Ref No. Job Reference No. - 23723
Assistant Herdsperson job - Shropshire
West Midlands

Do you want a new challenge working for a progressive dairy company with a great herd of cows?

Yareal UK has been established to invest in and develop a modern sustainable agricultural and property business. We are seeking to recruit an assistant herdsperson for one of our four dairy sites in north Shropshire. This is a 270-cow unit, and you will work closely with the Head Herdsperson and his team.

This is a hands-on role with key responsibilities including:

•Milking the high performing Pedigree Jersey herd;

•Herd nutrition, health & fertility.

The cows are milked through a 20:40 DeLaval parlour. The cows are grazed during the summer but are also buffer fed when required and winter cubicle housed.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of dairy husbandry and a proven track record in stockmanship. The role would suit a person looking for a step up the career ladder with an eagerness to learn and grow into a more responsible role. We value honesty, good communication and respectful behaviour to support the team and ensure smooth running of the farm.

In return we offer a competitive salary with pension and life assurance with training and good opportunity for career advancement within the wider business. A cottage is provided on-farm which is close to all local amenities, free from rent and council tax. It is an opportunity to be a key part in a successful and progressive business.

Job Length



Start: 10/08/2021,
Finish: Not Specified







Accommodation Type


Accommodation Price


Other Accommodation Information

There is a recently refurbished 2-bed cottage at the farm close to local towns and schools.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

6 miles

Smokers Accepted?


Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

This is a permanent role with the opportunity for career progression in a business with several dairy farms across Shropshire. Applicants must have a full UK driving licence and the right to work in the UK. Please send your CV for consideration.

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