Ref No. Job Reference No. - 25586
Assistant Herdsperson/General Farm Worker required for job - Warwickshire
West Midlands

Assistant Herdsperson/General Farm Worker. A conscientious individual with a real passion for cows required to become part of a forward thinking team on our family run dairy farm based near Shipston-on-Stour.Regular time off each week. We have 260 high yielding Holstein Friesians averaging 8700l. The farm was built 16 years ago on a greenfield site and has excellent facilities including new housing with automatic scrappers and a fully computerised, auto ID, Dairy Master 14/28 Swiftflo parlour with auto drafting and backing gate. The herd is Autumn calving and housed in the winter (TMR fed) and grazed in the summer(April-October). Selling milk via a ARLA 360 Morrisions grazing contract, so attention to detail is essential.

All replacements reared on farm. All AI is done in house using Genus accredited bulls and utilising Dairy Master Moo Monitor plus heat detection system.

Recently installed 100 extra cubicles and newly constructed building.

The position would suit a person, who is self-motivated and enthusiastic, has a knowledge of Dairy cows and looking to progress their career on to the next level. Main duties will be being involved in all areas of a expanding farm enterprise from all tractor duties from TMR feeding, grass field work, sawdust dispensing and scraping up with bobcat, milking, calving, vet and med duites liaising with vet when required and tractor and telehandler duties. Candidates ideally require Telescopic handler certificate, but not essential as training can be provided in key areas to increase skill set.

Accommodation is brand new 2 bed flat located on farm.

Job can start as soon as possible.

Job Length



Start: 1/06/2022,
Finish: Not Specified


Relevant to experience


50 Hours week1- 65 hours week2 average Per Week over 2 weeks Alternate Weekends plus day off mid week once a fortnight



Accommodation Type


Accommodation Price

Not Specified

Other Accommodation Information

Brand new 2 bedroom flat located on farm.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

4 miles

Smokers Accepted?


Driving Licence Required?


Other Information

Accommodation located on farm. Shops, Schools and general amenities. Local town 4 miles away. Job can start as soon as possible.

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