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Job for Assistant Herdsperson in <->Warwickshire<-> to start as soon as possible.

Farm TypeDairy

We are looking for a calm and conscientious person to join our team. Main duties will include being part of the milking rota, some yard work and assisting with animal husbandry tasks. We are a high yielding, award winning dairy farm on the edge of the Cotswolds in beautiful South Warwickshire, milking 320 pedigree Holsteins with a current lactation average of 12,000 litres. Our cows are very important to us and their health and welfare is our priority. We milk 3 times per day in a modern 24/24 Westfalia herringbone parlour with backing gate. We also have a brand new scraper tractor!

Our milking hours are 3.30am - 9.00am, 11.30am - 4.00pm and 6.30pm - 11.00pm approx. with the shifts divided between teams of two people.  6 day week plus holiday entitlement.

AreaWest Midlands
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 18/09/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hoursapprox 55 - 60
Pay£competitive salary
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeMobile home
Accommodation PriceFOC
Other Accommodation Information

Basic, but clean, mobile home on farm, with additional shower and washing/drying facilities available in dairy. Wifi in mobile home. Nice pub in village. 4 miles from local shops, 10 miles to larger towns Stratford-upon-Avon & Banbury.

There may be the possibility of a local estate cottage in the future for the right person showing longer term commitment.

No smoking inside mobile home.

Distance from shops and amenities4 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Own transport would be ideal, but a farm pick up is available if required for weekly shopping, etc.

This is an opportunity to be a valued member of our team looking after a very good Holstein herd.

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