Farm Worker

*Must have or be willing to undergo enhanced DBS check & hold a clean, current, driving license*

SweetTree Fields Farm is a 14-acre care farm based in Mill Hill, NW7 that has been specially designed to create positive experiences within a safe, nurturing and social environment.

It offers activities to our clients ranging from gardening and horticulture to woodwork and animal care.


Responsible for the day-to-day work that needs to be done on the farm, as directed by the managing director. Duties differ day to day but overall, it is to ensure the farm reaches its full potential.


• Ensure that site is maintained in clean, tidy, and presentable manner and that site security is promoted at all times and report any
• Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray
and harvest crops.
• Manage the repairs to farm buildings, fences, and other structures
• Developing pastures, mowing grass and fields when necessary
• Clear and maintain irrigation ditches
• Assist with the feeding of animals, keeping them clean, cleaning their pens, checking animals for disease and helping prevent
infection and ensuring their overall wellbeing
• Care for the animals when breeding, assisting animals that are giving birth and tending to newborns
• Assist in farm animal breeding and raising procedures such as shearing, crutching, branding, and dipping
• Support the tree management under direction from the Managing Director – namely planting and maintenance
• Apply pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizer to crops. Record information about crops, such as pesticide use, yields, or costs.
• Plant, maintain, and perform harvesting activities by using equipment such as harvesters and tractors
• Responsible for the allotment and ensuring it is kept clean & tidy in a presentable manner
• Monitor farm progress and keep accurate records.
• Operate and service farm machinery and tools. Perform tasks such as inspection, grading, sorting, and storage
• Scheduling repairs, maintenance and replacement of equipment and machinery
• Build agricultural structures when required
• Ensure Health and Safety Policy is adhered to by referring to the Health & Safety, Risk Assessment and COSHH manuals
• Undertake job related training as required
• Undertake any other duties as required to fulfil the needs of the position


• Previous Farm / Livestock Experience (minimum of 1 year)
• Be physically fit and have a passion for agriculture and love of the countryside
• Good Communication skills
• Positive attitude and willingness to learn
• Being a self-motivated, good timekeeper and team player
• Willingness and commitment to hard, physical work in all weather conditions
• Dedication, reliability, and a great work ethic
• Determination to accomplish tasks as they can be tiring due to the involvement of physical work involved
• A knowledge of mechanics skills, is desirable
• Chainsaw ticket is desirable (training may be provided)

WORKING CONDITIONS: Full or Part-time, hours available

SweetTree Fields Farm

Mar 9 2023
  • LocationLondon
  • Salary£25,000 a year
  • HoursFull Time
  • PositionPermanent
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