Our Client, a hugely established fruit farm and prestigious family business, has opportunities available for candidates who are looking for steady seasonal work. Working directly for the business, you will be picking various fruits which include strawberries, raspberries and blackberries within a sheltered and tented polytunnel, working on a table system as opposed to picking from the ground, before placing into trollies and picking baskets.
You will be working within teams and will support the farm to meet is picking quotas and schedules whilst working 6 days out of 7 Sunday to Friday, with an early start time daily from around 6 am to approximately 2pm. Flexibility in relation to working hours and overtime is essential along with a certain level of physical capability for bending and lifting, whilst standing for long periods of times between breaks.
For those who are willing to work hard there will be opportunity to progress to either a Field Sub Supervisor or Supervisor role where you will be potentially responsible for your own team. For pending seasonal changes, further opportunities may also be available within the vegetable side of the business offering an even longer-term working opportunity.
To be considered for the role we would ask you to meet the criteria below which includes:
The role is about working as a team, being part of a community spirit within a friendly and family environment.
The Pickers will earn a minimum of £8.91 per hour standard rate with overtime payable at 1.5x this rate. The Pickers will also have the ability to earn additional pay based on exceeding the piece work quota with staff earning anywhere between an additional £1 up to £5 per hour.
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