Job vacancies: Grower wanted & herdsman wanted

PigletJan2016Come & work with us on the farm!

Grower vacancy

Full-time grower wanted at Purton House Organics near Swindon. We are an award-winning veg box business with a farm shop, and also deliver some wholesale veg, fruit, our own eggs and meat. We grow on 10 hectares of clay soil including some agroforestry land. Work will include field-scale planting, tractors and machinery, polytunnels, harvesting, weeding, sowing and managing some other part-time workers and WWOOFers.

Applicant should have good growing experience, be self-motivated, flexible and have a willingness to take on responsibility and projects; salary will depend on experience. Accommodation is also available on the farm but is not mandatory. Please send a CV along with a covering letter to info@purtonhouseorganics.co.uk before 24th July.

www.purtonhouseorganics.co.uk

 

Herdsman vacancy

Full-time or part-time herdsman wanted at Purton House Organics, near Swindon. We are an award-winning veg box business with a farm shop, and also deliver some wholesale veg, fruit, our own eggs and meat. We grow veg, fruit and annual herbs on 10 hectares of clay soil, including some agroforestry land, and have a small suckler herd on Sussex cows, and around 20 weaner pigs for meat, as well as around 800 chickens for eggs. Work will include looking after the animals and expanding this side of the business, as well as getting involved in the meat-handling side of the business too; butchery skills would be useful.

Applicant should have good experience with animals, be self-motivated, flexible and have a willingness to take on responsibility and projects; salary will depend on experience. Accommodation is also available on the farm but is not mandatory. Please send a CV along with a covering letter to info@purtonhouseorganics.co.uk before 24th July.

www.purtonhouseorganics.co.uk