Young shepherd looking for work in North of England (Northumberland, Durham, Lakes, North Yorkshire). Hard working, enthusiastic about livestock & career in farming. Finishing Agriculture College June 2022, keen to continue to learn.
City and Guilds
10 GCSEs at grade 5-8 (including Maths, English & Science).
Full UK Driving Licence.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Ploughing, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Confident & experienced quad bike and motorbike rider. Full UK driving licence. Tractor driving experience. Some experience of telehandlers, ploughing, muckspreading, disking, topping and harrowing (all part of the Houghall City & Guilds course). Some basic experience of grinding, welding.
Lots of experience of lambing and routine livestock husbandry tasks through college work placements, independently organised volunteer work and work experience, contract lambing, contract fencing and managing own small flock of sheep.
I am able to provide work references, college references or a personal reference.
Tyne & Wear
I enjoy looking after my own sheep, 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.
170cm tall. Strong, hard working 18 year old. I am used to working hard and able to cope with early starts and long days.
•March 2022 - Present: Contract Lambing (Farm, Witton Gilbert, County Durham).
•September 2020 - Present: Farm, 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 (Farm, Whickham)
•August 2014 May 2021: Volunteer work experience (Farm, Milbourne, Ponteland, Newcastle Upon Tyne) lambing, worming, shearing, dipping, weaning & general farm maintenence .
Start: 04/06/2022 Finish: Not Specified
I am based on the edge of County Durham but would like to find work anywhere Durham, Northumberland, the Lake District (Cumbria) or North Yorkshire.