Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • ISLES OF SCILLY, GB

Description

Churchtown Flower Farm on The Isles of Scilly Are Recruiting NOW and are looking for 2 people to join our team for at least 6 months starting ASAP

Come and work on the beautiful Isles of Scilly just off the coast of Cornwall.

We are a very successful, family run flower farm growing scented flowers and sending them direct to our customers through the post all year round. The farm is on the island of St Martin’s where there is a permanent population of 120 with a shop, a pub and a fish chip cafe. So you must be happy to live in a small but very friendly, isolated community.

There are about 16-20 people working at the farm growing and packing flowers and processing orders. The farm works very much as a team, everybody working together to get the job done.

The majority of people who have worked at Churchtown in the past have extended their contracts, come back to work another season or even settled here.

Accommodation is provided with the jobs in a shared house and we are able to accommodate couples or singles, so welcome all applications

We are looking for:

1 field worker/flower picker- you will be mostly picking flowers as well as carrying out other fieldwork, such as making hay, cutting hedges and helping look after our small cattle herd. This is all hard physical work and therefore you need to be physically fit. At times you will also be asked to work in the packing shed helping with jobs associated with packing the flowers.

1 flower packer/shed worker– you will be working mainly in the packing shed grading and packing flowers to fulfil orders. At times you may also have to work with the field team, picking flowers, making hay or general gardening.

Experience of similar farm work would be preferable and a clean UK valid driver’s license is essential. A reasonable level of spoken English so that you can follow instructions and ask questions is required.

The positions are for 40hr a week over 5 days and your pay will be £8.21/hr.
Accommodation is provided and there is a statutory deduction of £52.85 a week for this.
Your initial contract will be for 6 months but there is scope for this to be extended.

*TO APPLY
*a) Have a good look at our website, find out where the Isles of Scilly are and make sure you have any relevant qualifications/experience.
b) email your CV and an introduction explaining why you should be considered for the jobs.
c) You must be eligible to work in the UK for at least 6 months.
We do try to reply to all applicants as long as the above has been completed

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £8.21 /hour

Licence:


- uk driving (Preferred)

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