Head Grower - 37496

Location : Cumbria
Salary : Up to £35K depending on experience and qualifications.
Vacancy ID : 37496

We have been tasked to look for an experienced senior grower to work on a small farm producing the highest quality vegetables, fruit and aromatics for a world renowned chef??s multi award winning group of restaurants.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate the following requirements:

? The ideal candidate should be qualified to at least NVQ level 3 or similar in production horticulture, or have demonstrable knowledge at working at this level.

? Experience of growing of crops for restaurants or similar.

? The ability to sow, plant and harvest crops within given guidelines and time scales. ? Experience in the use of power driven machinery.

? To hold PA1/PA6 spraying certificates.

? The ability to communicate with people at all levels.

? Self-reliant, working with minimal direction.

? Adapts quickly and positively to new situations.

? Continues to be productive in changing circumstances.

? Can handle more than one task/situation at a time.

? Full driving license required.

There are some specific job accountabilities:

? To work in the growing and harvesting of bespoke vegetables and fruit to the highest possible standards.

? To work with the Farm Manager and other farm staff to help drive the farm forward.

? To help maintain safe work practices on the farm.

? The use of powered /non powered pedestrian controlled equipment.

? Help maintain good housekeeping and hygiene in all areas.

? Enthusiastic approach and the ability to learn new skills.

? To relay any issues or tool maintenance needs to a senior member of staff.

? NB: This role profile is a guide to the work you will initially be required to undertake. It may be changed from time to time to incorporate changing circumstances. It does not form part of your contract of employment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with some very dedicated people surrounding horticulture and hospitality. Please register online with your full working history and CV.

Please quote 37496 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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Once again, I would like to extend my thanks to you for being so efficient and focused on my behalf. You have impressed me and have been extremely professional about matching me well with potential opportunities. Should I require staff in my new role... I will be sure to use you.

Simon (Contracts Manager)

I would like to give a big thank you to everyone in the team at Fresh Horticultural Careers for their help throughout my employment with them. Their support was great and helped me enjoy my time whilst working for them.

Ross (Horticulture)