Job Vacancies at Fordhall Farm

Head Chef – Full-time

There are exciting times ahead at Fordhall as we work to inspire more people to enjoy our beautiful natural landscape and the food produced from it.  We are looking for a talented and passionate Head Chef to join us on that journey.

This is a full time position due to start from April 2nd 2019.

Download our organisation Fordhall Farm Values

Download the Head Chef Job Description

Download Head Chef application form 2019

Deadline Sunday 17th February 2019, but interviews may start earlier.

Please email completed applications for the attention of Charlotte Hollins, charlotte.hollins@fordhallfarm.com. Applications without a completed application form will not be accepted. Due to high levels of response to our positions only candidates successful in being shortlisted will be contacted.


Marketing and Communications Officer – Part-time

We are looking for a passionate Marketing & Communications Officer to plan and oversee the Fordhall Community Land Initiative’s marketing activities and campaigns.

A successful Marketing Officer must have great enthusiasm for all things marketing and great knowledge of relevant techniques and principles.  The ideal candidate will also be an excellent communicator and will have experience in managing different marketing ventures.

This is a part-time position of 16 hours per week, days flexible with salary dependent on experience.

Download our organisation Fordhall Farm Values

Download the  Job Description Communications and Marketing Officer 2019

Download the Marketing Officer Application Form 2019

Download the Marketing Task which MUST be completed and returned with your application form

Deadline Sunday 24th February 2019, but interviews may start earlier.

Please email completed applications for the attention of Marie Gibson, marie.gibson@fordhallfarm.com. Applications without a completed application form will not be accepted.  Due to high levels of response to our positions only candidates successful in being shortlisted will be contacted.

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Membership Officer – Part-time

A diligent Membership Support Officer is required to work alongside an enthusiastic and dedicated team of staff and volunteers. You will manage the membership of the Fordhall Community Land Initiative – a body of 8000 loyal supporters who have collectively owned Fordhall since 2006.

It is your role to ensure they are nurtured, thanked and appreciated for their support to the Fordhall Community Land Initiative. You will deal with all aspects of shareholder membership from new share issues, to deaths, loans and donations.

This is a part-time position of 12 hours per week, days flexible with salary dependent on experience.

Download our organisation Fordhall Farm Values

Download the Job Description Membership Support Officer

Download the Membership Support Officer Application Form 2019

Deadline Sunday 3rd March 2019, but interviews may start earlier.

Please email completed applications for the attention of Marie Gibson, marie.gibson@fordhallfarm.com. Applications without a completed application form will not be accepted.  Due to high levels of response to our positions only candidates successful in being shortlisted will be contacted.


Farm Shop Assistant – Part-time

We have a temporary part time vacancy for a reliable, organised and enthusiastic person to join our farm shop team.

You need to have a passion for locally sourced, organic and artisan food.

The right person will have an open, engaging and friendly attitude and the ability to relate to all types of people and demonstrate great customer service. Must be computer literate.

The ability to use initiative and also work as part of our team and to deputise to the farm shop manager in their absence.

Flexibility is essential as weekends and school holidays are our busy times.

We have around 10-25 hours dependant on the right candidate and dependant on rota.

To Apply: Email shop@fordhallfarm.com with CV and covering letter stating why you are the right person for the job

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Coming Soon….

Youth Worker. 3 days a week. Starting May 2019. With extensive experience of working with challenging young people, you will also have a passion and experience in working in the outdoors. You will be helping to change young people’s lives through our Growing Confidence Project. Greenwood working and forestry experience is a preference for this position. To read more about the project see our Growing Confidence project page.

Senior Support Worker. 2 days a week. Starting April/May 2019. With extensive experience of working with adults with learning disabilities and being a keen organic gardener you will help lead the expansion of our care farm. To read more about the project see our Care Farm project page.

If you are interested in either of these positions, please email project@fordhallfarm.com and we will inform you when the positions are live.

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Voluntary Board Member vacancies for the Fordhall Community Land Initiative

The Fordhall Community Land Initiative (FCLI) is seeking voluntary Directors with a background (ideally 10 years +) in one or more of the following: human resources, health and safety, marketing, education.

FCLI is a not-for-profit community benefit society, which owns and utilises Fordhall Organic Farm in Market Drayton, North Shropshire, as an educational and social resource, promoting sustainable farming and healthy living.

Please download the Job Description for Fordhall Non Executive Directors 2018

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to our Chairman, Christine Tate: Christine.Tate@outlook.com


Catering Assistant

If you are friendly, have good stamina and an even better sense of humour this may be ideal for you!
We are looking for hard working, enthusiastic and reliable staff to join our event catering team. Role includes handling orders and payments on our mobile catering units.
Largely May-September. Part-time hours available, weekend availability necessary.
Experience not essential as full training will be given.

For more information please email Hannah at catering@fordhallfarm.com


Part-time Volunteer Waiter/Waitress

We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic person to join our fun & hard working team in Arthur’s Farm Kitchen.

Full training will be given, together with references for your CV. Flexibility, good interpersonal skills and a desire to learn are essential.

Please leave a covering letter (explaining your skills and why you wish to volunteer at Fordhall Farm) with a member of staff or email it to arthurs@fordhallfarm.com marking it for the attention of Nina Elizabeth.

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