Head Herdsperson, Cornwall Ref 966
Other
Farm Worker
Cornwall, UK
Farm Work
17/02/2017
966
17/03/2017

Description

Position: Head Herdsperson 

Location: Cornwall

We are seeking an experienced and competent Head Herdsperson to join our client's team on a growing 500 cow dairy herd in Cornwall. Milking is done three times daily in a modern 60 point rotary parlour. Housing is in sand bedded cubicles.

The main focus of this role will be to take responsibility for herd management and to lead a team of 4 in an excellent working environment.

The successful candidate:

  • Must be an experienced Stockperson who takes pride in ensuring high standards are maintained across all aspects of herd care.
  • Competent and experienced in the day-today herd management including all veterinary care, as well as the organisation of AI, foot trimming and accurate record keeping.
  • Must have experience and competence in milking in modern milking parlours.
  • Must be a confident team leader.

Accommodation is provided in a mobile home initially with the provision of a house to the successful candidate.

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 tax deductions and payments will be made and paid by Farm Solutions. Hourly pay operates including  pay for overtime hours worked.

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