Hambrooks

Job Title: Seasonal Hard Goods Assistant

Location: Titchfield, Fareham, PO14 4PR

Salary: £8.72 an hour

Hours: 4 days a week and alternate weekends

Start Date: March 2021 – September 2021

Would you like to work in a unique Garden Centre environment? Then you should choose Hambrooks of Titchfield and these are just some reasons why.  Firstly there is nothing like it in all of Hampshire we have sixteen Chelsea show garden all in one place. Secondly it is all about gardens and nothing else with qualified and passionate staff with years of experience all striving to find solutions for customer gardens.

We need a Hard Goods Assistant to work support the Hard Goods supervisor advising customers on everything from paving to decorative aggregates.

Required Skills

Some experience or exposer to the following is essential

  • Working in sales and/or a customer service environment
  • Computer literate
  • Reliable
  • Lifting and moving stock
  • A positive ‘Can Do’ attitude

Desirable Skills

Desirable skills but not essential

  • Experience of working in a garden centre/trade yard
  • Forklift licence
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Ordering products, stock control and merchandising
  • Landscape hard good & aggregates knowledge

With over 50 years of experience, here at Hambrooks in Hampshire, we pride ourselves on our knowledge and expertise. Not just on the design and build of every type of garden, but also on our horticultural knowledge.  This means there is very little we do not know about gardens

The show gardens are for inspiration and for ideas to help customers make informed decisions about their gardens. Each garden has its own style and unique materials, allowing you to take individual aspects out of any of the show gardens to adapt in their outdoor space.

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Testimonials

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Testimonials

B. Rendell April 2021

I would like to say how delighted we are with the work carried out. Mel, Paul and Tony all worked very hard, they totally took on board the specific need relating to safety as well as the general garden issues. Paul and Tony were excellent at consulting and discussing with me what I felt best in terms of the brief and adjusting if and as necessary, constantly pleasant and polite to deal with. Mel had picked up on particular issues from the first consultation and offered valuable advice. The outcome means a great deal less worry for me going forward.
Altogether a very positive experience and outcome which I would not hesitate to recommend to others.

Stephen March 2021

Dom and Adam's work (garden maintenance) is greatly appreciated. Dom really listened to everything we discussed very carefully and went out of his way to understand and then act upon that discussion. We are extremely pleased with the work done - both to the pond and pyracantha.

Marsha

We have been coming to Hambrooks for years and it's our favorite garden centre because of its friendly helpful staff and a great selection of plants and trees and the garden design ideas.

“We wanted to write and say how pleased we are with our low maintenance garden makeover. We are very impressed with the attitude of your staff who were prepared to listen to our requirements. Your team John and Rick brushed up and left everything tidy at the end of the day. We now have a garden we can manage and it looks great. THANK YOU HAMBROOKS.”

Mr & Mrs Venables, Southampton. April 2019

“Dear Josh & Mike We just want to say you both did a brilliant job of designing our garden along with the guys who did the work who were amazing. A few weeks on its looks even better now some of the plants are blooming. Thank you!!”

Michelle Sullivan,Fareham. June 2019

“Hambrooks workmanship was so good on the patio, that it took the majority of their time to remove the old stake!!!! Lol it’s what I have come to expect from Hambrooks – always perfection & great workmanship!!!

Mr & Mrs Gazzard, Winchester July 2019

“To James, John & Rikki. Thank you so much, we are delighted with our new garden. We really appreciate the attention to detail, the high quality workmanship and the standard of the finished project. We are amazed at how John & Rikki resolved the difficulties of the site and by the quality of their craftmanship. It was a pleasure to work with them and thank you for making our ideas into something we will enjoy for years to come.”

Mr & Mrs Rogers, Southampton. July 2019

“Dear Tess, Ian & Gareth, thank you for working so hard to produce our beautiful new front garden. You engaged with us throughout the process from initial concept to its completion, which more than surpassed our expectations. Your work ethic, professionalism and dedication were exemplary. Once again thank you!”

Mr & Mrs Springett, Gosport. September 2019

"Dear Kevin, The garden looks amazing and we can’t thank you and the team enough for the transformation. It’s much easier now for Colin to get around so we’re looking forward to some nice weather to fully enjoy our new garden. In the meantime we are enjoying looking at it from indoors!"

Mr J Bastian, Fair Oak. October 2019

"I'm writing to say how impressed I am with the 2 gents you sent to me last week to carry-out the autumn maintenance. They achieved so much in 1 day, clearly understand their plants and were a pleasure to have around the home and family. I do hope they are able to return to my garden especially when we get into the regular maintenance next year. Please pass on my thanks to the team."
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