CV reference number: 64217
CV Headline

A well organised and hard-working individual, capable of working in a team or as an individual with confidence and initiative. Ability to cope well under pressure, is enthusiastic in any job and thrives from new challenges and responsibilities. Perfectionist in all aspects and is confident when working with the public.  Ambition to pursue a career within animal health and disease management, in particularly sheep.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Bsc Hons Degree in Agriculture with Animal Science NVQ level 3 In Agriculture April 2012: DVLA- Full UK driving Licence April 2013: City & Guilds NPTC- PA1 Safe Use of Pesticide April 2013: City & Guilds NPTC - PA2 Ground Crop Sprayer Mounted or Trailed May 2014: Lantra Awards- Lift Truck Operations: Rough Terrain Telescopic Material Handler August 2015: Lantra Awards- Sit-Astride ATV (Quad bike) March 2016: DIY AI November 2016: Farm Safety Awareness Workshop

Equipment experiencePA1, PA2
Other equipment experience

Limited machinery experience, however and very willing to learn, and am a fast learner if given the right opportunities.

Livestock experienceDairy, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Simon Stott, Chipping, Lancashire (2016-2017) Completed a 52-week placement on a sheep milk dairy farm, milking 550 sheep on a 12 by 12 herring bone parlour then a 24 by 24 when the new parlour was completed. The farm also had 500 commercial ewes including a small flock of pedigree Blue-faced Leicester’s. Within this job many hands-on skills were gained including milking, foot trimming, worming, clipping and weighing. This job also required working with the public which was exceeded in all aspects. Initiative was required with daily tasks, which allowed the progression into a fully competent stockperson. A placement project was also completed during this period of which was completed on the growth performance, efficiency and sustainability of Friesland lambs reared on two comparable milk replacers. This was completed to allow a comparison of two milk replacers on the daily live weight gains and health benefits to the lambs and cost efficiency to the farm. During this time on placement a Facebook page was created to gain further custom and reach out to people in a modern manor to educated them on the daily activates that occurred on the farm, this was proven to be very successful. Martine Park, Galgate, Lancashire (2015- 2016) Previously worked on a dairy farm, milking 250 cows on a 15 by 15 herring bone parlour, assisting with milking duties every other Saturday and Sunday morning and afternoon. This also includes setting the parlour up for milking and washing the system after each milking. R C Pickering Tonbridge, Kent (2014): Two weeks morning milking duties, milking 400 cows on a 60 point rotary parlour, assisting with milking; also performing intra-mammary injections to mastitis infected cows. Hadlow College, Tonbridge, Kent (2012-2014): Whilst studying at Hadlow College I had to complete many duties including: Sheep duties: checking and feeding ewes. Lambing duties: assisting with lambing 300 ewes indoors, and assisting with all required tasks such as assisting with births, feeding and preparing ewes and lambs for going out to the field. Dairy duties: morning milking duties on the college dairy. Milking 111 cows in an eight by eight herringbone parlour, assisting with morning milking, feeding calves and dry cows and putting fresh straw into lactating cow barns. Adrian Bateson, Cumbria (April 2013): Completed 3 weeks on an indoor lambing unit in slated and straw barns, assisting with lambing 1400 mule and Texel ewes. Responsibilities included checking on all ewes, assisting with births, ensuring that all lambs consumed a sufficient amount of milk and had clean health. Cleaning out and disinfect pens when ewes and lambs had been taken into the field, and feed and water ewes every morning and evening. Keith and Maria Bugden, Woodchurch, Kent (April 2012): Four weeks completed on an outdoor lambing Organic farm, assisting 200 Easy-care ewes with lambing. Duties included lambing ewes outside, docking, castrating, worming and injecting.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexFemale
Age23
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems
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Marital status

Live with my Fiance

Where are you currently living?
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

The House of Bruar, Pitagowan, Blair Atholl (2018- current) Working as a sales assessment within the food department. Roles include upselling items to customers, informing customers on the product’s details and stock takes. This role allows me to gain confidence when communicating with the public and allows a greater understanding of consumer trends. Simon Stott, Chipping, Lancashire (2016-2017) Completed a 52-week placement on a sheep milk dairy farm, milking 550 sheep on a 12 by 12 herring bone parlour then a 24 by 24 when the new parlour was completed. The farm also had 500 commercial ewes including a small flock of pedigree Blue-faced Leicester’s. Within this job many hands-on skills were gained including milking, foot trimming, worming, clipping and weighing. This job also required working with the public which was exceeded in all aspects. Initiative was required with daily tasks, which allowed the progression into a fully competent stockperson. A placement project was also completed during this period of which was completed on the growth performance, efficiency and sustainability of Friesland lambs reared on two comparable milk replacers. This was completed to allow a comparison of two milk replacers on the daily live weight gains and health benefits to the lambs and cost efficiency to the farm. During this time on placement a Facebook page was created to gain further custom and reach out to people in a modern manor to educated them on the daily activates that occurred on the farm, this was proven to be very successful. Martine Park, Galgate, Lancashire (2015- 2016) Previously worked on a dairy farm, milking 250 cows on a 15 by 15 herring bone parlour, assisting with milking duties every other Saturday and Sunday morning and afternoon. This also includes setting the parlour up for milking and washing the system after each milking. Tony Barrow, Abbeystead, Lancashire (2015 summer work) Feeding pheasants twice everyday over a two month period during the summer. This job entailed driving a quad bike with a mounted spinner on the back. A shepherd’s whistle was also used to call the pheasants in, this allowed a better understanding of the pheasant’s health and condition as well as ensuring that they didn’t venture too far off the beat that they had been placed on. London Beach Health Club, Tenterden, Kent (May 2010- April 2015) Weekends and holidays Part-time work as a receptionist/waitress in a health club, with the responsibility of opening up in the morning and locking up in the evening. Daily responsibilities included signing up new members, ensuring the pool/changing area was clean and safe always, laundry tasks and serving food and drink. This job was where most confidence when interacting with the public was gained. R C Pickering Tonbridge, Kent (2014): Two weeks morning milking duties, milking 400 cows on a 60 point rotary parlour, assisting with milking; also performing intra-mammary injections to mastitis infected cows. Hadlow College, Tonbridge, Kent (2012-2014): Whilst studying at Hadlow College I had to complete many duties including: Sheep duties: checking and feeding ewes. Lambing duties: assisting with lambing 300 ewes indoors, and assisting with all required tasks such as assisting with births, feeding and preparing ewes and lambs for going out to the field. Dairy duties: morning milking duties on the college dairy. Milking 111 cows in an eight by eight herringbone parlour, assisting with morning milking, feeding calves and dry cows and putting fresh straw into lactating cow barns. Adrian Bateson, Cumbria (April 2013): Completed 3 weeks on an indoor lambing unit in slated and straw barns, assisting with lambing 1400 mule and Texel ewes. Responsibilities included checking on all ewes, assisting with births, ensuring that all lambs consumed a sufficient amount of milk and had clean health. Cleaning out and disinfect pens when ewes and lambs had been taken into the field, and feed and water ewes every morning and evening. Keith and Maria Bugden, Woodchurch, Kent (April 2012): Four weeks completed on an outdoor lambing Organic farm, assisting 200 Easy-care ewes with lambing. Duties included lambing ewes outside, docking, castrating, worming and injecting.

Hobbies

Horse riding, hill walking, working and training my gun dogs.

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AvailabilityStart: 31/08/2018, Finish: 31/12/1969
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
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