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Market Gardener

OrganisationClinks Care Farm
LocationToft Monks, Beccles
WebsiteVisit organisation website
Contract typePermanent
Salary£20350 per annum
HoursAnnualised Hours (40 hrs per week March till October/ 22.5 hours per week November till February)
Date posted8 March 2019
Closing date5 April 2019

Clinks Care Farm is an award winning social enterprise in Toft Monks, South Norfolk. Disadvantaged people use the natural environment and farming activities for therapeutic purposes, recovery and day care. We have a variety of livestock and a large market garden. Our own meat and vegetables are sold from the farm shop, through a veg box scheme, at farmers markets and other outlets.

We are looking for an energetic market gardener to manage and improve our market garden, plan the growing season and grow enough vegetables to supply our shop, veg box scheme and our stall at the local farmers market

The right candidate will have skills and experience in growing a variety of vegetables including propagation and polytunnel growing. Ideally you will be skilled in using machinery but for the right candidate training will be provided.

You will be a good communicator and team player and manage a team of volunteers. You will be able to provide opportunities for people to be part of your team and participate in the work.

You will be working closely with the produce sales coordinator receive support and supervision from the farm manager

 

 

How to apply

An application form, job description and person specification can be downloaded from our website www.clinkscarefarm.org.uk. Applications can be send to Doeke Dobma, Clinks Care Farm, Church Road Toft Monks, Beccles, NR34 0ET.

The closing date for this post is Friday 5th April at 5pm. Interviews will be held on 11th or 12th April.

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check