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Horticulture Training Coordinator

Surrey Docks Farm
Rotherhithe Street, London SE16 5ET

Posted: 30/01/2020

Deadline: 24/02/2020

Compensation: £26,500 pro rata

Paid Part-time Fixed term / contract

Job description

Surrey Docks Farm aims to engage the whole community to learn more about farming and food production. We are a working city farm growing and selling a range of fruit and vegetables, as well as eggs and meat reared on the Farm. 

We’re currently recruiting for a part time Horticulture Training Coordinator to deliver our successful Plot to Shop training project for adults with learning disabilities on Fridays and to be responsible for harvesting and site management of the Farm on Saturdays. 

This is a fixed term role to cover a period of extended staff leave from 1st March to 30th June 2020.

Full details about the post including a downloadable Job Description and Person Specification can be found on our website here.

What we can offer you:

  • • A friendly, creative and sociable team
  • • A unique work environment, with livestock and gardens right next to the river Thames!
  • • Support from an experienced Horticulture Training Manager

All vacancies are subject to two satisfactory written references and an enhanced DBS check before starting in post.

Application information

To apply please ivisit our website to download a job description and person specification. 

You'll then need to email Gemma Hooper, Farm Manager with a maximum 2 page CV and maximum 1 page cover letter clearly explaining how you meet the points listed in the person specification.

We’re eager to fill this position with the right person quickly. The deadline for applications is officially 24th February, however we will read each application as it comes in and invite suitable candidates in for interview straight away. As such the post may be filled before 24th February – so don’t delay applying!

Candidates will be assessed on how they meet the person specification and invited for interview based on these points.

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About Surrey Docks Farm

Surrey Docks Farm is a working farm in central London. The Farm aims to engage and educate the local community in all aspects of farming - including animal care, gardening, cooking, conservation and sustainability