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AGRICULTURE PAID INTERNSHIP/WORK IN FARMS,ISLAND JERSEY CHANELL ISLANDS
Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands located approximately 30.5 km from the coast of Normandy, France.
Jersey is a self-governing parliamentary democracy under a constitutional Monarchy with its own financial, legal and judicial systems.
Jersey is a Crown dependency of the United Kingdom. It is not part of the United Kingdom but it is part of the British Isles.
Jersey is not a full member of the European Union but has a special relationship with it notably being treated as within the European Community for the purposes of free trade in goods.
Today Jersey have around 70 producers farming 27,000 vergees of land with an average farm size of 385 vergees. (Local land measurement – 2.25 vergees to 1 acre).
Jersey now have one main crop – the Jersey Royal potato and a vibrant Dairy Industry thanks to our world famous Jersey Cow. We also cultivate flowers and vegetable crops.
The detail programs :
Wages – £7.50 per hour. More farms pay salary every week.
Hours of Work – 50 hours per week, on average.
Accommodation – is provided for all workers and employers are entitled, by law,
to charge up to from £40-82.12 per person, per week.
In addition, employers will make a small charge for utilities – electricity / gas / water.
Accommodation with all convenience with kitchen.
Single or share rooms.
Social Security – it is a legal requirement for an employer to deduct 6% from the
employee’s wages for Social Security.
Income Tax – all employees have to register at the Income Tax Department prior to
commencing work and employers have to, by law, deduct a percentage of their
employees’ wages as requested under the Income Tax Instalment System.
Registration Card – it is now a legal requirement for every worker arriving in Jersey
to work for the first time, to obtain a Registration Card.
A one-off charge of £80.00 will be made for the Card.
In any cases farmers pay for inland tickets before arrival.
This money will charge from salary.
Application process for working holiday EU programs
Administrative payment 250 Eur/include refundable 50Eur
deposit/after sign agreement/job offer with farm.
Other administrative payment GBP 197 will charge after one month from your salary.
For non-EU working holiday visa applicant first payment 350 Eur /include refundable 50 Eur /
deposit/ after sign agreement with farm.
The service package and cost includes:
Interviewing to join the program.
Assistance in completing the file, writing a CV and registration form, recommendations
Identification of the offer / employer
Presentation of the details of the work company and the position for which the company selected the
applicant to support the interview/if interview will be necessary/, Organization of the interview with the employer ,if will be necessary and providing details on its support.
Assistance in signing the work contract with the employer, providing necessary information about
conditions work and information about documents on the applicant’s legal status on the territory of
Presentation of the legal procedures to be performed by the applicant on the territory of country
Travel Planning Assistance, Airline Ticket Booking, Airport Transfer to Employer Details, Available
Transports, Costs for Each Variant.