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Opening Times
Mon-Sat 09.00am - 5.30pm
Thurs 09.00am - 7.00pm
Sun 10.30am - 4.30pm
Forest Lodge Garden Centre for great value and garden inspiration

Job Vacancies Across Our Company

Customer service role working 9.00am to 5.30 on alternate weekends. Would ideally suit someone with experience in customer services or an interest in gardening. To apply please complete our Garden Centre application form.

Seasonal hard landscaping and garden ornament sales assistant working Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm. To apply please complete our Garden Centre application form

Part time weekend positions working in outdoor and indoor departments. To apply please complete our Garden Centre application form.

Weekend General Catering assistants  hours (Various) Restaurant application form

Full time General catering assistant working alternate weekends hours (40) Restaurant application form

Weekend Kitchen Porter required to wash up by hand and machine in our busy restaurant. Experience desirable but not essential as training will be provided. If interested please apply using the restaurant application form


Volunteer position to assist with Fund Raising.

We have opportunities for volunteers to help with our fundraising for the Birdworld Conservation Fund. This would take place at weekends and during school holidays and is located at the park. The main role will be to interact with visitors to raise awareness of our work and operate raffles and similar fund raising side stalls. Volunteers will need to be a minimum of 18 (and there is no upper age limit!) and must be comfortable in interacting with the public.
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Weekend positions.

Working as part of our visitor services team, you will be contracted for one weekend day each week and will also be expected to work extra shifts during the holiday periods. These positions cover admission sales, retailing, kiosks and catering. All necessary training will be provided and no previous experience is required. Birdworld Application form


Sales Person Required.

Duties include advising and selling to retail and trade customers. A good plant knowledge and a good level of communication skills required. Hours of work will be 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday with alternate Saturdays and a set day off during that week. Bank Holidays would be included on a rota basis. Some lifting/loading/unloading also required.

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Forest Lodge Garden Centre is part of a family business, which includes Birdworld and Garden Style