Are you an experienced horticulturist with a passion for connecting people to healthy, locally produced food? We have an exciting new opportunity for a Community Grower to lead on running a horticulture and food growing training programme centred around the creation of a two-acre edible garden that will serve the new farm café and shop.


As part of our Roots to Work programme for people furthest from the jobs market, the Community Grower will lead 2 sessions a week to develop skills and vocational qualifications in horticulture, environmental sustainability and food growing.


This role will also lead on plant propagation and the sale of live plants in the farm shop and the growing of fruit, vegetables, salads, herbs and flowers for use in our café, overseeing all aspects of the growing activity from farm to fork.


We are looking for an organised, calm, compassionate and self-motivated individual who has a good understanding of organic gardening principles, has excellent people skills and the ability to teach adults with a wide range of needs. This job has scope for increased responsibility and hours.


To apply, use the links on the website to download the full job description and person specification, read our privacy notice for applicants, then download and complete the application form and send to recruitment@bathcityfarm.org.uk


Please also click and complete our equalities and diversity survey. Please note, applications must be made using our application form. CVs will not be accepted.


Hours: 22.5 hours per week (Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday)

Closing date for applications: Monday 25 April 2022

Proposed interview date: Tuesday 3 May 2022

Salary: £14,468 per annum (Full time equivalent £24,114)


We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. Bath City Farm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and of vulnerable adults.


Job Description

Community Grower

Salary:

£14,468 per annum (Full time equivalent £24,114)

Hours:

22.5 hours per week (Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday)

Contract Type:

1 year Fixed Term Contract with possibility of extension

Location:

Bath City Farm, between Twerton and Whiteway

Close Date:

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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