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Assistant Herdsperson

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Reference Number: 02263

Job Role: Assistant Herdsperson in Devon Ref: 2263

Location: Devon

The Farm:


Excellent working environment with a real focus on development for the successful candidate is offered here. If you are a good team player who is enthusiastic with a willingness to progress and learn new skills, this is the ideal position for you.

The Role


This is a top class, progressive 2,000 -acre farm with a herd of 2,000 across two farms. Milking is carried out twice daily in 2 separate milking parlours, a 20/20 rapid exit and a 24/24 herringbone. The herd is housed indoors and TMR fed.

The Applicant


We are seeking a keen and enthusiastic Assistant Herdsperson to join a team of three. Must be a competent milker. AI and foot trimming experience desirable, however, training can be provided. 
The successful candidate will have a strong focus on herd care and will also carry out all necessary yard work/ scraping out duties. Duties will include care of calving cows and freshly calved cows. An ability to spot bulling cows, lame and sick animals is required.

Accommodation


3 bed cottage on the farm

Additional Info


This is a contract position, where the successful person will operate as an agency worker with Farm Solutions. This means that the person will not have sub-contractor responsibilities and all statutory tax deductions and payments will be made by Farm Solutions on their behalf. Hourly pay operates, which includes pay for overtime hours worked.


To apply, please forward your CV to recruitmentmanager@farm-solutions.co.uk or phone 07767 161395 for further information. 

Employer
Farm Solutions

Location
Devon, UK

Summary
This is a top class, progressive 2,000 -acre farm with a herd of 2,000 across two farms. Milking is carried out twice daily in 2 separate milking parlours, a 20/20 rapid exit and a 24/24 herringbone. The herd is housed indoors and TMR fed.

Salary
DOE

Employment Type
Full Time

Farm Type
Dairy

Reference
J107475

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