Veg Box Scheme Driver

Location: The Community Farm, Chew Magna, Nr Bristol

Salary: £9.90 perhour

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Fridays: 2pm-9pm. Additional shifts as required: Please include your availability in your application (our weekly driving shifts run as follows: Morning rounds: Weds - Fri: 6am – 1pm / Afternoon Rounds: Tues – Fri 2pm – 9pm). There may also be opportunities to work in the warehouse with our Box Pack Team as holiday or absence cover (Tues-Thurs 8am-4pm).

 

The Community Farm (The Farm) is a social enterprise located in the Chew Valley, founded in 2010 as a community benefit society and owned and governed by its shareholder members. Its purpose is nature-friendly organic farming, for a local market, where people of all ages and from all walks of life can come to The Farm for learning, work, and play, pioneering an ethical and socially motivated business, learning amongst ourselves and with others.

We grow and sell locally-sourced and organic produce, working with a network of organic producers and local farmers. Any profits from the business are used to support learning and community activities for children, adults and vulnerable people. Regular volunteering opportunities are offered. The Farm’s nature-friendly farming provides a rich habitat where wildlife can thrive.

The main purpose of the post is to deliver our Organic Veg and Fruit Boxes to our customers in households around Bristol, Bath and surrounding areas. The role requires you to be an outward facing ambassador for the farm, working to high standards at all times.

Terms and Conditions:

Location: Based at the warehouse of The Community Farm in Chew Magna. Please note there is no public transport available to The Community Farm so you must be happy you can get to The Farm for your working hours.

Holiday: 28 days annual leave a year, rising to 32 days after 12 months continual service, and 33 days after 36 months (pro rata)

Benefits: Company Pension and Sick Pay, Cycle to Work Scheme.

 

For a job description and application form please visit: https://www.thecommunityfarm.co.uk/about-us/jobs/veg-box-scheme-driver

To apply: Please complete an application form and return to:jobs@thecommunityfarm.co.uk or contact us if you would like to discuss your application.

  • Interviews and test drive: Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We require drivers to be confident driving a 3.5 tonne delivery van.
  • Start date: ASAP