CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 30998

SHEPHERD seeks full time position, anywhere considered.Over 25 Yrs exp on large numbers(all breeds/ages). Work in the UK.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

NVQ Level 1, NVQ Level 1,2

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

NCA in Agriculture, Lackham College Wiltshire 1990/91 GCSE's in Agriculture, History, English, Science & Maths.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Baler, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry

Other equipment experience

Unimog & fastrac operating experience. ATV, RTV. Fully experienced in electric fencing.

Other livestock experience

I am experienced in administrating medicines to sheep and cattle when required.Lambing,calving indoor & outdoor, foot trimming, crutching & day to day management, including record keeping & dealing with outside agencies. Sheep job wanted

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

I see shepherding as a career, lifestyle and a passion. I treat any animal as if it where my own and take pride in all the work I do.

Age

47

Marital status

Long term partner but no children

Nationality

British

Where are you currently living?

Lincolnshire

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Hunting, shooting and walking my dogs.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

5ft 9in, 14st

Relevant health problems

none

Farming background

I am from a farming family where we had 1000 mules and 400 angus x suckler cows on salisbury plain,and started working with livestock from early age. I have 25 yrs experience in all aspects of a working livestock & arable farm. I have been working self employed for many years shepherding large numbers of sheep & carrying out stockman duties on large suckler herds for farmers & livestock suppliers based across the South West. Was head shepherd for 9 years for 1400 blackface, bealuhs where I did all the day to day shepherding, during this time I was involved with large numbers of tack sheep and all aspects of contract work with sheep. I have also worked for a local contractor, driving tractors, dealing with silage, maize, foraging & muck spreading. I am currently head shepherd on a large estate in Lincolnshire. Managing 1000 breeding ewes and upto 4000 store lambs and tack sheep on vegetable/root crops. I have my own rappa trailer and miles of electric fencing. I am a hardworking, self motivated individual. I have a good eye for detail & am committed to all that I undertake, seeing each task through to the end. I am punctual & practical with good problem solving skills & able to work well under pressure & to deadlines. I am able to work as part of a team or on my own initiative. I also have 2 working sheepdogs. I am very keen and would love to work as shepherd for rest of my life.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 01/12/2020 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

-

Type of job

Any

Where would you like to work?

England, Wales, Scotland

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