Farm Shop Assistant – Part Time

Posted 2 months ago

Haddenham Garden Centre is a family owned business which has been established for 45 years. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and hands on Farm Shop Assistant with a keen interest in food and drink to help assist the team in our Farm Shop and Deli. This position is part time (24 hours per week).

Shift pattern for this role:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – 11 am to 5.30 pm (30 minute unpaid lunch break each day).

The Purpose of the role:
The purpose of this role is to deliver excellent service to our customers, through customer contact, replenishment and housekeeping activities whilst being flexible to help us meet the needs of our customers.

This role will primarily be in our Farm Shop which will involve food handling and preparation as well as product retailing where excellent standards of service and hygiene are expected. As this is a customer facing role, high standards of customer service are required as well as the ability to work as part of the team and be flexible in your duties to meet the needs of the busy Farm Shop & Deli counter. Whilst working in the Farm Shop you will also be required to comply with all food safety legislation, procedures and standards.

Are you the person we are looking for?
Above all we are looking for a real people person with the ability to quickly build a good rapport with customers and colleagues alike. The role will involve operating our Deli scales and till systems therefore a basic level of IT literacy will be required as will the ability to learn and retain product knowledge. Experience in a retail or food handling environment would be an advantage although not essential as full training will be provided.
The successful candidate must be capable of manual work as the role will involve bending, lifting and carrying a variety of products.

We have a great package if this is the job for you:

  • Sociable daytime hours
  • Attractive staff discounts after completion of probationary period
  • Free parking
  • Uniform provided

If you feel you are the right candidate, we would love to hear from you. Please email  your CV and a short covering letter to Darren Lamb:

We’re sorry but it is not possible for us to respond to applicants who are not successful. 

Please email your CV and a short covering letter.