a passion to drive sales.  You will help to provide assistance to and share some of the responsibilities of managing the store.

Roles & Responsibilities 

  • Till operation, accurately handling cash and debit card transactions.
  • Reporting to the Shop Manager, the Shop Supervisor's role is to provide assistance and excellent customer service to customers.
  • Participating in the day-to-day running of the store.
  • Supervising store employees, managing and merchandising stock, and handling any other task set by the Shop Manager.
  • Taking responsibility for opening and closing the store as necessary. 
  • Ensuring the shop floor is kept clean, tidy and well organised.

About You  

  • You will have a strong focus on customer service.
  • You should be physically fit, as there will be an element of heavy lifting.
  • You will be able to adapt in a fast changing environment.
  • You will come into daily contact with our customers, so you will be personable and have good communication skills.
  • You will be professional and approachable, have excellent commercial awareness and be a confident team leader.
  • You will be able to confidently build a quick and strong rapport with other individuals.
  • You will have a minimum of 1 year's experience working in a similar position.

Hours  Full time position, including some weekend work.

If you would like to be a part of our friendly team, please apply to:  
Stephen Abbit, Download an application form or ask for an application form at the Information Desk, and return either by email to: management@beethamnurseries.co.uk or to the following address: Beetham Nurseries, Pool Darkin Lane, Beetham, nr Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7AP or alternatively, send us your C.V.