Retail Assistant (Outdoor Plants) - Ferndown, Dorset

Haskins Garden Centres
Ferndown, Dorset
£10.42 per hour
Closing date
11 Mar 2024

Job Details

Retail Assistant (Outdoor Plants) - Ferndown, Dorset 

We are recruiting a Retail Assistant to work in our Seasonal and Sundries department on a Part -Time, Permanent basis, working 19 hours per week every Monday and Wednesday and alternate weekends.

The role of Retail Assistant

Our Retail Assistants welcome customers to the centre and help with questions or queries across a wide variety of Indoor product ranges. They “Go the extra mile” to drive sales and achieve department goals whilst maintaining product condition, presentation, and stock levels within inventory control procedures. Involving some heavy lifting this role can be physically demanding.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Process POS (Point of Sale)
  • Pricing stock
  • Sales ordering and till operation
  • Replenishing stock
  • Display and merchandising
  • General housekeeping duties
  • Lifting compost

About You

This role is well suited to a self-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with excellent customer service skills and a desire to learn.  Based in the Indoor Sundries Department you will offer excellent service and provide information on the wide range of Garden Care, Pet Accessories and Wildlife products. Previous retail experience is desirable.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided

Haskins Garden Centres

Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team.  


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