If you think you’d like to join Farmer Palmer’s team; this page has all the information you need to apply.
Or read instructions on how to join the waiting list.
NEWSFLASH: Having beaten lots of other attractions, Farmer Palmer’s ‘Moo Man’ (Dougie Macandrew, aged 17) WON GOLD as Dorset Tourism’s CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPERSTAR!
In addition, Dougie received a letter from the House of Commons commending him, and Farmer Palmer’s, on the achievement. Letter from Parliament . Michael Tomlinson MP wrote: “I was impressed by the helpful advice and tips for young people looking for work on your website” in reference to our Blog Post on ‘First Jobs for Teenagers’.
Our team’s standards are HIGH! Think you’re up to the job? We are now fully recruited for the 2019 season, however we do have a waiting list for future positions. Read on to see how to get your name on the list for part-time weekend and school holiday positions.
Thank you for your interest in becoming part of Farmer Palmer’s team. We seek to give every one of our visitors an enjoyable and memorable day out that exceeds their expectations. We require our team to give outstanding customer service all day long.
Therefore, if are you a hard working, customer service motivated person with a flexible attitude we want to hear from you. If you are lucky enough to join Farmer Palmer’s team your are probably a creative, responsible, well organised person who can demonstrate great attention to detail. If you have sparkle and a great smile and not afraid of hard work we still want to hear from you!
See below for any Current opportunities to join our dynamic team.
Step 1. Look at our vacancies and see what you would love to do.
Step 2. Download Our Application Form, complete it, and save.
Step 3. Then click on the APPLY Owl icon to email us directly into firstname.lastname@example.org. Don’t forget to attach your application form and ideally a photo of yourself (optional). Alternatively you can post to Vacancies, Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park, Wareham Road, Organford, Poole, Dorset BH16 6EU
We offer you: A great working environment, good pay, lunch, uniform and training. Also the satisfaction that your input will make a real contribution to our success. As a valued member of our team you will be fully trained. We need people who can work on their own initiative, with efficiency, tidiness, due-diligence and take a pride in your work. Please note: All vacancies will include a weekend day and school holiday working, as is the nature of what we do.
NB: Our annual recruitment is usually around December. We aim to reply to everyone within 7 days of a job’s application close date. If you do not hear, sadly your application did not go any further than our paper sift. If no vacancies are currently available your application will then go into a 6 month waiting list. Should a position become available later in the year we will re-read your application and may be in-touch. Many thanks
Don’t forget we can also offer job share and part-time equal opportunities for all if the situation allows.
We’re looking for a hard-working, flexible Kitchen Porter who is keen to start work in a Kitchen. Supporting our chef and team in ensuring our customers receive clean, cared for cutlery and kitchen utensils, resulting in quality products and excellent service every time they visit the Hen House restaurant. Weekends and School Holiday Hours. Min Age 16 years.
Ability to work quickly, carefully and stand for long periods during the working day. Please read full advert by clicking the link below:
How to Apply:
We have limited spaces for 2019 WORK EXPERIENCE students and they fill up quickly. 2019 Work Experience Applications are now open until 31.1.19
If you are interested in looking ahead then please COMPLETE and RETURN THIS FORM
So What Happens Next: We appreciate there are many applications and you are all keen to organised your dates.
2019 – We will do a paper-sift looking at availability in each area and compare your requests.
We will shortlist and contact you either way. Those shortlisted will be invited in for a group interview – date to be confirmed via email.
Please note – Because we follow Nat West Mentor’s recruitment process, all employees offered a job will have a starter pack of forms to complete and handbooks. If you have not completed your GCSE’s your will be given a work permit to complete (and risk assessment booklet) BEFORE they can start work.
We are unable to respond to every application individually due to the high number of applications we receive. If you do not hear from one of us within 14 days of an advertised closing date please assume that your application has not been successful. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions or hold your application form on a waiting list. Please advise us if you are not happy for us to do this.
"Good place for the family lots to see and do. Clean and staff helpful. Could spend a day there with the kids and have a great time. Would recommend to everyone."Regular visitor
"An absolutely lovely farm, with the most perfect helpful, knowledgeable staff. We had an amazing day."Regular visitor
Allergy Awareness "We come and visit you every week and I was so pleased to see the "no food" notice up in the soft play areas. My son is anaphylaxis to dairy and peanuts. Thank you for raising awareness and helping my son to not be at risk!"Allergy Awareness
"The imagination and creativity with the play areas is just perfect. Today we fed the lambs and it was such a special moment, I've always wanted to do it and loved it!"Local Visitor
"The passes are fantastic value for money and whenever we come to Farmer Palmer's my children never want to leave. Staff are always very friendly and helpful."Annual Pass Holder
"Even when it's pouring down, FP is a great place to come. Plenty to do under shelter and who doesn't love to put their wellies on and splash in muddy puddles! And for the mums and dads, the cake is amazing :)"Regular visitor
"A rare treat, a full day out and change!"Value for money!
"We keep coming back with our grandchildren"Grandparent’s view
"We are big fans!! My little boy wakes up most mornings asking if he can go to Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park!!"Winning testimonial
"It was amazing. From organisation to the staff, who were fantastic, we were very pleased"Team Farmer Palmer Fan
"Great family day out. Highly recommended!"Holiday visitor to Dorset
"I can't recommend this wonderful place enough. It's an amazing little piece of paradise in Dorset."Lissie Marshall