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Now Hiring: Sessional Farm Worker

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 21:18

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our team as a Sessional Farm Worker! See details below. The full job advertisement can be downloaded as a PDF here.

Mudchute Park and Farm is recruiting for the post of farm sessional worker. Days and hours of work are not regular but offered as and when required to cover staff holidays,events, mobile farms and other activities. Sessional workers may be asked to work weekends and public holidays.

Applicants need to have some knowledge of and interest in the care of farm and other animals gained through a qualification in animal care or animal management, although enthusiasm, reliability and a sound work ethic are also required. Applicants must have the capability to undertake physical work associated with the operation of the Farm.

This varied and interesting role needs someone with a flexible and positive approach who is as happy talking to visitors as they are caring for farm animals.

The successful candidate will recognise both the importance of a clean, safe environment and the need to provide a warm welcome to visitors to the Farm.

Applicants will need to show the maturity and responsibility to be able to work alone as well as to supervise and support volunteers of varying ages and abilities.

Full training will be given and there are opportunities to expand the role into other areas of the Farm’s work.

For the job description and person specification and to apply contact Nick Golson, Farm Manager at Mudchute Park and Farm, Pier Street, London E14 3HP or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Applications should be made by C.V. and covering letter by 5.00pm Friday 20th May 2016.

Virgin London Marathon 2016 - Sunday 24 April

Friday, 22 April 2016 17:21

Don't forget that this Sunday is the Virgin London Marathon 2016. The marathon route comes just past the farm along East Ferry Road at mile 17.

We will be open as usual, but there will be road closures in effect, so please do check your route before setting off.

For those supporting runners, why not cheer from the farm and enjoy marathon day brunch Mudchute Kitchen! The first runners are expected to come by Mudchute at about 09:53. For more detailed timings, check here.

Exercise & Bootcamp at Mudchute Spring 2016

Friday, 01 April 2016 14:02

boot-camp-poster-2016Starting on the 20th April we will be running excise classes at Mudchute! Classes will consist of a walk and talk session at 12.30 pm with participants meeting in the picnic area before they set off. This will be followed by a bootcamp session at 1.30 pm with a personal trainer. Sessions will run fo…

New Dog Agility Lessons

Thursday, 31 March 2016 16:11

Starting at 7:30pm on Monday, 4th April 2016, we will be holding agility lessons for dogs. For more details please call Angus on 07973 830075.

Ye' Old Barnyard Fundraiser

Monday, 22 February 2016 18:09

yeoldbarnyardfundraiserJoin us on Saturday, the 5th of March for family fun for all ages with live music, activity stalls, face painting, food, raffles, food, drink and more! Raising funds for Mudchute and hosted by Hella5 Events. Click here for more info.