Garden Centre Manager (job ref : OKC-300315)
Our client has a strong reputation for creating innovative projects enabling adults with learning disabilities the opportunity to enhance life skills and enjoy an invaluable occupation. Located on Englefield Estate, Englefield Garden Centre is the home of such a project.
Selling over 65,000 plants a year, it’s not only a thriving garden centre but also runs a horticultural therapy programme for the people they support. The programme engages participants in horticultural activities that promote improved health and wellbeing, increased confidence and enhanced practical and social skills.
They are looking for a full time Garden Centre Manager to be able to work flexibly to include weekends. You will have previous experience of managing a garden centre and nursery is essential along understanding there will be vulnerable adults working within the garden centre. Knowledge of the retail system Epos would be advantageous but a willingness to learn is essential.
The Garden centre is on the Englefield Estate Pangbourne Reading, on site they have a nursery where they plant and grow the majority of their own plants. They have a small café that isn't currently operating but has potential to do so.
They also have many different retail stands within the garden centre.
Salary is £ 26,500 GBP per annum.
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