Ref No. Job Reference No. - 25961
Block Manager job - Scottish Borders
Beef, Sheep
UK
EH45
Scotland
Description

West of Peebles, Scottish Borders:

An exciting opportunity for an individual or couple to lead the continuing transition of this [500]Ha upland farm, into a low input, grass-based operation running 1,500 predominantly LLeyn and Romney Ewes with a growing herd of 70 mainly Angus suckler cows. Considerable and ongoing investment in stock improvement and farm infrastructure already underway.

Working as part of a 4 person team, but with primary responsibility for the success of this unit.

3 / 4 Bed on-farm accommodation provided.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 1/08/2022,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

to be discussed

Hours

55

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Family House

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

Other Accommodation Information

Tidy, warm, 3-bedroom home. The property is well located 2 miles from Peebles which has all the local amenities needed with good schools and 45 mins to Edinburgh

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

Not Specified

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

This progressive role will allow you to collaborate with the Farm Manager and provide input and assistance, to ensure the overall plan of farming operations are carried out efficiently. To succeed in this role, you will be a positive, organised, and self-motivated individual, who will: •Be an experienced stock person, with an excellent eye for stock health with a variety of stock classes, along with pasture management. •Ability to maintain accurate stock records and tallies •Have an understanding of regenerative farming or willingness to learn . •Good team of dogs capable of undertaking role duties •Great farming skills such as electric fencing, water reticulation. •Current, full drivers licence. •Excellent communication skills within the team, with the ability to work autonomously and show initiative.

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