Kickstart: Employing 4 Young People at the Farm for 6 Months

Sutton Community Farm is hiring 4 seasonal growers to start in mid May, through the new government Kickstart scheme.

The placement is for 6 months, 25 hours a week spread over 4 days, and paid the London Living Wage (currently £10.85 per hour).

Applicants don’t need to have any previous experience, just plenty of enthusiasm to learn on the job. The job involves working on the Growing Team getting involved in all stages of crop production throughout the height of the growing season.

To apply, applicants must be aged between 16-24, and currently claiming Universal Credit. Details on how to apply can be found through speaking to a work coach at the Job Centre and asking for a referral for this opportunity at Sutton Community Farm.

For those not currently enrolled on Universal Credit but who are eligible, they will need to register first before they can apply for the role.

Deadline for applications is 14th April 2021.