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Garden Centre Assistant Manager (B1068)

  • Creative Gardens Bushmills 88 Ballyclogh Road Bushmills, Northern Ireland, BT57 8XA United Kingdom (map)

Motivate and help a close-knit team

Engage with staff and customers alike and drive the success at Creative Gardens Bushmills


Hours of work: 37.5 Hours per week, including one evening unit 8pm and one weekend day.
Location: Creative Gardens Bushmills
Salary Range: £16,500–£18,500 with scope to increase
Closing Date: Monday 22nd January 2018
Age restrictions: at least 16 years of age
Job Reference: B1066
Modality: Full-time, permanent

Would you like to work in our award-winning Bushmills Garden Centre?

This role will involve assisting in the running of the garden centre alongside the Centre Manager. Some experience in the retail industry is essential as is experience Managing or Supervising a team and have a keen eye for maintaining high retail and customer care standards.  

The Departments of focus will be our Gardening, Plant & Pot, BBQ and Outdoor living / Christmas departments, as well as assisting with any till, gifts and Café issues.

As an Assistant Manager, the successful candidate will be able to assist with day to day management scenarios, and be responsible for the opening and closing of the centre, completing daily checklists, tasks and reporting to the Centre Manager. This role will involve some office and till work, but also practical jobs on the shop floor working with products, other staff and selling our customers.

Time will be spent on training at out Donaghadee and Galgorm stores. All travel expenses will be paid.

Salary will depend on experience and will vary from £16,500 to £18,500 per annum with the potential to increase.

This is a permanent position with an average of 37.5 hours per week. Applicants need to be flexible 7 days a week including at least one weekend day and one evening until 8pm. Applicants must be aged 16 or over.

For an application form please email You can also phone Leah on 02891 883603. Please ensure you quote the vacancy reference number on all correspondence.

 Closing date for all completed application forms is Monday 15th January 2018.

We reserve the right to apply enhanced short-listing criteria. Equality Statement: Creative Gardens is an equal opportunities employer.