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)
  • Visa, Presettled/Settled Status documentation, if applicable
  • 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

Applications are now open.


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

1st course Monday, 1st July to early November 2024 (full)* **

2nd course
Monday, 19th August to early November 2024 **(Full)

* please note that due to the nature of the work, we ask all pickers to commit to stay until, at least, end of October.

** 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 not be accepted).

1. Placement

2. Applicant Details

3. Employment Info

4. Additional Info

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