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Vacancy for Willow Processing Operative in Taunton, UK

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Serial No: 72219
Location: England, United Kingdom - View on map

Skills Provision has been tasked with recruiting two Willow Processing Workers for an operation based in Taunton, South West England. The client is wanting the successful candidates to be in place as soon as possible.

Due to the nature of the work, it necessary for applicants to hold a forklift licence.

These are permanent positions and rent-free accommodation is provided. Given their rural location having own transport is recommended.

There may be the opportunity for the right candidate to extend their role beyond the job description details given below.

Willow Worker



  • Hourly rate of £8.50
  • 40-hour working week, Monday to Saturday (with the possibility of further weekend working)
  • Annual leave of 4 weeks in addition to Bank Holidays
  • Rent free accommodation (electric and gas are billed)


Job Description

Duties of a Willow Processing Worker include but are not limited to:

  • Grading of willow rods
  • Debarking (using a specialised machine)
  • Spreading of willow to allow drying
  • Removal and storage once dried
  • Being part of the planting team (using a mechanised planter)
  • Undertake tasks as required around the yard
  • Use of forklift


Applicant Requirements

  • Previous experience would be beneficial but not essential
  • Hardworking, strong and dedicated
  • Valid forklift licence
  • Access to own car is advantageous due to the rural location

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