Ref No. Job Reference No. - 24262
ASSISTANT STOCK PERSON job - Wiltshire/Oxfordshire
Beef, Sheep, Pig
UK
SN6
South West
Description

Roves Farm near Swindon, Wilts/Oxfordshire border, is a 400 acre diversified, family run, all grassland farm integrated with a successful Farm Attraction, welcoming around 100,000 visitors per year. All our livestock is reared to supply our own in-house butchery and cafe.

* 55 Pedigree Sussex suckler herd

* 350 breeding ewes in 2 flocks lambing in January and March/April

* 12 Gloucester Old Spot sows and their progeny

The successful applicant:

* will be expected to assist the family partners and work closely with the existing staff team

* he/she will be responsible for the daily management of all livestock, including record keeping

* a good time keeper, quiet with stock, hard working and enthusiastic to develop new skills

* have a good basic knowledge of the day to day jobs on a farm, use their initiative when completing tasks and be enthusiastic

to take on more responsibilities

* Able to drive tractors/forklift/quad and appropriate machinery for a grassland farm and help with routine buildings/surroundings maintenance, woodland

operations

* you will be a key member of our member of our team and training will be provided where necessary

This is intended to be a minimum 2 year post where salary will depend on experience

Typically you will work 40- 45 hour week(9am-5pm Monday-Friday and one weekend morning, but during peak times overtime will be rquired, including night lambing.

There is potential for accommodation, if the successful applicant does not live locally.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 14/11/2021,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

Not Specified

Hours

40-45

>
Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Family House

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

Not Specified

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Tractor

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