Cheesemaker – Loch Arthur, Beeswing, Dumfries DG2 8JQ
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Market Gardener (biodynamic/organic growing) Heckfield Estates – Heckfield, Hampshire
9th December 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Corbenic Community as a Therapeutic Workshop Leader for the Farm. Corbenic is a dynamic community providing support for people with learning disabilities and is situated in a beautiful location near Dunkeld.
The purpose of the Therapeutic Workshop Leader (Farm) is to provide meaningful work opportunities for residents and day participant (beyond current COVID restrictions) in a variety of arable and pastural farming practices.

The role is varied, with an expectation to provide support across a range of indoor and outdoor farm-related workshop activities, contributing to sustainable and environmentally aware land management. This work will be carried out in a collaborative way, supporting, and being supported by the other land-based workshops including Estate, Garden, and Horses.

It should be noted that the Farm is undergoing development at present and work will be carried out with The Land Group, The Environmental Group and Corbenic Management Team to establish a clear development plan for how the farm will develop and land used going forward. The farm remains central to Corbenic and it is expected that these developments will be to enhance farming practice and to bring the farm into line with sustainable, organic, and bio-dynamic land management practices.

VISION STATEMENT In Corbenic mutual respect and concern for the dignity of each person are actively fostered. Individuals are encouraged to contribute as much as possible to the life of the Community. Residents and Day Participants work side by side with voluntary co-workers from around the world and an experienced staff team. As a community we place a high value on the environment, working to meet organic and bio-dynamic standards to ensure that land is cared for in the most environmentally conscious way.

Salary £ 23,774 per annum Contract Type Permanent
Hours 40hrs per week, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Application Form (pdf click here)
Job Description (pdf click here) 01350 723206
Closing Date Wednesday 9th December
(Interviews will be held via Skype or Zoom week beginning 14th December)