Ref No. Job Reference No. - 29815
Farm Worker job - Cumbria
Beef, Sheep, Pig, Poultry
UK
CA8
North West
Description

Our farm is a 1840 acre organic livestock farm situated a few miles north of Hadrian's Wall in North Cumbria.

The cattle and sheep are native breeds and are Pasture for Life certified (no grain). We follow regenerative farming methods and have a comprehensive Stewardship agreement with English Nature. For stock we have around 250 Belted Galloways cows and followers; 600 Blackface and Cheviot ewes; Tamworth pigs; Poultry - layers and table birds. A lot of what we rear goes through our on farm butchery for direct sales or through farmers' markets.

 

The job includes:


  • Livestock work - handling, vaccinating, sorting, feeding, shearing, working a sheepdog

  • Farm machinery - ATV, tractor work including silaging

  • Maintenance - fencing

 

The candidate:


  • Enthusiasm and attention to detail are important

  • Good English required along with references

  • Ideal skills - shearing, sheepdog handling, silaging

 

Further training available for the right candidate.

We are looking for someone long term, to work as part of a team of 3.

Work involves one weekend in three.

Accommodation available.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 5/08/2024,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

£1983 - 2058

Hours

40 basic and every third weekend

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Family House

Accommodation Price

£15 weekly plus a deposit

Other Accommodation Information

There is a 3 bedroom cottage available for non smokers. The cottage has a lovely garden and off the street parking.

A small weekly rent will apply.

Good local primary and secondary schools. We are 6-7 miles from nearest town.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

6-7 miles

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

We are looking for someone long term, to work as part of a team of 3. Work involves one weekend in three. Perks include meat from the farm, wood for heating.

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