Full-time Farm and Livery Supervisor

  • Company: Worth Abbey
  • Location: Turners Hill, West Sussex.
  • Salary: Salary £19,000 to £20,000 per annum
  • Contact Email: recruitment@worth.org.uk

Description

Worth Abbey Farm and woodlands is 167 Ha (412 acres) of permanent pasture and mature hardwood and softwood trees with a DIY livery offering 34 stables along with a flock of 150 breeding Lleyn ewes.
We are looking for a Farm and Livery Supervisor to assist a small team tasked with improving and developing the overall Worth Abbey farm business.

The role will suit candidates who are motivated by the challenge of making actual improvements to the estate and developing business profitability.  You will be working with the Farm Manager to develop and action the strategic plan for the farm, livery and woodlands operation at Worth Abbey.

The successful person must be able to operate farm machinery including driving a tractor and be capable of general farm and livery maintenance jobs.  Ideally, you will have experience of working within an equestrian or livery yard business environment.

This is an exciting opportunity for those who enjoy a mix of practical farm work and office administrative tasks. Good verbal and writing skills are required to communicate effectively with the customers, Worth school staff, Worth Abbey residents and the general public who all interact with the farm and livery from time to time.

This is a full time position starting as soon as possible, working 40 hours per week including weekend work as part of a rota.

Please note there are no public transport links to the site.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which is available, along with job details, on our website www.worthschool.org.uk/Job-Opportunities or alternatively you can request an application form and job description from Human Resources:
t: 01342 710217  e: recruitment@worth.org.uk

Please quote reference: FLS/042/18 on your application and send via email or post to:
The Human Resources Manager, Worth Abbey, Paddockhurst Road., Turners Hill, West Sussex, RH10 4SD

We are committed to the safeguarding of children.  References and DBS check will be conducted on the successful applicant.

Closing date for applications: 10th October 2018*

*We reserve the right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing date and to close vacancies early if we have sufficient suitable applications. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit an application as soon as possible. 

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