CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 95831

Young Shepherd looking for work in Scotland or Northern England. Hard working, enthusiastic about livestock & career in farming. Has recently finished a 6month Contract on a 1300acre Hill Farm in the Scottish Borders. Have my own Sheepdog and Transport so can easily travel.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

City and Guilds

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

10 GCSEs at grade 5-8 (including Maths, English & Science).
Full UK Driving Licence.
Telehandler License
Mastering Medicines Course Certificate
ATV Rider Safety Course
Machine Shearing for Beginners Blue Seal

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Ploughing, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

Confident & experienced quad bike and motorbike rider. Full UK driving licence. Tractor driving experience. Some experience of telehandlers (Have gained my License), ploughing, muckspreading, disking, rolling, topping and harrowing (all part of the Houghall City & Guilds course). Some basic experience of grinding, welding.

Other livestock experience

Lots of experience of lambing and routine livestock husbandry tasks through Full Time work, college work placements, contract lambing, milking, contract fencing and previously managing own small flock of sheep.

I'm currently training my own Sheepdog (now 2years old).

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

I am able to provide work references, college references or a personal reference upon request. I have a 2year old sheepdog which I am training

Age

20

Marital status

No

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Kelso

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

I enjoy looking after my own sheep, training my Sheepdog, walking, reading, baking, gardening, swimming and holidays with my family. I am involved in our local church and enjoy volunteering in different ways to help our community.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

170cm tall. Strong, hard working 20 year old. I am used to working hard and able to cope with early starts and long days.

Relevant health problems

No

Farming background

November 2023-May 2024: Full Time Shepherd (Cheviots, Scotland)

August- October 2023: Contract Shepherd Work (Cheviots, Scotland)

July 2023: Agricultural Show (Harrogate)

Feb.-April 2023: Contract Stocksperson (County Durham)

September 2022-January 2023: Stocksperson (Northumberland)

March 2022 -April 2022: Contract Lambing (County Durham).

September 2020 -July 2022: Stocksfield, Northumberland, weekly work placement over two years working with Dairy herd, arboriculture and general farm maintenence (fencing, hedging, etc).

•June 2021-August 2021: Fencing (Whickham)

•August 2014-May 2021: Work experience (Newcastle Upon Tyne) - Lambing, worming, shearing, dipping, weaning & general farm maintenance .

Preferences
Availability

Start: 03/06/2024 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

Scotland

Type of job

Any

Where would you like to work?

I am based on the Scottish Borders and I am looking for work anywhere in Scotland or Northern England. But I am willing to work a bit further away if the job's right.

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