Job Vacancies at Fordhall Farm

Chef – Part-time average 12hrs/week

1 x 8hr shift mid week (Tues-Fri, 9am-4pm)
1 x weekend monthly (2 x 8hr shifts 9am-4pm)
Additional hours available to cover holiday, during busy periods and to support outside catering and weddings.
Hourly rate dependent on experience.

Arthur’s Farm Kitchen are looking for an enthusiastic, creative, passionate and hardworking chef. We are looking for the right candidate to assist us in our small but busy farm kitchen situated on our farm. You would have responsibility for running the kitchen when the head chef is away; hence experience in a similar role is essential.

Our menu is produce driven and focuses on using seasonal, locally produced ingredients. We bake from scratch each morning, don’t use fryers or microwaves and pride ourselves in using traditional cookery methods.

The successful applicant will have previous experience with; managing a busy shift and directing staff, contributing to menus and menu development, ordering and monitoring stock, and fresh produce menu’s.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Nicola Shuttleworth (Head Chef)

Download our organisation Fordhall Farm Values

Deadline Sunday 25th November, but interviews may start earlier.


Education and Engagement Coordinator – Part-time

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic person to lead and drive forward our expanding education and outdoor volunteering programme at Fordhall. This is a new post and permanent post to support the organisations five-year strategy to build and focus on both.

You will ensure that Fordhall is the go-to place for quality outdoor education in the local area, creating memorable experiences that help change attitudes and behaviour.


Download our organisation Fordhall Farm Values

Download the Education and Engagement Coordinator Job Description

Download the Application Form 2018

Deadline Sunday 25th November, but interviews may start earlier.

Please email completed applications for the attention of Charlotte Hollins Applications without a completed application form will not be accepted.


Casual Cleaner – Part-time 

Hourly rate dependent on experience.

We are looking for a casual cleaner to assist with cleaning of our popular yurts (morning shifts) and covering for holidays cleaning within Arthurs Farm Kitchen (evenings)

You need to be a great team player, flexible and work with a great attention to detail, maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness for our customers.

Ideal candidate will have previous cleaning experience, ideally within the hospitality sector.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Marie Gibson

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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.

These are exciting opportunities for people who are passionate about organic farming, the charity sector and providing community benefit. The Board needs to reflect the views, opinions and values of our vast membership, as it acts on their behalf. It is therefore vital to have a range of characters and backgrounds, as well as specific skills sets.

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:


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 marking it for the attention of Nina Elizabeth.

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Catering Assistant and Experienced Cook positions available.

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 work on our mobile catering units April-September. An excellent opportunity to be part of exciting events such as Edgbaston Cricket, CarFest, The Royal Welsh Show and CamperJam, as well as join our dynamic catering team. Role includes handling orders and payments along with the preparation and serving of food while maintaining excellent customer service and cleanliness within units.  Part-time hours available, weekend availability necessary. Experience not essential for assistant role as full training will be given.

For more information email Hannah at or to apply please email a copy of your CV.

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