Location and Vacancy Type: Gloucestershire. Full-time, Permanent
We have a fantastic opportunity to join our friendly team, we are looking for an experienced enthusiastic farm hand to work on both the poultry farm and the expanding biomass and animal bedding enterprise.
A little about us:
We have a family run 300,000 bird broiler farm in Gloucestershire, which has been running for 25+ years. More recently we have started a biomass and animal bedding business. We are located Approx. 7 miles from Gloucester and Newent.
•Previous poultry farm work preferred but training will be given
•Full driving license essential
•Experience of some tractor and telehandler licence preferred
•Flexible Hours - some evening/night work, weekend work will be required
•3-month probationary period
•Ability to work within a team and to work independently
Responsibilities will typically include:
•Regular checking of the birds managing and monitoring ventilation, health and welfare, heating, feed, and water consumption. You will also be required to maintain accurate records.
•Tractor driving between sites and filling up biomass boilers.
•Using telehandlers to manoeuvre woodchip and stacking bales as part of the animal bedding enterprise.
•Assist with farm maintenance
•Maintaining good bio security on site
•Helping to set up the sheds ready for the new intake of chicks
•Evening checks of sheds and boilers
•Liaise with manager and report any issues.
•Competitive rates of pay for the right candidate
•Mentoring provided throughout your time as a farm worker to help you progress and develop your skills
•Working within a small friendly team
•Immediate start available
Finish: Not Specified
Full UK Driving Licence