Ref No. Job Reference No. - 29525
Social Care through Animal Care job - Hertfordshire
Beef, Goat, Sheep, Pig, Horticulture, Poultry
UK
SG2
East & East Anglia
Description

We are looking for special people to work with animals on our farm whilst supporting people with mental and physical difficultues on our care farm.

 

What we do

We have pigs, sheep, cattle, chickens, geese, ducks, alpaca's, rabbits and more. We grow the widest variety of fruit and vegetables in 10 acres of orchards, soft fruit, kitchen gardens, field vegetables and 4 polytunnels. All the produce goes to our farm shop, cafe, pub and a box scheme where we deliver weekly around Hertfordshire. We are a community interest company with multiple enterprises on the farm.

 

Key skills and responsibilities

The role includes practical hands on experience of caring for livestock and animals and ensuring their welfare, record keeping and ensuring that the farm is exemplary place for visitors. You will also be:


  • Supporting and leading Co-Farmers to successfully and safely participate in the activities and tasks on the farm, according to their recognised needs and their personal goals

  • Complying with all safeguarding, health and safety and security policies

  • Communicating effectively with individuals according to agreed standards and procedures, accessing and updating records in keeping with guidelines and policy for their care

Essential skills:


  • Farm and animal care experience

  • Passion and enthusiasm, an eye for detail and tidiness

  • Ability to maintain records and implement animal health plans

Experience in any of the following is desirable but not essential:


  • Activity coordination

  • Care farming

  • Therapy

 

The job is physically demanding as most of the work is carried out by hand!

We are looking for a highly motivated, compassionate individual to join our dedicated team at the farm.

Basic onsite accommodation suitable for single person maybe available.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 1/07/2024,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

Negotiable

Hours

40-50

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Mobile home

Accommodation Price

TBD

Other Accommodation Information

Accommodation suitable for single person can be made available.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

Not Specified

Smokers Accepted?

Yes

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

Job can start as soon as possible.

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