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Johnsons Garden Buildings are Kent’s largest independent retailer and installer of top quality garden rooms and timber buildings. We currently have 14 display villages, all situated in busy garden centres across Kent, Surrey, Essex, London and Hampshire exhibiting our vast range of our popular garden buildings. We specialise in offering our customers the perfect space solution, whether it’s for a home office, family chill out room, gym or even the more traditional summerhouse.

Due to continuous expansion and growth we are often looking to recruit additional staff, take a look below to see what open positions are currently available, we look forward to hearing from you.

Johnsons is a local Kent family run business that prides itself on supplying a good quality product at affordable prices. Even as Johnsons continue to grow, we strive to maintain the same family run values that transformed Johnsons into one of the leading garden room suppliers in the United Kingdom.

Johnsons strives to provide the highest quality service possible for customers from start to finish. This applies to installation teams, yard staff, sales, after-sales and also importantly the cabins themselves.

Johnsons continues to expand, within the last 12 months alone has seen the introduction of 3 new display villages in Kent & Essex as well as a new eCommerce facility offering its services online. Plans for growth across the rest of the United Kingdom continue, so watch this space.

POSITION: Front of House Bistro.

LOCATION: Chestfield nr. Whitstable

Here at Johnsons Leisure we are going through some exciting changes and one of these being a new Bistro, which will replace our long-standing café, that has continued to serve our customers old and new over the years.

Our Bistro is aiming to be a first-rate provider of a memorable experience from a team of dedicated, passionate and cheerful individuals, of which you would become a key member.

Enthusiastic, cheerful individuals with good communication skills are required to join our expanding Bistro team on a part time basis to serve our customers, make drinks, take payments, operate the till and above all, give our customers an enjoyable experience.

The ideal candidates will have experience working within a busy Bistro/Restaurant environment and can remain calm and deliver under pressure.

A basic Food Hygiene certificate would be desirable, but we will be willing to put the right candidates through the basic food hygiene certificate to ensure all our staff have the required minimum qualification.

This is a very exciting opportunity for the right individuals to join a growing, family run business and become involved at the very start of our new venture.

We currently have 3 vacancies for Front of House staff, covering weekly hours of 14 and 20, with the opportunity of extra hours throughout the year to cover holiday, sickness, etc.

Starting salary would be minimum wage but can increase after successful reviews throughout the year.

 

***Please note, weekend work will be essential***

 

To apply please send a current CV with a covering letter to recruitment@johnsonsleisure.co.uk

POSITION: Painter & Decorator

LOCATION: Chestfield nr. Whitstable & Gillingham

Johnsons Garden Buildings are the South East’s largest independent provider of quality garden rooms and luxury outdoor goods, supplying buildings that are used as home offices, chill out dens, man caves and summerhouses across the South East and Home Counties.

Johnsons are currently looking to employ a Painter and decorator to join our team and contribute to the completion and maintenance of our luxury log cabins and garden rooms, along side working on different sites/villages throughout Johnson’s to maintain the upkeep of all buildings, to include offices, shops, etc.

This is an entry level position, so previous experience would be beneficial, but not a necessity, as training will be provided by an experienced painter that you will be teamed up with daily.

 

Key Skills

  • Ability to follow instructions with enthusiasm
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail and take pride in your work
  • Able to work within a team and to tight deadlines
  • Driving licence

 

*** Bonus system after qualification period***

This is a great opportunity to be part of the continued success within a friendly, family owned company and to join a team that will be expanding in the new year.

This is a full time position, Monday to Friday 8.00am – 17.00hrs – £8.50 an hour.

 

To apply please send a current CV with a covering letter to recruitment@johnsonsleisure.co.uk

POSITION: Junior Sales Assistant

LOCATION: Colchester

Johnsons Garden Buildings are the South East’s largest independent retailer and installer of top-quality Garden rooms and hot tubs with display villages across Kent, Essex, Hampshire & London.

We specialise in offering our customers the perfect space solution, whether it’s for a home office, family chill out room, home gym or even the more traditional summerhouse.

We also offer a fantastic choice of designer hot tubs from around the world, all available with competitive finance packages.

 

The Role:

Based at our Display showroom in Poplar Nurseries, Marks Tey, 2 miles from Tollgate Shopping Centre and 3 miles from Colchester Zoo, you will be required to work Saturday, Sunday and one day during the week to assist the Branch Manager and Assistant Branch Manager with the following duties.

  • Meet and greet customers for both the Hot Tubs and Garden Building’s showrooms
  • When speaking to customers if the product is of interest to them take leads and complete the correct paperwork
  • Assist with the housekeeping, to ensure the showrooms are always in immaculate condition
  • Answer the telephone and ensure the correct message is taken
  • Complete your own admin and all customer details are added to the system
  • Any other reasonable duties as and when they arise to assist with the smooth running of the office

 

Key Skills:

  • Sales/Customer Service experience is preferred, but training will be given
  • Be enthusiastic and confident
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent time management
  • Can follow instructions

 

The Package:

  • £8.50 an hour
  • Part Time (22 hours)
  • Working Saturday, 9am – 5pm, Sunday, 10am – 4pm and one weekday.
  • Free Parking
  • Career progression opportunities available

 

To apply please send a current CV with a covering letter to recruitment@johnsonsleisure.co.uk

POSITION: Assistant Sales Branch Manager

LOCATION: Chestfield nr. Whitstable

Are you looking for your next challenge?

Why not come and join the ever-growing sales team at Johnsons?

Johnson’s Garden Buildings are the South’s largest independent retailer and installer of top-quality Garden rooms and hot tubs with 14 display villages across the Home Counties.

With unrivalled showroom display’s, innovative marketing campaigns and expert product knowledge, we strive to be the best in the market.

The Role:

Based at our display showrooms at Johnsons Garden Centre, Chestfield, 2 miles from Whitstable and 6 miles from the city of Canterbury, your day to day responsibilities will be assisting the Branch Sales Manager to achieve branch sales targets whilst ensuring the highest standards of customer service are delivered.

If you have the drive, enthusiasm and passion for sales and want to be recognised for your achievements, then this fantastic role could be the next step in your career path.

 

The Package:

  • Starting salary of £22,620 per annum plus uncapped commission O.T.E. £27,000
  • Full Time – 43.5 hours a week
  • Some weekend work is essential
  • Comprehensive induction and full product training given
  • Career progression opportunities available

 

To apply please send a current CV with a covering letter to recruitment@johnsonsleisure.co.uk

POSITION: Sales Executive

LOCATION: Maidstone

Are you looking for your next challenge?

Why not come and join the ever-growing sales team at Johnsons?

Johnson’s Garden Buildings are the South’s largest independent retailer and installer of top-quality Garden rooms and hot tubs with 14 display villages across the Home Counties.

With unrivalled showroom display’s, innovative marketing campaigns and expert product knowledge, we strive to be the best in the market.

 

The Role:

Based at our display showrooms at Newnham Court Shopping Centre, Maidstone, 4 miles from Detling Show Ground and 6 miles from Leeds Castle, your day to day responsibilities will be assisting the Branch Sales Manager to achieve branch sales targets whilst ensuring the highest standards of customer service are delivered.

If you have the drive, enthusiasm and passion for sales and want to be recognised for your achievements, then this fantastic role could be the next step in your career path.

 

The Package:

  • £9.00 an hour plus uncapped commission
  • Full Time – 43.5 hours a week
  • Some weekend work essential
  • Comprehensive induction and full product training given
  • Career progression opportunities available
  • Staff discount across all Johnson products

 

To apply please send a current CV with a covering letter to recruitment@johnsonsleisure.co.uk

POSITION: Part-Time Sales Executive

LOCATION: South Ockendon

Are you looking for your next challenge?

Why not come and join the ever-growing sales team at Johnsons?

Johnson’s Garden Buildings are the South’s largest independent retailer and installer of top-quality Garden rooms and hot tubs with 14 display villages across the Home Counties.

With unrivalled showroom display’s, innovative marketing campaigns and expert product knowledge, we strive to be the best in the market.

The Role:

Based at our display showrooms at Thurrock Garden Centre, South Ockendon, 2.5 miles from Lakeside and 11 miles from Romford, your day to day responsibilities will be assisting the Branch Sales Manager to achieve branch sales targets whilst ensuring the highest standards of customer service are delivered.

If you have the drive, enthusiasm and passion for sales and want to be recognised for your achievements, then this fantastic role could be the next step in your career path.

 

The Package:

  • Starting salary of £9.00 an hour plus uncapped commission
  • Part Time – 22 – 24 hours a week – Possibility to become full time within Johnsons
  • Some weekend work essential
  • Comprehensive induction and full product training given
  • Career progression opportunities available

 

The Benefits 

  • Free Parking
  • 28 days holiday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff Discount across all of Johnsons products

 

To apply please send a current CV with a covering letter to recruitment@johnsonsleisure.co.uk

POSITION: Assistant Sales Branch Manager

LOCATION: Chelsham nr. Warlingham

Are you looking for your next challenge?

Why not come and join the ever-growing sales team at Johnsons?

Johnson’s Garden Buildings are the South’s largest independent retailer and installer of top-quality Garden rooms and hot tubs with 14 display villages across the Home Counties.

With unrivalled showroom display’s, innovative marketing campaigns and expert product knowledge, we strive to be the best in the market.

 

The Role:

Based at our display showrooms at Knights Garden Centre, Warlingham, 5 miles from Croydon and 6 miles from Biggin Hill, your day to day responsibilities will be assisting the Branch Sales Manager to achieve branch sales targets whilst ensuring the highest standards of customer service are delivered.

If you have the drive, enthusiasm and passion for sales and want to be recognised for your achievements, then this fantastic role could be the next step in your career path.

 

The Package:

– Starting salary of £22,620 per annum plus uncapped commission O.T.E. £27,000
– Full Time – 43.5 hours a week
– Some weekend work essential
– Comprehensive induction and full product training given
– Career progression opportunities available

 

To apply please send a current CV with a covering letter to recruitment@johnsonsleisure.co.uk

POSITION: Chefs Bistro

LOCATION: Chestfield nr. Whitstable

Here at Johnsons Leisure we are going through some exciting changes and one of these being a new Bistro, which will replace our long-standing café, that has continued to serve our customers old and new over the years.

Our Bistro is aiming to be a first-rate provider of a memorable experience from a team of dedicated, passionate and cheerful individuals, of which you would become a key member.

Enthusiastic and competent Chef’s are required to join our expanding Bistro team on a full-time basis to create dishes from the menu and ensure they are to a high standard when they reach our customers.

The ideal candidates will have experience working within a busy kitchen environment and have previously demonstrated the ability to remain calm under pressure and continually deliver to a high standard. You should also be competent in on all sections of the kitchen.

National recognised food qualifications are preferable, and a Basic Food Hygiene certificate is a must, but we will be willing to put the right candidates through the basic food hygiene certificate to ensure all out staff have the required minimum qualification.

This is a very exciting opportunity for the right individual and experienced candidates may have the chance to be instrumental in the formulation of new formats and menus.

We currently have 2 vacancies for Chefs, covering a shift pattern of 36 hours, with the opportunity of extra hours throughout the year to cover holiday, sickness, etc.

Starting salary would be £10.00 an hour, but can increase after successful reviews throughout the year.

 

To apply send your current CV with a covering letter to recruitment@johnsonsleisure.co.uk

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