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Driver - Full Time - Alternate Weekends - Twickenham

Twickenham, Sixth Cross Rd, Twickenham, London, City of, United Kingdom Req #73
15 June 2022
Squire’s is a family-owned group of 16 garden centres based in Surrey, Sussex, Middlesex, and Berkshire. Since 1936 the purpose of our business has been the happiness of those who work in it.

We are committed to growing our business and to promoting the highest standards in horticulture, catering, and retail. 

  

We want our staff to enjoy working with us in a friendly, energetic customer focused environment.

We are pleased to announce this new position. 

  
Your primary responsibility will be to provide a professional support to the Delivery Department.


Working closely with the Garden Centre Manager to help the department to succeed. 

  

Rota: 4 Days Monday - Friday and Alternate Weekends.
9am - 6pm

Main duties and responsibilities:
 

  • To drive our vehicles to deliver stock to customers.
  • To drive in a timely, safe and legal manner.
  • Treat the company’s vehicle with care and keep it tidy and clean.
  • Develop knowledge of the products sold, keeping calm when working under pressure.
  • Handle complaints with care.
  • Be aware of the relevant goals of the business plan and the part you have to play
  • Work closely and supportively with managers, departments and supervisors.
  • Work with colleagues in a respectful and flexible manner.

 

To be successful in this role, we are looking for people:

  • Motivated and quick to learn
  • Able to undertake some shop floor tasks and heavy lifting
  • Full clean driving license.


Rewards & Benefits:

We want our employees to be known for their friendliness, helpfulness, and good customer service, with their whole ethos being ‘nothing is too much trouble for our customers’. In turn we will provide an extensive benefit package, please see below. 

  • Employee Discount – 50% in Restaurants and 10% in Garden Centre on joining, increasing to 20% after 3 months service, 25% after 2 years’ service and 30% after 5 years’ service.
  • Holiday (including bank holidays) – 5.6 weeks on joining increasing to 6.2 week after 2 years’ service and 6.6 weeks after 5 years’ service.
  • Bonus - We reward our employees with a non-contractual bonus at Christmas, based on the profit of the company in any financial year.  (first year is dependent on start date)  Pension – We are all aware of how important it is to save for our retirement. We offer a Defined Contribution Pension Plan to new employees. If you pay into the plan and meet the government criteria, the company will too, and these contributions will be invested. Attendance: Our employees with 100% attendance in a financial year, are rewarded with Squire’s gift vouchers.  
  • Made A Difference Scheme (M.A.D) - A reward scheme for team members who make a difference to our business through; outstanding customer service, over and above normal duties or initiatives that have grown / inspired the business. There is a monthly winner and a ‘team member of the year’. All winners select a gift to receive. 
  • Learning & Development - You can look forward to a wealth of learning opportunities with us that will enhance and develop you with the skills and confidence you need. 
  • Free parking – available to all employees in the designated parking areas on our site.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate £11.00
  • Max Hiring Rate £11.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Twickenham, Sixth Cross Rd, Twickenham, London, City of, United Kingdom