Are you 16 to 24, can travel to Hawkhurst in Kent and have an interest in acquiring training in market gardening, as part of the DWP’s Kickstart scheme?

We currently have 4 Trainee Grower apprenticeship roles available as part of the DWP’s Kickstart scheme based at our Walled Kitchen Garden in Hawkhurst, West Kent.

If you or someone you know is interested in becoming the next generation of organic market gardeners, please apply as soon as possible through your local job centre or work coach.

The Kickstart scheme offers job placements for 16- to 24-year-olds who are on Universal Credit or Job Seekers Allowance and at risk of long-term unemployment. These placements are designed to give young people the valuable experience, knowledge, and skills of being in a work environment which will improve their chances of going on to find future long-term employment.

To apply please follow the link to register:  or alternatively, contact your local Job Centre or speak to your work coach, provide details of the role, and ask to be referred. You can also contact for a detailed job description.