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On this page we advertise full-time, part-time, volunteer and apprentice opportunities. Bath City Farm has a positive approach to equality and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.



Key volunteer – Earthworks

Horticulture and animal care project

Tuesdays 9.30 am – 15:30 pm

We are currently recruiting for a Key Volunteer at Bath City Farm to work with our Earthworks group. We are a horticultural therapy and animal care group who meet on a Tuesday to work with the animals, grow plants and engage in meaningful, seasonal activities on the farm’s beautiful site.  

A Key Volunteer is required to help assist the Project Coordinator and group and would be needed from 9:30am until 3:30pm on Tuesdays each week.  The role would suit someone with an interest in animal care, growing, gardening and supporting others to obtain the benefits of the farms beautiful site.  

The Earthworks group supports people with additional needs to gain practical skills in horticulture and animal care, build confidence and to lead increasingly independent lives. Our volunteers are fully trained and supported – and for them, it’s a great opportunity to build confidence and gain transferable workplace skills and training.   

The Farm is in the process of building a new café and shop which will be a vital visitor attraction for the farm. The Earthworks group hopes to contribute their considerable skills in growing food for the café and shop as well as making items to be sold from produce they have grown.  

The Key volunteer will be provided with a challenging and varied work experience role, work as part of a welcoming and friendly team and be offered training and support. A hot lunch is also provided and is cooked in the group.  

To be considered for the role, please head to the website:  http://bathcityfarm.org.uk/whats-on/general-volunteering/ where an application form can be found. When filling the application form, please ensure you make it clear what role you are applying for.  

Please return this form to: rachel@bathcityfarm.org.uk  

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Outdoor Youth Support Worker  

Bath City Farm is seeking a new Youth Support Worker to develop our successful youth programme.  In this role you will engage hard to reach young people in the immediate areas of Southdown, Whiteway and Twerton, and involve them with outdoor activities on the Farm’s 37-acre site. As part of a small team you will develop activities to improve the emotional wellbeing, physical health, confidence, and life skills of local young people.   

This post is part funded by Children in Need and you will help to deliver a 3-year programme.  You will set up monitoring and evaluation systems to report to funders and for the Farm’s learning and planning.  The Farm is starting a new 3 year strategy and youth work will contribute towards our overall plan to engage the local community in food and farming. 

This role needs somebody experienced in working with young people, who has wide knowledge of youth work and practices and a real enthusiasm for bringing out the best in young people.   Ideally you will have a level 3 youth work qualification or show sufficient competency for the post and undertaking the qualification. 

You will enjoy working outdoors regardless of weather.  You may have skills and experience in wood craft, horticulture, landscaping and or working with animals. 

For an informal chat about the role please contact Ruth Jones: ruth@bathcityfarm.org.uk 

To apply download and read the full job description and person specification below; read our privacy notice for applicants; download and complete the application form and send to recruitment@bathcityfarm.org.uk 

Please also click and complete our equalities and diversity survey. Please note, applications must be made using our application form. CVs will not be accepted. 

Hours: 15 hours per week (across 2-3 days, including Saturday and evening work) 

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th November by 1pm 

Proposed interview date: Thursday 9th December 2021  

Salary: £23,178 per annum pro rata. Salaries to be reviewed in accordance with our job ranking/evaluation scheme by the start of 2022 

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. Bath City Farm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and of vulnerable adults. 

Outdoor Youth Support Worker job description & person specification

Application Form

Privacy Notice

Recruitment Equalities Monitoring Form

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