AG Recruitment provides diverse work opportunities for people who are willing to work hard and appreciate the specific challenges of working in agriculture. A positive attitude and a will to succeed is key to making your experience of working in the UK both fruitful and prosperous.
If you are looking for a life-enriching experience, click the link below or contact one of our team today.
HOW WE WORK FOR YOU
If you are the right person for the job we will find you a placement in the UK.
To ensure that you make the most of your opportunity, AG approaches recruitment in a responsible and professional way.
All candidates looking for a seasonal job must first successfully complete a thorough interview process.
Our experience has proved that good preparation is essential for anyone who wants to be successful once they begin their employment in the UK.
Every year, our UK client base comes to us for help recruiting people to fill their key staff positions.
Typically, these positions include field supervisors, quality controllers, tractor drivers and other machinery and equipment operators.
If you believe you have the relevant experience working abroad and the personal qualities that make you suitable for these roles, the AG team would love to hear from you.
First, you need to either fill out our online application form or contact one of our offices in the UK, Bulgaria, Romania, Russia or Ukraine to book an interview.
Find the office closest to you on our Contact Us page and one of our team will help you with your application. In order to attend an interview, you will need to give us your email address, so we can send you confirmation of the date and time of your interview and any other important information.
Each interview can take up to 2 hours and we ask all interviewees to plan to arrive 15 minutes before the start time. Please bring your ID as we will need some information and a picture for our database.
If you are successful, you will receive an email with the paperwork that you need to fill in before you depart for the UK. Once we receive the completed paperwork and a criminal record check; your application process is complete. You will also have the option to choose one of AG’s optional services – Pastoral Care & Welfare Support, AG’s transport service, Repatriation Insurance and/or Tax Back service.
IN YOUR AREA
AG runs regular presentation days around the countries in which we recruit, to save candidates having to travel to our offices. Contact us to find out when our recruitment team will next be in your area.
It depends; most employers in the UK agricultural industry will pay workers using piecework rates therefore the more you pick the more you earn. The current national minimum wage in the UK is £8.91 (from April 2021) if you are 23 years old or more. The national minimum wage in the UK will be is £9.50 (from April 2022) if you are 23 years old or more.
A variety of jobs are available from picking, husbandry and packing.
- AG Recruitment is a high quality and professional recruitment agency serving the UK agricultural industry.
- AG Recruitment offers a very comprehensive interview process for people seeking work in the UK agricultural industry.
This will ensure that you are prepared with the right expectations, knowledge and skills to be a purposeful and successful worker.
Come and see us and make up your own mind!
- We have certification from the Romanian and Bulgarian authorities to recruit workers for employment abroad.
- We have a UK GLA licence, which is required by all agencies’ supplying labour to employers in the UK. (licence number AGRE0001)
- We are members of the ALP (Association of Labour Providers) in the UK.
- We have over 20 years experience working in the UK agricultural industry and can tell you everything you need to know about working in the UK.
All new candidates will complete an interview. The first part is a group discussion. The interview can take up to 2 hours.
Your ID or your Passport
You can find the details relating to AG Recruitment’s office locations and phone numbers on the Contact Us page on the website.
AG will be holding presentations and interviews in various cities in Bulgaria and Romania. Have a look at our Facebook Page for our upcoming events.
Most employers supply accommodation for workers to live in while they are working for them in the UK. The cost of this accommodation varies from employer to employer, however £59.50 (from April 2020) is approximately what you can expect to pay per person per week, excluding gas and electricity.
No, however it will certainly help.
Workers need to be 18 years old, there is no maximum age but due to the physical nature of the jobs available we recommend that you are under 50 years old.
AG offers 3 different placements starting from 12 weeks.
You will usually work five – six days per week, crop, weather and customer demand permitting.
The hours worked per week will vary with the weather and time of the year. During most weeks you should be working between 30 and 50 hours per week.
- Waterproof jacket, trousers and boots
- Sleeping bag and bedding
- ID or Passport, placement certificate
- £150 for the 2 weeks – for food and basic living needs
- Alarm clock
- Strong work ethic
AG offers an optional transport service to help you arrive at the UK farm where you will be working. There are 2 options:
- A flight and transfer from the airport
- A licensed overland minibus / bus
Both are organised, hassle free, competitive in price!