Farm manager required for interesting and diverse business in Stone Cross, East Sussex
The farm itself is an 80 acre estate which includes a busy farm shop, butchers, coffee shop,
farm trail, Christmas tree plantation and PYO. The farm carries a small flock of sheep, beef, pigs
and laying hens. All of the produce grown on the farm supplies the farm shop and butchers.
This role would suit someone who enjoys seeing the fruits of their labour. They will enjoy the
interaction from the public and are happy to educate and promote our produce. They would
need to be someone who understands that any one day will not be the same as the next due to
the diverse nature of the business. The role is not a 9-5 and the candidate will need to
appreciate there will be unsociable and longer hours in peak periods.
We are looking for an experienced and flexible farm manager who is looking to work within this
diverse farm. He/she will need to be competent in all livestock husbandry, keep up to date with
movement records, knowledge of soft fruit production (Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackberries),
experienced in all cultivations, estate maintenance, happy to engage with the public, trailer
What we offer
The successful applicant will be offered a competitive salary, 4 bedroom house, a farm vehicle
and 20% off in our farm shop.
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4 bedroom house with private garden, greenhouse, conservatory and drive, located onsite.
Local schools and amenities situated within a few miles.
Busy farm shop and cafe loacted onsite offer excellent job opportunities.
Farm vehicle provided.
Full UK Driving Licence
The position would be permanent we are looking for an individual who work with us to help expand the business. Sister businesses will offer the opportunity to explore expansion ideas! Sharnfold Farm is a family run business with a real desire to offer home grown and farm reared produce. Our friendly team offer a warm welcome and wealth of knowledge.