JOB VACANCIES

Want to become a part of the Nicholsons family? Have a look at our job vacancies below…

Job Vacancies

Nicholsons is a long-established and developing company with three successful divisions; Forestry, Landscaping, and Retail. Continued growth and new opportunities mean that Nicholsons is regularly seeking fresh recruits to join the workforce. At present we have the following vacancies – see below. If you would like to apply, please email your cv and completed Application Form to Rachel Verdon: rachel@nicholsonsgb.com

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CHEF

Location: North Aston, Oxfordshire, UK

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chef to join the team at The Yurt, which is nestled here at Nicholsons within our tree nursery and provides ‘simple and surprising delights under canvas’.

The right applicant will ideally have 2 years of chef experience, will have worked in a team in a kitchen and have a passion about the locally sourced fresh food they deliver.  The role will include ordering supplies, preparation, cooking and presentation of food in line with required food hygiene standards and in line with what our Creative Chef advises.  The applicant will need to demonstrate their excellent cooking ability, organisational skills and that they are speedy and efficient and have the ability to run a smooth, spotless and welcoming, yet commercial operation.  Budgeting, planning and cost checking will all be part of the process.

A degree of flexibility is required for this role, which is five days per week, Monday to Saturday (with one day off), with hours between 8.00am and 5pm.  There may be the occasional event out of hours, but advance notice will be given.

For the successful applicant this will be a salaried position for 40 hours per week.  Training opportunities are encouraged to up-skill.  Benefits include: 29 days holiday per annum (including bank holidays) based on a 40-hour week, rising to 34 days (including bank holidays) after 2 years’ service, uniform, pension, access to our company holiday cabins in Wales and Scotland, yoga… Ideally applicants will be able to drive and have a car due to our remote location.

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ROSARA WAREHOUSE

Location: North Aston, Oxfordshire, UK

The Rosara team who run Nicholsons outdoor style range, including furniture, lighting and stylish accessories, are looking to recruit someone to oversee their warehouse activities, including processing orders and quality checking items.  Additional responsibilities would include labelling, cleaning, stock taking and deliveries.  Key skills required are self-discipline, organisation, attention to detail and preferred, but not essential, previous experience in a warehouse. Due to the nature of the work a driving licence would be necessary.

This role would be for a maximum of 20 hours per week, to start with, and would include all but one Saturdays per month. Saturday working hours would be 8.30am to 4.30pm with a half hour unpaid break during the day. The work would additionally be customer facing and involve sales on these days.

In return, the successful applicant would be part of the Rosara team, with holiday entitlement of 29 days (including Bank Holidays) pro-rata based on a 40 hour week, 20% discount on products after 6 months service, access to holiday cabins, pension if applicable and more.

We are looking for an immediate start date.

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KITCHEN ASSISTANT

Location: North Aston, Oxfordshire, UK

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Kitchen Assistant to join the team at The Yurt, which is nestled here at Nicholsons within our tree nursery and provides ‘simple and surprising delights under canvas’.

The right applicant will ideally have worked in a team in a kitchen and have a passion about the locally sourced fresh food they will be working with.  The role will include ordering supplies, food preparation, in line with required food hygiene standards and in line with what our Creative Chef advises, and washing up.  The applicant will need to demonstrate that they have the ability to follow instructions and have a can-do attitude.

A degree of flexibility is required for this role, which is five days per week, Monday to Saturday (with one day off), with hours between 8.00am and 5pm.  There may be the occasional event out of hours, but advance notice will be given.

For the successful applicant this will be an hourly position for around 40 hours per week.  Training opportunities are encouraged to up-skill.  Benefits include: 29 days holiday per annum (including bank holidays) based on a 40-hour week, rising to 34 days (including bank holidays) after 2 years’ service, uniform, pension, access to our company holiday cabins in Wales and Scotland, yoga… Ideally applicants will be able to drive and have a car due to our remote location.

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EXPERIENCED GARDENERS

Location: North Aston, Oxfordshire, UK

Are you an experienced gardener who would like to join our professional garden maintenance team whilst continuing to develop your skills?  We are looking for applicants who are self-motivated and capable of hard physical work with a good knowledge of gardening practices and plant knowledge.   Candidates must be enthusiastic, able to communicate well within a team and have a good client interface.  A full UK driving licence required.

This position is ideally full time, Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 4.30 pm.  We will offer a range of benefits which include full PPE including boot allowance, company branded clothing, appropriate training and relevant tickets, pension scheme, 21 days holiday pay rising to 26 days after 2 years both plus Bank Holidays, access to company holiday cabins.

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Staff Training – Jan 2019

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“Thrilled to bits with the end result of the Nicholson’s design and execution, do please extend my gratitude to all concerned.

 Steve is a gifted leader. Skilled and hard-working himself, he set a measured pace for the job, while training all of us  meanwhile. Thank you for letting him come here.

Kind regards, R”