Our farming operation is a fully commercial enterprise whilst at the same time providing a learning resource demonstrating best practice in all that we do. We have a fully commercial Sheep and Suckler Beef enterprise and are looking to recruit a Shepherd/Stockperson. The Shepherd/Stockperson is required to deliver the highest level of commercial performance/welfare standards possible. We offer exceptional facilities, a great working environment and career development. The ideal candidate will need to: Be both qualified and experienced to carry out all tasks associated with the management of the college Flock/Suckler Herd. Be able to demonstrate and implement strong budget management. Have experience in managing a commercial flock/herd. Ensure the highest welfare standards are in place. Be well organised and have the drive and enthusiasm to work with students as part of their daily work. Have the interest and ability to ensure the Sheep/Suckler Herd enterprise performs to the highest level. Be a good communicator and have relevant current knowledge of farm recording systems and legislation. Be able to work independently as well as part of a team with a flexible approach to work. Hold a full clean driving license and associated industry qualifications specifically a trailer license. Have their own working dogs. We have excellent resources and a drive for continuous quality improvement so is actively seeking staff with the right values and attributes who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. We are looking to recruit professional and ambitious individuals to form an integral part of our growing team.
If you believe you have a significant contribution to make to our future and are looking for your next career opportunity, we would like to hear from you. As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, staff discounts, access to on-site gym. The position also has rental Closing date for applications: 8th December 2021 at 9.00 am. Interviews to be held on site : 16th December 2021
Finish: Not Specified
£24,596 - £27,769 per annum
Basic working hours are from 06.300hrs to 17.00hrs in a shift pattern of 12 days on and 2 off
£25 per month
We are based about 2 miles from Plumpton Village where there is a Primary School, Train Station and local amenities. We are also about 4 miles from Lewes, which is a town with a wide range of services, amenities and businesses.
Full UK Driving Licence