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Waterside Careers

At Waterside Garden Centre, we are dedicated to providing an excellent shopping experience for our customers and of course great customer service. We know that we are only as good as the people we employ and thats why we need you!

We work in a friendly, caring atmosphere and can offer you a full or part time role, with great job satisfaction and superb opportunities.

Our recruitment and selection process is designed to find out if you have the right talent for us and that we are the right company for you. If you do join the Waterside team, you are in for a great time, we love what we do and are committed to investing in our people and our centre to improve the services we offer.

Waterside are always looking for focused dynamic people to join our team in Baston, Lincolnshire. If you have what it takes to be a team member and a desire to work within the garden centre industry drop us an email and explain what you would like to do and what you are best at.

Current Opportunities:

Previous applicants need not apply

Full Time Trainee (Farm shop)

We are seeking someone who can work alongside our experienced butchers. You will be making sausages, trimming meat and poultry and helping out with a variety of other duties including occasional cashier work, cleaning and keeping records.

You will be working alternate weekends with a set week day off. Flexibility is required during busy periods and to help with holiday/sickness cover etc.

Full training will be given in all areas and there is scope for career progression. You must be willing to offer excellent customer service at all times and understand the importance of personal and workplace hygiene.

Company discount scheme applies & uniform is provided.

Click here to download an application form.

You can apply via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please send your application form to the following address:
Rob Johnstone, Waterside Garden Centre, King Street, Baston, Peterborough. PE6 9NY

Full-time Shop Trainee (37.5 hrs)

We are looking for a new member of staff to assist our shop Manager. The role involves pricing and displaying the large amounts of stock that arrives each day, helping customers and keeping the shop department clean and tidy.

This is a hands-on role in a very busy department and requires both enthusiasm and an excellent work ethic. A passion for customer service is essential. After training you will be offering advice to customers regarding weed killers, pesticides and other garden sundries. Some lifting is involved.

Working alternate weekends with a day off during the week, flexibility is required as you will be expected to work extra weekends during very busy periods such as May and at Christmas. Career progression is encouraged and you may become involved with buying for the department.

Uniform is provided along with a generous staff discount. Hourly rate subject to age.

Click here to download an application form.

You can apply via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please send your application form to the following address:
Rob Johnstone, Waterside Garden Centre, King Street, Baston, Peterborough. PE6 9NY

Summer Weekend Staff

You must be 16+ and have completed G.C.S.E. examinations.

Click here to download an application form.

You can apply via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please send your application form to the following address:
Rob Johnstone, Waterside Garden Centre, King Street, Baston, Peterborough. PE6 9NY