Job reference: 201810FAC02
Hours: 7.5 Hours Per Week
Contract length: Permanent / Freelance
Salary Grade E: £21,400 – £24,000 [pro-rata, depending on experience]
Windmill Hill City Farm is an award-winning charity that improves the lives of local people. Our 4-acre site provides a green oasis in the city where people relax, learn and grow. It’s a friendly site buzzing with community activity.
As Livestock Manager you will ensure that the farm has a well-cared for selection of farm animals that delight and educate visitors; provide a genuine experience for volunteers and clients with care needs and provide a local source of meat for our café.
The Livestock Manager’s main responsibilities are to:
- Devise and implement a strategy for the livestock.
- Ensure a high standard of care is provided to all farm livestock
- Advise, encourage and train other staff.
- Provide some hands-on role to animal care.
- Establish and maintain relationships with other farms, suppliers and buyers.
- Contribute to the educational mission of the organisation.
Our ideal candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience of farm animal husbandry with a variety of animals preferably in an environment open to the public
We put community at the heart of what we do and have a culture of inclusion and partnership. As well as highly varied work and involvement in setting our direction, we offer our people a professional, friendly and sociable working environment with a real sense of making a difference to people’s lives.
Please refer to the full job description - www.windmillhillcityfarm.org.uk/about-us/jobs/
We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds and look forward to seeing your application.
Safer recruiting statement.
Windmill Hill City Farm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all vulnerable groups and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.
All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.