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Summer Harvest Opportunities for Experienced or Student Workers 2021


Elveden is a progressive diverse farming business based on the Elveden Estate but farming across 4 different sites. We farm approximately 10,000 acres of sandy loam and 9,500 acres of silt land. Wherever possible we invest in the latest technology and equipment to enhance and challenge our team to continually improve their skills. Our farming business operates across 4 separate geographic areas, and we are looking for summer workers on three of those sites. We have vacancies for students or experienced operators in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, and Yorkshire. We are seeking applicants who are experienced and looking for seasonal work, or students who are currently studying Agriculture at any level, but with a focus on arable, root vegetable or technical. This is a great opportunity to join a leading company where you will be exposed to the latest farming techniques in growing root vegetables and combinable crops. You will be part of a large integrated team and given exposure to various aspects of our business gaining hands on experience from field operations to the loading and transporting of produce for grading and storage. This is a varied role, operators displaying a real aptitude, passion, and enthusiasm, may be given the opportunity to receive further training on more specialised equipment. We have opportunities for the right candidate to operate a primary mover on some heavy land carrying out seasonal cultivations. We are looking for applicants with a full driving licence, team player and ability to work in with others. During the height of the season, you will need to be adaptable and flexible with regards to your working hours to include weekends. Commencing mid-July through to September/October depending on possible educational commitments. This will give you invaluable experience and an insight in to working on a commercial farm enabling you to develop key practical skills and knowledge. As a progressive business, for those who have demonstrated the keys skills, aptitude, and attitude we look for, there may be opportunities for permanent positions and invitations to return in following seasons. Basic pay plus overtime being paid at time and a quarter, rate depending on experience. Shared accommodation is available at a nominal fee. Interested? We would love to hear from you. Please contact us with a covering letter or CV to farmsadmin@elveden.com in the first instance.




Grain Store and Weighbridge Operator Summer 2021


Elveden is a progressive diverse farming business based on the Elveden Estate but farming across 4 different sites. We farm approximately 10,000 acres of sandy loam and 9,500 acres of silt land. Wherever possible we invest in the latest technology and equipment to enhance and challenge our team to continually improve their skills. We are looking for an experienced operator or capable student to join us for the summer period to take responsibility for operating a digital weighbridge and associated software, plus take on a responsible practical role overseeing the loading of bulk grain stores, including pushing up grain, record keeping and yard tidiness. You will need to have experience operating a teleporter and ideally have a degree of computer literacy regarding excel spreadsheets. Applicants will need a full driving licence, be a team player and ability to work in with others. During the height of the season, you will need to be adaptable and flexible with regards to your working hours to include weekends. Commencing mid-July through to September/October depending on possible educational commitments. This will give you invaluable experience and an insight in to working on a commercial farm enabling you to develop key practical skills and knowledge. As a progressive business, for those who have demonstrated the keys skills, aptitude, and attitude we look for, there may be opportunities for permanent positions and invitations to return in following seasons. Basic pay plus overtime being paid at time and a quarter, rate depending on experience. Shared accommodation is available at a nominal fee. Interested? We would love to hear from you. Please contact us with a covering letter or CV to farmsadmin@elveden.com in the first instance.




Placement Opportunity


Elveden is a 22,500-acre country estate, and is home to a progressive, innovative agricultural business. We farm over 10,000 acres of the Estate in addition to 9,500 acres of silt land. Wherever possible we invest in the latest technology and equipment to enhance and challenge our team to continually improve their skills. This position is for a current University Student seeking an opportunity in their placement year. Job Title Operation, Technical and Basic Agronomy trainee. Based at Elveden Farms Ltd Elveden Norfolk IP24 3TQ We are offering a unique opportunity for somebody looking to experience both the operational, technical and an insight into the agronomy side of root vegetable and combinable crop production. The position will start at a practical level helping secure the combinable crop and then root vegetable harvests. The type of practical tasks experienced at this stage will depend on the level of tractor driving skills you currently possess or are able to demonstrate. There will also be opportunity to work within our pre- and post-harvest technical team learning about crop quality and meeting customer specifications and expectations. For the next cropping year, you will be able to experience field visits with our technical team and independent agronomists , plus build your understanding of the challenges faced at different crop stages. There will also be the chance to further refine your machine operation skills as we move into the second harvest. If you are looking for a rounded experience and taste of both technical and practical crop production, and are a good communicator, keen to learn and looking to be part of a forward-thinking team, then this is the job for you. We won’t be put off by your current practical or agronomic skill set, so please get in touch as we can tailor the role to most people. Company description.

  • Total Estate area – 9,100ha
  • Farmed area – 3,900ha
  • Remaining area – Breckland heathland, forestry, permanent grass, buildings and roads
  • Salary notes; - Pay is hourly with overtime as appropriate. Rate of pay will be dependent on applicant’s ability and aptitude.
  • Accommodation is available at a nominal fee
Interested? Please contact us with a covering letter or CV to farmsadmin@elveden.com in the first instance.





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Vacancies at The Courtyard

Waiter/Waitress


We require people with a mature outlook on life, a drive to work hard and someone who understands the importance of providing excellent customer service. Other qualities we desire are flexibility, reliability and someone who is a great team player. Previous experience is preferred but not essential as training will be given. We have various permanent flexi hour contracts available, which include working a share of weekends and evenings when required. All roles benefit from age related national minimum wage. This job involves:

  • Working as part of a team quickly and efficiently
  • Operating the till to place orders and receive payments
  • Provide our customers with a friendly and efficient service
  • Maintain levels of cleanliness
  • Greeting and seating our customers
Benefits of this role include:
  • Staff discount for use in our Courtyard restaurant and shops
  • Company uniform will be provided
If you would like to join our small friendly team please send your cv with a covering letter to Keturah.sesstein@elveden.com