Vacancies

As vacancies arise, we will post them on this page. However, in the meantime, we are always interested in hearing from potential candidates. If you are a person that enjoys working with the general public and animals, are confident and reliable, and whose priorities are customer care and high standards at all times, we’d love to hear from you.

Send your CV with a covering letter explaining why you would like to work with us to: enquiries@longdownfarm.co.uk

Stock Persons

We are looking for additional staff to look after the animals at Longdown Activity Farm, this will involve working weekends and school holidays as well as holiday relief during school term.

Job description:

This is a seasonal position from February to the end of October 2019 – the position can include very long hours and these hours may vary according to need.
Job Role:
To assist our full-time stock people to look after a large range of farm animals and poultry – to assist with feeding, bedding and veterinary work, and to help with the daily activities with our visitors. There will be some tractor driving involved as well as carrying passengers on a purpose-built trailer (training will be given)
This position will include helping to keep up the very high standard of stockmanship as well as keeping the farm and its grounds in a tidy condition
The successful candidates will be:
Aged 17 years or over
Completely trustworthy
Capable of working within a team or independently when required
Hold a current full UK driving licence
Have some experience with livestock – at least 2 years
The successful candidates will also:
Have exceptional people skills
Enjoy working with children
Be cheerful and have a polite disposition
Live within 10 miles of SO40 7EH
Be prepared to work weekends and bank holidays
Be prepared to work long hours, starting early in the mornings
Be able to commence work immediately

Send your CV with a covering letter explaining why you would like to work with us to: enquiries@longdownfarm.co.uk