Here at Root One we take great pride in our staff and that they are passionate, committed and enthusiastic about the work they are doing. We strive for excellent customer service and our staff are the key to this success.

At present we have 2 vacancies:

Cafe Manager

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Cafe Manager to run all aspects of our busy and very popular Cafe.

The ideal candidate will have plenty of experience of catering with fresh food, appropriate qualifications, and a warm friendly personality.

This is a full-time position with alternate weekend working, and a day off during the week.

Your responsibilities will include the following:

*Ensuring that the quality of food and service is maintained to the highest standard at all times.

*Controlling costs by adhering to recipes; following preparation standards and portion control.

*Liaising with suppliers. Ordering, pricing etc.

* Maintaining a sanitary kitchen by adhering to national and local sanitation, storage, and refrigeration requirements and codes; cleaning equipment.

*Taking customer orders for both food and drink with cash handling also.

* Keeping equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; performing preventive and cleaning maintenance; calling for repairs and maintaining records.

Ideal candidate:

*Will have experience within the catering and hospitality industry working with fresh food.

*Be able to work under pressure maintaining a professional attitude.

*Have a great attention to detail.

*Be able to work with or without supervision.

*Have a ‘Can do’ attitude and a great customer manner. We place a great emphasis on customer service throughout the Garden Centre and Cafe.

Approximately 40 hours / week
Salary £22-28,000 depending on experience

To apply please send a CV to with the reference #SNCP


Garden Centre Assistant – Sunday

We are looking for some help in the Garden Centre to serve customers. Applicants must have full availability on either Sundays. This is a front of house role serving customers on the till and in the shop. This role will also include helping to load compost, gravel and other purchases into people’s cars as and when required. Applicants must be 16 or over.

To apply please send a CV to with the reference #ODSP

Please note:

Your privacy is very important to us and we take all reasonable steps to protect any personal information you provide when applying for a position with us. We will securely dispose of all applications after 3 months.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we regret we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applications.


Opening Hours

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 10.00am-4.00pm
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 10.00am-4.00pm

Last hot food orders are 1 hour before closing time

Contact Details

High Road
OX10 0PT
Telephone:01491 836 277