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Farm Hand/Animal Worker

Outcomes First Group




Posted: 15/06/2024

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Job Title:             Farm/Animal Worker 

Location:            Wessex Lodge School, Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire

Salary:                from £11.50 per hour

Hours:                Weekends and school holidays only

Contract:           Permanent, 52 weeks  - Job share considered.

UK applicants only. This role does not offer sponsorship.

As a farm hand you'll oversee the day-to-day care of a range of animals on the farm. Welfare checks, feeding, watering and enclosure maintenance. The job will include separate morning and afternoon routines to ensure the animals wellbeing is top priority.

Candidates must be able to drive due to the rural location, and over 18 years, due to the lone working policy.

About us - Wessex Lodge School is growing!

Wessex Lodge School currently comprises of two sites: Wessex Lodge School located in Frome, and Newmead Farm, located in Maiden Bradley. Both sites allow students the opportunity to explore the curriculum alongside a range of subject paths, including the likes of, animal care, horticulture, DT, and forest school, as well as sporting activities.

Our students are aged between 8 and 18 years old. Each student has individual needs and, supported by the THRIVE approach, through a proven range of practitioner-led services and our talented staff, we can help to improve life outcomes for every student.

Why join Acorn Education? 


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

Life Assurance

Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions

“Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits

100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad

Cycle to Work Schemes

Electric Car Purchase Scheme

Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are really proud to say that in 2024, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for the fifth year running.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS

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