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.

A key member of our team has moved on, so we are currently looking for 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 detai
  • Experienced in retail management & catering, including food hygiene systems & controls
  • Excited to work with people of mixed abilities
  • Motivated and inspired by the idea of working with organic and artisan food
  • Open and engaging in how they will relate to our customers, friends, Community members 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
  • Organized, conscientious and confident in problem solving and decision making

Above all we are looking for an enthusiastic person to take a leading role in the management of our successful farm shop and café. Someone who can help maintain and build upon the positive working environment and the warm, welcoming shopping experience that our team has created.  We are looking for a person who has passion, drive and leadership skills.    


This is a full time role but we are happy to explore flexible working arrangements including 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.  

A closing date will be set once sufficient suitable applications have been received  

Loch Arthur Camphill Community, Beeswing, Dumfries, DG2 8JQ      Charity Number SC043416