Ref No. Job Reference No. - 29754
Entry-Level Pig Stockperson job - East Yorkshire
North East

Entry-Level Pig Stockperson for a farm in East Yorkshire (YO43)

The role offers a unique opportunity to work on a 400-sow farrow-to-finish pig unit (prodigy to bacon) on a three-weekly batch farrowing system. This two-stage system involves weaners on straw and finishers on slats, with sows in straw yards and the farrowing house on slats. The unit, renovated in the last ten years, operates a wet feed system throughout, except for the weaners.

The chosen applicant will work alongside existing staff with the day-to-day pig husbandry work, including moving pigs, vaccinating piglets ready for weaning, and making sure the pigs are fed and watered.


Person specifications:

  • Enthusiasm for pig farming

  • Team player abilities

  • Some livestock experience or an agricultural background

  • High welfare

  • Keenness to get stuck in and learn pig husbandry

  • Good work ethic

  • Full, clean driving licence


Hours: 8 hours per day, 7 hours on a Friday. Most days start at 7 am and 6 am on Wednesday for loading bacon. The weekends are on three weekly rotations.

Salary guide: £12 per hour (plus up to £16 p/h overtime) DOE

Holidays: 20 days per year plus bank holidays

Note to applicants: Tying this role with a college apprenticeship with Bishop Burton College is also possible


For further details, please apply.

At this time, we can only accept applications from UK or EU nationals with the right to work in the UK.

Job can start as soon as possible.

Job Length



Start: 12/07/2024,
Finish: Not Specified


£12 per hour (plus up to £16 p/h overtime) DOE


Full time



Accommodation Price

Not Specified

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Distance from shops and amenities

Not Specified

Smokers Accepted?


Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

Job can start as soon as possible.

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