Before you go, when you arrive

Documents to read and understand

health and safetyhygiene information


We hope the following checklist reminds you of the key things you need to do and bring with you to work at Broadwater farm.


  • Your Tickets
  • Your Passport
  • Farm Contact Information
  • Driving Licence (if you have one)
  • National Insurance Number (if you have worked in the UK before)
  • Bank Details of UK account (if you have one)
  • Emergency Contact Numbers (for farm and home)
  • Insurance Documents (travel etc)
  • European Health Insurance Card (EU applicants)
  • Medical Certificate (only necessary if you are currently taking medication or have a medical condition that we should be aware of).

Please note: the farm will make copies of the relevant documents and check your identify before returning them to you.

Some essential Items to bring

  • Old/worn clothes for work
  • Warm clothing
  • Summer clothing
  • Hat or head scarf
  • Sun cream
  • Sleeping Bag
  • £150 in cash
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Waterproof footwear (wellington boots are good)
  • Towel
  • Toiletries
  • Travel Adapter Plug
  • Reading material (it is not always possible to purchase books, newspapers etc in your native language when you are in the UK)

Things to do – Before you leave home

  • Read the documents at the start of this page
  • Check your travel details and make sure you let the farm office know your Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA)

When you arrive

  • Call your family to let them know you arrived safely
  • Attend an induction talk and pay very close attention to the Health and Safety section
  • Settle into your accommodation and meet your new friends and workmates and start work

Application Form

Before completing this form, please ensure that you have the correct paperwork and legal documentation.  

We are sorry, but due to the high volume of applications, we cannot guarantee to reply to applicants that are not eligible to work in the UK.

Please complete all sections.

1st course
Monday, 28th June to late October/early November*
waiting list for this course

2nd course
Monday, 30th August to early November* **

* please note that due to the nature of the work, the earliest leaving date would be Friday, 8th October and these dates may change.
** these dates are subject to change.

Please make sure that your application form is complete.

If your application form is incorrect or incomplete your application will be rejected.

Due to the current pandemic we are restructuring our accommodation, planning to allocate two people per room to meet the current distancing guidelines (if you have any concerns regarding this, please email us).

1. Placement

2. Applicant Details

3. Employment Info

4. Additional Info

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