An excellent opportunity to join a progressive dairy team based in Somerset along the M5 corridor. We milk approximately 450 holstein and 120 jersey cows twice a day through a new Boumatic 40:40 rapid exit parlour. We are a high yielding housed herd with exceptionally high milk solids and we sell our milk to Saputo to make Cathedral City Cheese. Our housing, milking, feeding and calf rearing facilities are all built in the last 5 years and are designed to make life comfortable for the cows and easy for the dairy team.
We are passionate about cows and are looking for someone to complement an existing team. The successful candidate will have excellent attention to detail, be a great team player and will also be someone who is eager to learn and progress.
The role will involve working as part of a senior team of three people. As well as some milking shifts working with a well-established milking team, the successful candidate will also be confident to undertake health and welfare management of the cows including foot trimming, routine vet interaction and herd fertility management and monitoring. Experience in all these areas is not essential, but a willingness to learn will be.
Staff welfare and safety are central to the business and we strive to promote a strong work and play balance. The shift pattern varies across a 3 week rota averaging 50 hours per week and we aim to balance the work periods with plenty of time away from the dairy. If accommodation is required we will work with the successful candidate to ensure that they are settled in the area and will reflect this in the remuneration package offered.
If you want to see more of our team and the farm, then check us out on Instagram @newleyfarm
If you think you have the necessary skills to develop a career on a progressive dairy farm, but maybe dont know it yet, then we would love to hear from you.
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Help given to find accommodation
The role does not involve accommodation on the farm. We will help to find rented accommodation close to the farm, and this will be reflected in the pay package that we will be able to offer you.
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