Come and join the team here at tong garden centre

JOINING TEAM TONG

We are an exciting Destination Garden Retail Centre located on the Leeds/Bradford Border with easy access from the motorways and with on-site parking. We offer a fast moving, dynamic and welcoming team environment. We are continuing to grow and develop so this role has career opportunities for the right person. The team has grown from 45 to 170 people and we have built a strong reputation as a part of the local community.

All availble jobs at Tong Garden Centre will be displayed below, for details of how to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Tong Garden Centre Job Feed

  1. Kitchen Vacancies

    KITCHEN COOKS AND PORTERS

    - Are you looking for permanent, part time work?
    - Do you have experience of working in a canteen, or simiilar working environment?     
    - Are you looking for day time working hours?  
    - Are you looking to work in a fun and dynamic business culture

    Then get in touch!

    We are looking for the next members of our expanding Kitchen teams at Tong Garden Centre to help us achieve our ambition of being the BEST garden centre and destination centre, for all the family, in Yorkshire.

    What exactly is required for the roles?

    We are looking for people who are looking to join on a permanent basis, we have enough seasonal staff and need people who are looking for long term, part-time work, to join out Kitchen team.

    We have vacancies for Cooks who are flexible and willing to work alternate weekends.

    You will support our Chefs in the preparation of our extensive menu. There are lots of things to do as we make hundreds of meals a day! Think breakfasts, lunches from our classic menu, Sunday roasts and afternoon teas, if you love to prepare and cook food, then we want to hear from you.

    Ideally, you’ll have two years’ experience in a similar role and love to be in a busy working environment.

    These is a demanding role so you must be comfortable working fast and being on your feet a lot of the time (15,000 steps a day!), but we know you’ll love working with our team of superstars!

    Kitchen Porters

    We are also looking for permanent, part time Kitchen Porters. You’ll either be helping to prep our food with guidance from our Chef’s and Cooks, or you’ll be helping with whatever support is needed in the kitchen from mopping and washing up, cleaning the surfaces, equipment, plates and cutlery through to general Kitchen duties.

    Some experience of working within a Kitchen environment would be ideal but not essential.

    No matter where you work, we are looking for people who match our VALUES:

    -        People who are HONEST, sincere, genuine, friendly and approachable
    -        People who are RESPECTFUL, for our customers, their colleagues and working environment
    -        People who are POSITIVE, who have a can-do attitude and who inspire and motivate others
    -        People who are ACCOUNTABLE, who learn from their mistakes and take responsibility
    -        People who trust in TEAM TONG and who work together to create a great culture
    -        People who strive for EXCELLENCE, who lead by example and constantly want to learn

    What’s in it for me?

    Take it from us, you will not work with a more supportive team. We believe we are the best Garden Centre to work for in Yorkshire and our feedback demonstrates that.

    We also have a growing rewards and recognition program which is focused on providing the best experience for TEAM TONG. You’ll just have to apply to find out more.

    We want to challenge what other garden centre’s currently do, so you’ll be sure to get an experience you won’t find in any other centre.

    There are plenty more pots to plant, meals to make and awards out there for us to win… .care to join us? Apply by clicking the title above and let us know which role is more suited to you.

  2. Till and Customer Service Assistant
    TILL AND CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSISTANT

    - Do you love meeting new people?
    - Are you personable and love to create a great customer experience?
    - Are you happy to work alternate weekends?
    - Would you like to work in a fun and dynamic business culture?
    - If yes to all of these, then this could be perfect for you!

    We are looking for the next member of our Customer Service team at Tong Garden Centre to help us achieve our ambition of being the BEST garden centre and destination centre, for all the family, in Yorkshire.

    What exactly is required for the role?

    Your goal will be to provide a warm welcome to all visitors and manage any customer enquires that come in.

    If you’re on the tills you be serving customers, assisting with re-stocking baskets and trollies, processing returns, ensuring goods are priced correctly and occasionally helping on other departments. In addition, you’ll be required to ensure your working environment is kept clean and tidy.

    In addition to the above, you’ll also be responsible for responding to our emails and business social media channels, making customer announcements and looking after our E-commerce orders & deliveries.

    Experience of working within a customer service role is essential, while operating tills would be desirable.


    Your standard working week will alternate between 32.5 hours and 17 hours, equivalent to an average of 24.75 hours per week:

    Week 1: Tuesday (08:30-17:30), Thursday (08:30-17:30), Saturday (08:30-17:30) and Sunday (09:00-16:30)

    Week 2: Monday (08:30-17:30) and Tuesday (08:30-17:30)



    No matter where you work, we are looking for people who match our VALUES and BEHAVIOURS:
    -         People who are HONEST, sincere, genuine, friendly and approachable
    -         People who are RESPECTFUL, for our customers, their colleagues and working environment
    -         People who are POSITIVE, who have a can-do attitude and who inspire and motivate others
    -         People who are ACCOUNTABLE, who learn from their mistakes and take responsibility
    -         People who trust in TEAM TONG and who work together to create a great culture
    -         People who strive for EXCELLENCE, who lead by example and constantly want to learn

    What’s in it for me?

    Take it from us, you will not work with a more supportive team. We believe we are the best Garden Centre to work for in Yorkshire and our feedback demonstrates that.

    We also have a growing rewards and recognition program which is focused on providing the best experience for TEAM TONG. You’ll just have to apply to find out more.

    We want to challenge what other garden centre’s currently do, so you’ll be sure to get an experience you won’t find in any other centre.

    There are plenty more pots to plant, meals to make and awards out there for us to win… .care to join us?

    Get in touch, outlining which role suits you and what hours you can work.

    Visit our careers page tonggardencentre.co.uk/careers to apply!

To apply for one of the roles advertised above, pleased click on the job title and then following the link. Alternatively if there aren’t any roles of interest, you can send your CV and a covering letter to hr@tonggardencentre.co.uk

Maidenhead Aquatics

Have a passion for fishkeeping? We’re always happy to hear from fellow fish keepers.

Why not send us your details and tell us what you love about fishkeeping and if we have an

opportunity arise to join our team we can let you know.

Please send to Tong@maidenheadaquatics.co.uk