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Heckfield Park Farm Limited Heckfield Hook RG27 0LD, Hampshire     Start Date: 30 Jun 2022 - Full Time     £9.61 per hour (or £11.06 per hour for experienced growers)

Job Description

 

Some of the duties you may be involved in could include:
• Maintenance and monitoring of crops
• Harvesting, cleaning and packing
• Planting and aftercare of crops
• Ground preparation
• Propagation from seed, cuttings and division
• Managing pests and diseases
No qualifications required
Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic with working outdoors, have good communication skills and be willing to learn

The certified organic and biodynamic market garden is set over 5 acres, with a large state-of-the-art propagating glasshouse and five polytunnels supporting the vegetable and soft fruit growing that supply the hotels two restaurants with beautiful, truly seasonal and delicious produce. There is a young orchard, with more than 500 apple, pear and stoned fruit trees; which is also presently home to our bees.
The estate also grows over an acre of cut flowers for the 45 bedrooms and the other rooms at Heckfield Place, which is located on the estate.
The market garden is set within the original 340-acre Home Farm, a mixed arable and livestock farm (certified organic, and following biodynamic principles). Suffolk sheep and saddleback pigs graze the land and flocks of chickens supply eggs for the kitchens. A herd of Guernsey cows arrived in late 2019 along with a purpose built dairy to produce our own milk, butter, cream, yogurt and, eventually, cheese.

Benefits
Free lunch onsite
Free parking
FTC employees also access benefits of permanent staff including life assurance, employee assistance programme, online discounts scheme and discounts on various Group outlets and more

No qualifications required
Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic with working outdoors, have good communication skills and be willing to learn

8 hours per day (7-3:30 or 8-4:30) including 2 half-hour breaks each day (one paid break, one unpaid)
Days available through from Mon-Sun
Part time opportunity also available.


How to Apply

 

Contact Connie Blake
hr@heckfieldestates.com
07393 018162


Heckfield Park Farm Limited
Heckfield
Hook
RG27 0LD

https://fromhomefarm.com/
https://www.heckfieldplace.com/

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