Horticulture Training Co-ordinator

Horticulture Training Co-ordinator
Location: Surrey Docks Farm, London
Contract: Fixed term March-June 2020
Hours: 9am-5pm on Friday and Saturday
Salary: £26,500 pro rata

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

We have a small staff team and mainly rely on the support of volunteers to run the Farm. We’re currently recruiting for a part time Horticulture Training Co-ordinator to deliver our successful Plot to Shop training project for adults with learning disabilities on Fridays and to be responsible for 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.  

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

Please note all vacancies are subject to two satisfactory written references and an enhanced DBS check before starting in post.
Full job description and person specification can be viewed here: https://www.surreydocksfarm.org.uk/vacancies/
Candidates will be assessed on how they meet the person specification and invited for interview based on these points.

To apply: please email Gemma Hooper, Farm Manager: gemma@surreydocksfarm.org.uk with a maximum 2 page CV and maximum 1 page cover letter clearly explaining how you meet the points listed in the person specification. 

Closing date: 24th February 2020. However, we are eager to fill this position with the right person quickly. Therefore, 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!