We’re Recruiting! Growing Trainee – Apply by 30 Jan

We’re recruiting our Trainee Grower for 2022!


  • Location: Sutton Community Farm, SM6 0SH
  • Contract: Fixed-Term 20 month contract (until November 2023), with benefits including staff discount, holiday, and sick pay
  • Salary: £11.05 / hour (London Living Wage)
  • Hours: 4 days, 30 hours a week
  • Start date: March 2022
  • To apply: Please complete the application form
  • Deadline: Midnight on 30th January 2022

The purpose of the position is to develop skilled production managers in agroecological farming, and is ideally suited to someone who has the ambition to manage a growing space in future.

The Growing Trainee will learn practical growing skills as well as developing cropping plans, collecting and processing data and supervising other staff and volunteers. They will work closely with the Heads of Production and growing team at the farm, developing skills and experience in local food production.

The Growing Trainee will play a key role in maximising the productivity of the farm and helping secure its long term success, as well as helping people in the community have a positive, meaningful and enjoyable experience. This includes volunteers, groups of children and other visitors to the farm.

For more information, please read the full Job Description.

To apply, please email Rachel and Nick at farmers@suttoncommunityfarm.org.uk with your CV and answer the questions on this form.