Position: Assistant Herdsperson
Ref no.: 1977
This first-rate family run farm offers an exceptional job opportunity for a competent Assistant Herdsperson to join their team and directly assist the herd manager.
An 800 pedigree Holstein closed herd is the focus here, with milking done 3 x daily.
The successful applicant will be working within an existing close-knit team, under a herd manager within a family run unit. This position could offer an excellent experience for an aspiring herdsperson and gain great experience on a well established and run dairy unit.
A share of the Milking rota along with the rest of the team, in addition to this there will also be yard and tractor work associated with the dairy herd.
Foot trimming an advantage, but not essential. Could be an option if a candidate was interested to be put through courses for this and AI qualifications etc.
AI experience is essential for this role.
Stock work, herd care, record keeping in day book etc.
Our client is looking for a reliable person who can work well with a team.
Accommodation is available - 3 bed house about 4 miles from the farm.
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 for this job you must have the right to work in United Kingdom.