Jobs at Beetham Nurseries

Job Vacancies: We're Hiring!

Posted on 8 October, 2018


Full Time Growing Nursery Supervisor

Plants are our passion, and if you share this then we would love to hear from you! We are looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Nursery Supervisor to join our friendly team in our popular Growing Nursery.

Roles & Responsibilities 

  • Supervising and leading a small team of staff in the Growing Nursery.
  • Propagation and cultivation of plants throughout the year.
  • Year-round maintenance of the Growing Nursery, ensuring plants are well looked after and the Nursery is kept attractive and tidy at all times.
  • Serving customers and dealing with enquiries.

About You 

  • This is a physically demanding role: you should be fit and able to work in all seasons and weather conditions.
  • Plant knowledge and experience working with plants is a must, as is an enthusiasm for horticulture!
  • You will come into daily contact with our customers, so you will be personable and have good communication skills.
  • Previous experience in a Garden Centre, Nursery or horticultural environment is essential.
  • Supervisory experience is desirable.

Hours:  Full Time, including full alternate weekends. This is a permanent position. 

If you would like to be a part of our friendly team, please apply to:  Alyson Woods. Download an application form or ask for an application form at the Information Desk, and return either by email to: plants@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 Assistant Catering Manager

Do you have great organisational skills and an ability to both lead and inspire others? We are looking for an organised, positive and motivated Assistant Catering Manager to assist in the day-to-day running of our busy Garden Cafe. 

Working as part of a friendly team, in a fast paced environment, you will be a quick thinking decision maker with a hands on attitude.

Roles & Responsibilities 

  • To assist in managing and inspiring a team of chefs and catering assistants.
  • Ensuring a consistently high quality of both food and customer service.
  • Stock taking and ordering cafe supplies.
  • Assisting in the organisation of staff rotas; training and supervising new members of staff.
  • Ensuring Health & Safety regulations are observed and recorded.
  • Greeting and serving customers.

About You 

  • You will be a positive team player with a hands on approach, motivating others to achieve their fullest potential and will lead by example.
  • You will have excellent customer service and communication skills and are able to build strong relationships with both customers and staff.
  • You're able to work under pressure, in a fast paced and often changing environment.
  • You have excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • You're comfortable working as part of a team as well as on your own initiative.
  • You will have previous experience in the catering/culinary/hospitality sector, working in a supervisory/management role.
  • You will have knowledge of industry food trends and an excellent understanding of food hygiene.

Hours:  Full Time, permanent position.

If you would like to be a part of our friendly team, please apply to:  Julian Ankers. Download an application form or ask for an application form at the Information Desk, and return either by email to: julian@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.