Outdoor sales Assistants – Garden Centres

Great Billing

This vacancy is now closed

Job Category
Retail | Retail Shop
Great Billing
Min living wage
Closing date
Contract type
Total hours per week

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Plant area sales assistants - Dealing with deliveries and merchandising stock, plants watering, plants maintenance, plant area and shop housekeeping, Stock management, serving and advising customers, working on shop floor and tills and assist customer with their shopping



  1. To undertake any further training as identified in the Shaw Trust review procedures.
  2. Ensure that safe working practices are followed in respect of COSHH and other Risk Assessment control measures.
  3. Employees must comply with the provisions of ‘The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974’ and must take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of other persons who may be affected by their acts of omissions whilst at work.  Employees are also required to co-operate with their employer to enable them to perform or comply with any statutory provisions.  The Trust’s efforts to promote a safe and healthy working environment can only succeed with the full co-operation of its employees.
  4. To understand, comply with and promote Shaw Trust’s safeguarding policy and procedures. It is the responsibility of all employees to make the working environment safe and secure for all.  Everyone must adhere to the 5 Rs in relation to possible abuse: Recognition, Response, Reporting, Recording and Referral. The Trust can only ensure its dedication to the protection of vulnerable people with the full cooperation of its employees.
  5. The Trust has a Diversity and Inclusion Policy and it is the responsibility of all staff to comply with this.  The key responsibilities for staff under this Policy are set out in the Trust Code of Conduct.
  6. To maintain the confidentiality about clients, staff and other Trust business. The work is of a confidential nature and information gained must not be communicated to other persons except in the recognised course of duty.  The post holder must meet the requirements of the Data Protection Act at all times.
  7. To maintain awareness of risk and to take personal responsibility for ensuring that the Trust is not unnecessarily exposed to risk. To report any issues or concerns relating to risk and the effectiveness of the Trust’s risk management arrangements.
  8. Be aware of, promote and implement Shaw Trust’s Risk, Quality and Information Security Management Systems.
  9. To report to line manager, or other appropriate person, in the event of awareness of bad practice.
  10. Recycle and manage energy within your environment in line with Shaw Trust’s Strategic aim to adopt green approaches and become carbon neutral.