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Assistant Stockperson/General Farm Worker <->Devon/Cornwall border<-> for job on 400 acre robotic dairy farm

Farm TypeDairy

We are a family farm looking for an enthusiastic person to be involved in stock tasks and the day to day running of our modern dairy unit, which is made up of 200 Holsteins milked by robots, TMR fed and cubical housed.  Examples of tasks include: the training of cows/heifers to use the robots, feeding calves and youngstock, cleaning/bedding cubicals and pushing up silage.  There will be other GFW as appropriate with some field work when required, such as silage, slurry spreading and grassland management.  This role has the opportunity to progress to tasks which have higher responsibility such as using and inputting data into the robotic milking system, etc. AI and foot trimming an advantage but not essential.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthCould be permanent for the right candidate
DatesStart: 11/09/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours40 approx
Pay£To be discussed.
Employment TypeDairy, Beef
Accommodation Available?No
Accommodation TypeHelp given to find accommodation
Accommodation PriceUnknown
Other Accommodation Information

There is currently no accommodation available on site but for the right person we can help to sort out living arrangements.

Distance from shops and amenities1.5 miles to village shop, nearest pub .5 miles.
Smokers Accepted?No
Other Information

This has the potential to be a permanent position for the successful applicant, previous experience useful but not essential as training will be given. A keenness to learn is essential and good understanding of English required. Local primary school 1.5 miles, Comprehensive School 3 miles.

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