Job Opportunities


Job Opportunities at Loch Arthur Farmshop & Café


We are a vibrant and forward looking Community sharing life and work with adults with learning disabilities. We have seven shared households, a farm, productive gardens, creamery, bakery, craft workshops and a thriving farm shop and café. Within this award winning farm shop, people of mixed abilities, volunteers and local people who are employed work together to create a unique Social Enterprise which is one of the most respected and successful outlets of Organic and Local Food in South West Scotland.

Our farm shop is overseen by a management team.  One of the key members of this team, who carries a central role in the day to day management of our farm shop will soon be leaving, so a vacancy has arisen for someone to join us as a

Farm Shop Manager  

This exciting and challenging job opportunity is suited to a very special person who is :
  • Passionate about the work they do and has an eye for detail
  • Experienced in retail management and catering, including food hygiene systems &  controls
  • Excited to work with people of mixed abilities
  • Open and engaging in how they will relate to our customers, friends, Community memebers and all who work here
  • Willing to engage in all aspects of the life and work of the Farm Shop ... from financial control  and business planning to serving on tills and mopping floors
  • Level headed and capable in problem solving and decision making
  • Motivated and inspired by the idea of working with organic and artisan food
  • Organised, conscientious and has excellent planning skills


This is a full time role but could be covered by a job-share Level of pay will be commensurate with relevant experience.  We offer 2 days off per week, one of which is Sunday, plus generous holiday entitlement, workplace pension, employee discounts and all in a beautiful rural setting.  


For more information visit 

or contact Steph Atwell on 01387 259669 (option 3), or email

The successful applicant will be subject to a PVG check.

Closing date : 15 May 2017 

Loch Arthur Camphill Community, Beeswing, Dumfries, DG2 8JQ     

Charity Number SC043416