Career Opportunities

General Nursery Worker 39 hours a week

At the end of January we will require a full time Nursery Worker. You will predominantly work with our tree and shrub team. Duties of the role include, potting plants, weeding, staking, labelling, grafting, digging in the open ground fields, basic maintenance of the grounds including pruning, weeding and fencing. You may be asked to assist with other departments as required to include herbaceous, greenhouse and grounds maintenance.

Rate of pay £7.83 an hour. Closing Date Friday 11th January.

Part Time Weekend Aquatic Sales Assistant – Clyst St Mary

We are fishing for somebody to work in our Aquatic Centre 1 day every week at the weekend.
The weekend day will vary each week to fit the needs of the business.
• Saturdays- 8:45am – 5pm during Winter opening hours
• Saturdays- 8:45am – 5:30pm during Summer opening
• Sundays- 10:00am – 4:30pm
The role is quite physical, as you are on your feet all day maintaining the livestock we have on site, as well as carrying out stock replenishment and dealing with customers.
The ideal candidate will have a friendly character, as well as being able to take direction and work as part of a team.
Previous experience within the aquatics trade is not essential, however it would be an advantage. We do ask however, that applicants have an interest in either aquatics or water gardening and have a willingness to learn. There is a lot to learn, so training on all the various pumps, filters, treatments and fish will be given over a period of weeks and months as there is a lot to get through!

The successful candidate will receive the following benefits
paid holiday- worked out on a pro rota basis
Free Parking
Staff Discount
Shopping discount scheme.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please either ask a member of staff in store or complete and send in your application form.

Benefits of working with us…

You will be put on an initial 1 year contract with the view to making it permanent at the end of that period providing everyone is happy. You will have 28 days holiday a year and can guarantee not to be working on Christmas day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Easter Sunday as we are closed and we know it is important to be with friends and families on these days.

We are just a short walk from Riverplate Road bus stop and Newport train station.
You will get a staff discount card to use in the garden centre.

If you are interested in submitting an application please complete and send in a Job application form.

Expression of interest – to be kept on our files for any other vacancy

If you would like to add your details to our recruitment files, simply complete our Job interest form and return it to:

The HR Director, St Bridget Nurseries, Old Rydon Lane, Exeter, EX2 7JY


We will keep your details on file for 6 months and should any suitable vacancies arise within that time, we will contact you with further details.

You are also welcome to send your CV with the job interest form.

Job application Privacy Notice

We process personal data relating to those who apply for job vacancies with us or who send speculative job applications to us. We do this for employment purposes, to assist us in the selection of candidates for employment, and to assist in the running of the business. The personal data may include identifiers such as name, date of birth, personal characteristics such as gender, qualifications and previous employment history.

We will not share any identifiable information about your with third parties without your consent unless the law allows or requires us to do so. The personal data provided during an application process will be retained for a period of at least six months or, if required by law, for as longa as is required.

This privacy notice does not form part of an employment offer or contract between us. If we make an employment offer to you, we will provide further information about out handling of your personal information in an employment context separately.

If you would like to find out more about our data retention policy and how we use your personal data or you want to see a copy of the information about you that we hold or have, any questions or issues regarding data protection, then please email us with the subject “Data Protection Request”