Our Checklists – Before you go, when you arrive

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Documents to read and understand

Health and Safety Document [Download PDF] or [Download Word Doc]

Important Hygiene Information[Download PDF] or [Download Word Doc]

Checklist

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

Documents

  • Your Tickets
  • Your Passport
  • Farm Contact Information
  • University Certificate (students only: it is important that you have permission from their university for the full work period)
  • 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
  • E128 or EHIC Medical Forms (EU applicants)
  • Medical Certificate (it is important that you bring this with you so that the farm is aware of any problems or medication that you are taking – it is not necessary to provide one otherwise)

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.