Ref No. Job Reference No. - 22117
Senior Herdsperson Job - Wiltshire
Dairy
UK
SP5
South West
Description

Contract is for Permanent Hours

We are afamily Partnership, located in the Wiltshire countryside close to the amenities of Salisbury. The farm is progressive and is a highly invested farm business committed to the future of dairy farming. We are a business that believes in a team approach. We retain 2-3% of our milk on farm to sell through our two milk vending machines.

We milk 800 crossbred cows through a 70-point Milfos rotary twice a day, operating two tight calving blocks, in the autumn and spring.

Were looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Senior Herdsperson to lead and develop our dairy team of four people, as well as working closely on a daily basis with the owners of the business allowing involvement in our future strategy.

You will be working directly with the herd and involved in all aspects of the day to day running of the dairy, including maintaining herd health and welfare standards and computerised record keeping.

We operate a grazing-based system and you will be responsible in the making of day to day grazing management decisions. Our long grazing season is achieved from good infrastructure and effective grassland management.

An excellent package, training when required and an attractive centrally heated 3-bedroom house with a large garden (within 0.5 miles of the dairy), located in the rural village of Nunton. There is a thriving local community with great local schools, good transport links, and a few friendly pubs.

Job can start in the new year for the right candidate.

For more information or to apply please contact us with a CV and covering letter.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 2/01/2021,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

TBD

Hours

60

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Family House

Accommodation Price

£25/ month plus council tax

Other Accommodation Information

An attractive centrally heated 3-bedroom house with a large garden, located in the rural village of Nunton. There is a thriving local community with great local schools, good transport links and a few friendly pubs.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

2 miles from salisbury

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

The successful applicant will have a high attention to detail, good computer skills and the ability to manage people.

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