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Farm Operative

Want to be a part of a growing and passionate team?

Do you want your next role to be in an outdoor environment?

Looking to grow your career and learn new skills?

Well then this could be a great opportunity for you!

Here at Vitacress Salads we are now recruiting for a Farm Operative on a permanent basis to join our team based at our St Mary Bourne Watercress Farm. 

Reporting to the Farm Manager, you will assist in the growing, harvesting and maintenance operations whilst following company guidelines.

Key responsibilities & accountabilities include:

  • Perform general farm duties as instructed by your manager, these may include, bed cleaning & levelling, planting, fertiliser application, rolling, harvesting, chipping and general farm husbandry.
  • Complete any paperwork that is required in the day to day needs of the farm, e.g. check sheets etc.
  • Assist in implementing any new production methods which aim to improve the efficiency of the farm.
  • Ensure all assets are maintained and utilised efficiently and maintain the production areas, buildings and environs in a serviceable, tidy and weed free state.
  • Always observe company Health & Safety and Environment Policy requirements.
  • When required, to help with the production on other UK sites.
  • Ensure that the quality of water entering and discharging from the growing beds meets the agreed criteria and ensure compliant with EA discharge consents through the effective utilisation and maintenance of settlement facilities.
  • Work as a team member and instil a positive approach in the workplace. 

The successful candidate will be working on the farm 40 hours per week across 5 days, and will also be entitled to an attractive pay rate based on your experience, with opportunities to grow your working skill set with further training and qualifications.

If you have a strong desire to come join our friendly team and enjoy working outside then this is the perfect opportunity for you. 

To apply and find out more about this opportunity, please do email your talent partner Josh on

Learn more about who we are and what we do as a business via our homepage

Delete Date: 19/08/2024  Location: St Mary Bourne, Andover, Hampshire

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