EHFN JOB VACANCY ADVERTS
Over the last few months local businesses/individuals have approached the network to advertise jobs on Exmoor. We would be delighted to assist you with any marketing and able to circulate by email to more than 430 members on our database. Please email adverts or copy to the Network officer. We ask for a £25 fee which includes emailing out to our members, advertised on our jobs page on our website and EHFN Facebook page .
To book or for further information please contact the office on 01643 841455 or email@example.com
Farm Worker Required – Exmoor National Park
Full time farm worker on large Exmoor hill beef and sheep farm required. Part time position would be considered. Duties to include general livestock duties and tractor/machinery work. Position available from September 2019. For further information please call John and Kathryn Tucker on 01643 831213 / 07854757328 ( Exford).
FULL TIME PLANNING SUPPORT GRADUATE
We are a small independent firm of rural practice chartered surveyors with an expanding planning consultancy practice across the south west and further afield. We are looking to recruit a recent university graduate to support our planning work.
The successful applicant need not have a relevant degree but must have an interest in and be familiar with planning policies and the planning process and is likely to have completed a course at one of the agricultural universities which includes a module on town and country planning. They will have a commercial and can-do attitude, effective written and verbal communication skills and be able to work well as part of a team.
The job role offers a wide variety of interesting work with our primarily rural client base and an opportunity to establish a longterm career. Typical projects include conversions of existing agricultural and commercial buildings to other uses, new-build schemes, residential property work and the promotion of land through the planning process.
Apply by post or email with a scanned handwritten letter enclosing your CV.
Acorn Rural Property Consultants (ref BJD), 1b Oaklands Court,Tiverton Way, Tiverton Business Park, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6TG or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tel: 01884 214 052.
Work Placement opportunity at the Exmoor Farming Network
Are you or someone you know (aged 16 + above) looking for some work experience?
Do you have an interest in farming, Exmoor and helping farmers succeed?
The Exmoor Hill Farming Network is a farmer led Network bringing information, training, demonstrations, skills and opportunities to upland farmers across Exmoor. We work in partnership with local farmers, local agencies and the wider Exmoor community to provide a long term information and support ‘hub’ for Exmoor’s farming community. This is a fantastic voluntary opportunity to gain real work experience in an area that interests you and also help develop the work of the network. You will assist with the day to day running of the Exmoor Hill Farming Network Office based at Cutcombe Market, working alongside the Network Officer.
Duration: 2 weeks to 4 weeks (flexible to meet your needs)
Based at: EHFN Office, Cutcombe Market, Wheddon Cross (with some offsite time dependant on training, peer groups, markets etc..)
Hours: flexible with some evening meetings
Voluntary work placement
The role includes:
• Supporting the facilitation of monthly peer support group meetings
• Arranging training courses
• Developing our engagement with the next generation
• Understanding the challenges faced by Exmoor farmers
• Working with local partnerships and organisations plus developing new partner links
• Working with our sponsors and potential sponsors
• Attending livestock markets and outside events
• Office Admin including call handling
• Shadowing the Network Officer
• The potential to undertake day visits to partner organisations
Agricultural / farming knowledge and an understanding of the Exmoor area is preferred. The Cutcombe office is rurally located and own transport will be required.
To apply please send a covering letter and CV to Katherine Williams, Exmoor Hill Farming Network, Cutcombe Market, Wheddon Cross, Minehead, TA24 7DT or for an informal chat please do call Katherine the Network Officer on 01643 841455 or email@example.com
Exmoor Hill Farming Network
Cutcombe Market, Wheddon Cross,
Minehead, Somerset TA24 7DT
Tel: 01643 841455
Office Hours: 9am - 1pm (Monday to Friday)
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