CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 86637

Student looking for Harvest work between second year at university and a placement year.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

Currently studying BSc Agriculture at the University of Reading. In second year.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

1. Seasonal Farm Worker,  Blandford, Dorset

(July - September 2019, July September 2020)

•Gained experience in combining, haulage and cultivations, telehandler work and machinery maintenance.

•Interpersonal skills were improved, and communication was key, responsibilities were also increased in the second year.

•Working long hours over 10 weeks, in a harvest team of 9 workers.

2. Blandford, Dorset (Home Farm)

(July December 2018))

•Six-month stint working to earn and save money for six-month period of overseas travel.

•Over the summer I was working in the harvest team, again working long hours to bring the corn in.

•Over this period, I was tasked with various jobs such as rolling, raking and mowing. I also learnt how to service machinery, changing oil and fuel filters, keeping them well maintained

Other livestock experience

1. Lambing,  Millhouse Green, Sheffield

(April 2020)

•I was part of the lambing team for three weeks, working with around 5000 ewes, 1000 indoors and the rest outside.

•Responsibilities consisted of lambing, feeding, administering antibiotics where needed, foot trimming and turning out of healthy lambs and ewes after marking and ringing.

•Working 12-hour shifts in a team of 7 workers constantly checking around the pens for any animals that may need assistance.

•Working in a large team meant efficient communication was essential to ensure continued welfare of the stock.

2. Blandford, Dorset (Home Farm)

(July December 2018))

•Six-month stint working to earn and save money for six-month period of overseas travel.

•Over the summer I was working in the harvest team, again working long hours to bring the corn in.

•Over this period, I was tasked with various jobs such as rolling, raking and mowing. I also learnt how to service machinery, changing oil and fuel filters, keeping them well maintained.

•Daily checks of the 200 sheep and 50 head beef herd was also my daily job and bedding down and feeding in the winter months.

3. Lambing,  Vernham Dean, Andover

(2014 - 2016)

•Two weeks each year working as a lambing student during the intensive lambing season.

•Gained experience over the years in difficult lambing, checking for signs of disease and feeding those that needed it.

•Responsibility increased and began to cover evening/night shifts, covering all essential duties alone in the shed.

•This taught me to be patient and have a calm attitude in situations that could potentially be quite stressful.

Personal information
Sex

Female

Other Information

-

Age

20

Marital status

Not married

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Dorset

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Studying at university

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

-

Relevant health problems

-

Farming background

1. Seasonal Farm Worker,Blandford, Dorset

(July - September 2019, July September 2020)

•Gained experience in combining, haulage and cultivations, telehandler work and machinery maintenance.

•Interpersonal skills were improved, and communication was key, responsibilities were also increased in the second year.

•Working long hours over 10 weeks, in a harvest team of 9 workers.

2. Lambing Millhouse Green, Sheffield

(April 2020)

•I was part of the lambing team for three weeks, working with around 5000 ewes, 1000 indoors and the rest outside.

•Responsibilities consisted of lambing, feeding, administering antibiotics where needed, foot trimming and turning out of healthy lambs and ewes after marking and ringing.

•Working 12-hour shifts in a team of 7 workers constantly checking around the pens for any animals that may need assistance.

•Working in a large team meant efficient communication was essential to ensure continued welfare of the stock.

3. Blandford, Dorset

(July December 2018))

•Six-month stint working to earn and save money for six-month period of overseas travel.

•Over the summer I was working in the harvest team, again working long hours to bring the corn in.

•Over this period, I was tasked with various jobs such as rolling, raking and mowing. I also learnt how to service machinery, changing oil and fuel filters, keeping them well maintained.

•Daily checks of the 200 sheep and 50 head beef herd was also my daily job and bedding down and feeding in the winter months.

4. Lambing, Vernham Dean, Andover

(2014 - 2016)

•Two weeks each year working as a lambing student during the intensive lambing season.

•Gained experience over the years in difficult lambing, checking for signs of disease and feeding those that needed it.

•Responsibility increased and began to cover evening/night shifts, covering all essential duties alone in the shed.

•This taught me to be patient and have a calm attitude in situations that could potentially be quite stressful.

5. Promoter, Northallerton

(2017)

•Worked at a few food festivals promoting and advertising the brand and selling soup to consumers, answering any questions they had about the brand.

•I attained good experience in communicating with and selling to the public, within the food industry.

•This taught me how to work in high pressure situations and satisfy the consumers needs, with large amounts of people requiring attention in short periods of time.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 04/07/2021 Finish: 17/09/2021

Preferred region

-

Type of job

College Placement

Where would you like to work?

I am happy to travel if the right job comes up and accommodation is provided.

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