Ref No. Job Reference No. - 29703
Assistant Tractor Driver job - Berkshire
Arable, Beef, Poultry
UK
RG8
South & South East
Description

We are looking for someone to support the arable foreman with undertaking fertilising, cultivations, hedge cutting, grassland duties and other tasks associated with a 2,500 acre mixed farm in West Berkshire.

The arable operation consists of 1,500 acres of combinable crops including winter wheat, barley, oilseed rape, peas , beans and oats. we run a fleet of modern machinery including a new John Deere 6R250 and a new 6195M, CR8.90 combine and 2 x JCBs. experience of spraying would be advantageous but training will be provided to gain relevant qualifications in order to be a relief spray person.

The beef enterprise is focused on rearing 600 Angus cross calves from milk to finish each year. All beef is supplied into a premium market based upon rotational paddock grazing of herbel leys and out wintering system of grazing cover crops in situ. The business continues to expand and is in the process of building a greenfield site Approved Finisher Unit for TB purposes.

Turkeys are produced for the Christmas market only, processed on site and distributed nationwide to butcher shops.

This job would suit someone looking to widen their knowledge of farming, and who is enthusiastic, willing to learn and has a key interest in mixed farming and livestock. This job provides a great opportunity to join an existing team of 4 where you can gain knowledge, undertake training and be able to take responsibility.

The candidate:


  • Must be mechanically minded

  • High level of attention to detail on all tasks is essential

  • A positive, can do attitude and a willingness to learn are essential

  • Willing to work with livestock as required

Accommodation available.

Job Length

Could be permanent for the right candidate

Dates

Start: 1/07/2024,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

TBD

Hours

50

>
Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

House/Flat

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

Other Accommodation Information

Modern good quality mobile home available on site. A flat/house could be available for the right candidate.

Goods schools available in the locality.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

2 miles

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

Please provide references with your application.

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