Seasonal - Driver - Driver Assistant

Location:Portsmouth Road, Milford, GU8 5HL
Job Reference:#1019

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Your primary respondsibility will be to provide a professional support to the Delivery Department
Seasonal: 25 February until 27 July 2024
Rota: Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 09:00-18:00, with alternate Weekends Saturday 09:00-18:00 and Sunday 09:00-17:30
Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Assisting the Driver in providing a courteous and efficent delivery service
  • Lifting of bulky items
  • Assembly of garden furniture
  • Assisting with customer queries
  • Assisting with other tasks within the garden centre when deliveries are complete
  • Be aware of the relevent goals of the business plan and the part you have to play
  • Work with colleagues in a respectful and flexible manner.
The role may require some driving and therefore applicants must have a full, clean driving license. A forklift licence would also be an advantage.
To be sucessful in this role, we are looking for people:
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • High level of accuracy
  • Methodical
  • Experience of working in a similar environment is advantageous
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.

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 20% in Garden Centre on joining, increasing to 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 awarded.
  • 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.