NEW: Commercial Grower Vacancy
We are growing! New role: Commercial Grower
(Full time – 37 hours per week) / Fixed term: 1 year / £22,000)
Are you a commercial grower with at least 3 years’ practical experience in organic production horticulture? Perhaps you also have experience in setting up a market garden enterprise, or experience in a Head Grower role?
Would you relish the opportunity to come and put your practical and commercial skills to use within a unique mental health charity & horticultural enterprise in the South Lakes?
Can you jump straight into action on our 6-acre organic site, planning and working with field-scale and polytunnel crops? We’re also planning expansion to other sites, so there’s scope for career progression in the future!
Growing Well produces organic veg boxes to 100 local households, with aspirations to grow this to 125+. This “crop share” provides vital income to underpin our charitable work. Our diverse crop planning supports our vocational mental health recovery work and our accredited horticultural training centre.
We also provide organic vegetables for wholesalers and local catering businesses.
We are seeking an experienced grower with a passion for progress and L2 or above in commercial horticulture (or equivalent) to join our multidisciplinary team, so that we can continue to develop our growing enterprise. You must be an excellent communicator with strong financial awareness. Tractor driving experience preferred. Understanding of organic standards and practices preferred.
For a job description click here.
To apply, please send a covering letter and a current CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline Friday 4th June.