Ref No. Job Reference No. - 23250
Front line Operator job - Wiltshire/Berkshire border
Arable, Beef
UK
SN8
South West
Description

This position is for first rate operator based on 2 farms crossing the Wiltshire/Berkshire border. We farm 1000 hectares of arable land on a range of soil types from greensand to pure sand, cropping wheat, winter and spring barley, winter and spring beans and OSR. All operations are done in house so you will be involved in all aspects of the crops production from establishment , crop growth through to harvest and outloading . Being able to work well on your own and as part of a team is important and be able to foresee problems and have an inquisitive mind for problem solving would be very advantageous. On land not in the arable system we run a suckler herd of pedigree cattle on ELS grassland finishing all progeny to local markets. The company runs a well recognized ELS scheme being a major influence and example of reducing nitrate and phosphate leaching as well as hosting 2 County wildlife sites and SSSIs.

Workshop skills are important as we are hands on do have good facilities to do alot of work in house with a 'can do' attitude. We have a two way approach to production and comments, ideas and thoughts are openly discussed so you can have a positive input into the business. You will need PA1 &2 and forklift certificate, as a basic requirement. If you have stock experience then please tell us, or if you have a passion for one operation, tell us, only you can sell you, so lets hear all about you .

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 5/07/2021,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

not to disappoint

Hours

39 plus overtime

Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Family House

Accommodation Price

£5/week

Other Accommodation Information

A 3 bed detached house within a few minutes walk of the yard.
Water is free but you will be responsible for all domestic bills.
We provide work wear, you will be offered a pension.
Very active local towns and good schools

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

1 mile from the village, 3 miles from the local shops and 6 miles from nearest town with all the amenities and a major secondary school, and sports centre.

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

LVG C+E

LVGC

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

We are seeking a long term member of our team who can fit in to the company as well as your family fitting into the area, and is keen to develop and adapt as the UK farming systems change now we left Europe, An eye for detail, and a sense of pride is essential in all your work along with the ability to think outside of the box and manage your time to the best effect. Everyone is individual and we will recognize your strengths and help develop your areas of lesser strength, whilst ensuring that there is a good work/life balance to be enjoyed.

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