Yard Staff Required - 

Homeleigh Garden Centre - Launceston 


This is a full-time position and would include weekends. Generally, between the hours of 8am - 5pm and 9am - 4.30pm on Sundays. The salary / wage would depend on the level of experience within a similar role. No formal qualifications are required although maybe beneficial. A fork lift certificate would also be beneficial and a current UK driving license.

Please email with your CV and possible covering letter, alternatively please phone 01566 773147 for details.





You will support the Department Supervisor in the overseeing and sales within the yard department. You will require a full detailed working knowledge of retail operations, sales and customer care. As a sales person, you will ensure the customers are receiving a high level of customer service and possible sales targets are met while working alongside the Department Supervisor and the Homeleigh team. You will be responsible for merchandising areas throughout the garden centre and be flexible in assisting other departments.

 Main Duties

  • · Ensure sales targets are reached whilst maximising profitability and commercial opportunities;
  • · Dealing with customer service issues;
  • · Merchandising of stock
  • · Following instruction for the department supervisor and general manager.
  • · Assisting customers with items (PLEASE NOTE:- ‘heavy lifting’ will be required.)
  • · Occasional off site work (potential deliveries and the erection garden buildings.)

Key Responsibilities

1. To build long-term and productive relationship with customers whilst generating revenue;

2. To ensure good Health and Safety practice is maintained for both staff and customers;

3. Merchandising goods throughout the department (whilst assisting other departments when required);

4. To be able to work within other departments if required by the General Manager or Company Directors;

5. To be flexible within opening hours, fulfilling spaces within the rota ensuring appropriate staff numbers are maintained to the standard expected;

6. To work with colleagues to successfully prepare for and manage any events occurring at the site;

7. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

8. Liaising to the department supervisor and informing them of slow selling, fast selling or low stock items.

9. Preparing and writing delivery notes, sales invoices and other relevant customer related documents. The use of the till and epos system will also be required.

10. Attending team meetings when required.