Highly skilled stockman and arable operator with experience across the sector most recently working for mixed farms and Natural England on their in hand working farm and national nature reserve. Looking for opportunities with career progression and continued professional development.
BSc (Hons) Agriculture, National Diploma in Agriculture, LANTRA telehandler, chainsaw cross cutting maintenance and felling of small trees, WATOK killing of sheep via captive bolt and welfare of animals at the time of killing, full car licence including trailer, foot trimming and lameness and city and Guilds ATV certificate
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Baler, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Cultivations (power harrow, press, topper, rolls, discs, etc.), harvest carting grain and bales as well as stacking, telehandler and front loader, topper hedge cutter and eco puller, hay and silage making, general machinery maintenance and repair.
Experienced stockman beef suckler herds, rare breed and commercial, feeding, daily checks, calving, disbudding, vet med administration, lameness and foot trimming etc. Pig experience both intensive and extensive systems. Sheep experience rare breed and commercial, with lambing, foot trimming, dagging, managment of two flocks currently. Some experience with goats and horses also.
I have won several awards for my voluntary work. Voluntary Experience Elected Welfare Representative (student welfare support). Junior Common Room, Wantage Hall, University of Reading. 2013-2017. Received JCR Member and JCR Committee of the Year Award, (2013) and Long Service Award (2017). Elected Disabled Students Officer (campaigning and student support). Reading University Students Union. 2014-2015. Treasurer, Karate Society. Reading University Students Union. 2015-2016.
I also enjoy shooting, sea fishing, foraging, walking and kayaking.
I am a physically fit and able 29 year old.
Natural England (DEFRA) employed as Reserve Warden on the only in hand national nature reserve with a working farm, bringing together conservation aims and farming practices. Managing two herds of cattle and two flocks of sheep along with practical conservation and day to day work on the farm to meet the management plan objectives whilst ensuring high welfare livestock production across this extensive system, implementing organic conversion, health and safety improvements, machinery maintenance and supervising volunteers, work experience students and apprentices. National Diploa in Agriculture from Writtle College and BSc Hons Agriculture from University of Reading. Work Experience General Farm Worker (beef suckler herd and arable, 550 acres), Farm, Essex. 2014-present. • Day to day livestock husbandry including calving, disbudding and castration etc. • Arable operations, baling, power harrowing, loader work etc. • Other duties included fencing, machinery and building maintenance and repair Bar Supervisor. University of Reading. Term-times, 2013-2016. • Responsible for recruiting and training staff • Opening and closing with cashing in and out tills • Stock management Laboratory Technician (post-harvest grain quality testing). Essex . Harvests, 2010-2014. • Responsible for intake, quality control and testing • Trained new staff in laboratory procedures • Liaised with farmers regarding quality queries Farm Worker (Rare-breed pork and beef stockman). Farm, Wiltshire. Winter, 2012. Hospitality Worker. Nuclear Power Station, Essex. 2011. Mobile Seed Dressing Operative. Harlow Agricultural Merchants, Essex. Harvest, 2010. Maintenance Worker. Nursing Home, Essex. 2007-2011.
Start: 20/04/2021 Finish: Not Specified
South & South East