Trainee General Farm Worker

Trainee General Farm Worker
£18,525 - £22,000 per annum
Accommodation + utility bills + other benefits
40 hours per week
1 Year Fixed Term Contract

About Us
Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture. Hartpury Estate boasts its own 1,000-acre commercial farm split across several sites. This mixed farm includes a dairy herd, sheep flock and arable enterprises. Hartpury has secured significant investment as part of an exciting 10-year vision for the University and College Home Farm campus to become a Digital Innovation Farm.  

About the Role
We are looking for a recent graduate or placement student who is enthusiastic about gaining experience across our range of farm enterprises.

  • You will join a progressive farming team, working on a commercial farm and educational facility.
  • You will be expected to support activities and tasks as a member of the farm team.
  • As part of this role, you will gain significant experience across all areas of the farm and support teaching staff as required.
  • The role provides shared accommodation onsite.

About You

  • Ideally, you will be a recent agricultural graduate or completed Extended Diploma in Agriculture.
  • It would be advantageous to have prior experience working on a farm.
  • You will be required to work on site as part of a small team.

What we Offer

  • Wellbeing events and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Flexible working opportunities available
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

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The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 3rd July 2022.

Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Hartpury’s expectation is that all eligible staff will be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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