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Mon-Sat 9.00am - 5.30pm
Sun 10.30am - 4.30pm
Thurs  9.00am - 7.00pm
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Job Vacancies Across Our Company


Part Time Weekend Positions available, working Saturdays or Sundays with roles available in both our indoor and outdoor departments.  Forest Lodge Job Application Form

Seasonal weekday position working in our busy plant department. Monday to Friday, 9 to 5.30 until the end June/July. Role involves general duties and customer service. Forest Lodge Job Application Form


Kitchen Porter required to wash up by hand and machine in our busy restaurant. Experience desirable but not essential as training will be provided. 30 hours a week. Meets living wage. Restaurant application form

Weekend General Catering Assistant: Saturdays 9.30am till 5.30pm Restaurant application form

Weekend General Catering Assistant: Sundays 9.30am till 5pm Restaurant application form

The Restaurant at Forest lodge is looking for a talented Chef. Minimum of 1 years kitchen experience at CDP level. Competitive Salary, no late nights. Alternate Weekends off. Fresh food offer and great environment.


Birdworld Duty Supervisor/ Front of House team lead.

A busy role working alongside the management team to oversee the smooth running of the main admissions area plus other public facility areas of Birdworld.
This hands-on position will involve supervision of visitor service staff and will be a key point of contact for visitors to the park.
Duties to include-
Key daily communication liaison of daily events and rotas.
Meet and greet for schools, groups, birthday parties and experience participants.
To oversee the standards of ‘Front of House’ areas.
Helping to oversee standards of tidiness around the park.
To deliver visitor service training and till training for weekend and seasonal staff.
Ordering and overseeing consumable items (till rolls etc)
Trained in First Aid (training will be provided) and to oversee the first aid facilities.
Record and help analyse vouchers and ticket offers.
Answering the phone and helping with other general admin duties.
This job description outlines the main duties of the role and within reason is not exhaustive.

Working alternate weekends with a regular day off in the week.
Experience in visitor service, supervision and/or the tourism industry beneficial.

Birdworld Application form


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Full time Plants Sales Person required. Horticultural experience necessary. Salary dependant on experience. Garden Style application form

Seasonal weekday position. Monday to Friday. Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5.00 until the end June/July. Role involves general duties and customer service. Garden Style application form


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Please note that if you are making an application for employment and are not an EU citizen of the following countries, you should not apply for employment unless you already hold a valid UK Work Permit to do so. Evidence of this should be presented at application and interview stage. EU member states are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

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