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Join us in hoole

Okells is an independent, family run garden centre and we will soon be opening our second site in Hoole, Chester.

As a ‘neighbourhood garden centre’, our vision is to bring together plants, gifts, homewares and a coffee shop all under one roof and at the heart of the Hoole community. We’re on the lookout for hardworking and happy people to grow with us as we embark on this exciting new chapter.

We are hiring for a range of roles

Front of House | Retail Assistants



We have an excellent opportunity for a Chef, to join the kitchen team and to develop within our growing business. We are only open during the daytime, meaning you’ll have early starts and early finishes, keeping your evenings totally free.

As a Chef at Okells, you will:

  • Prep fresh produce efficiently and thrive on the buzz of a high-volume service
  • Have a good awareness of ordering and stock control
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness and safety at all times
  • Ideally have experience of working in a similar role, but most importantly, bring the right attitude and willingness to add to and be part of our hardworking, happy team

In return, we can offer you:

  • A work-life balance, with daytime hours and evenings totally free. We are also closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day
  • Development and growth opportunities, working under an experienced Head Chef and Kitchen Manager and within an ambitious business
  • A long term career – we value loyalty and are committed to people who aim to grow with us over the long term
  • Competitive pay based on your experience
  • Benefits including team discount across the business and onsite parking

To apply please email your CV and a brief covering note to

Don't see the role you're looking for?

We employ full-time, part-time and seasonal staff across our business and we're always on the lookout for hard working people with a passion for great customer service.

If that sounds like you then please get in touch by sending your CV and a covering note to