This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced stock person and general farm worker to join our team on a busy mixed farm in West Sussex. The role will include all aspects of animal husbandry and running the day to day livestock activity with the opportunity to be involved in arable work if desired.
The role can be full time or part time
Dairy calves are bought from 2 weeks of age and reared on an automatic feeder until weaning where they are then transitioned onto a TMR ration until finished.
Duties and responsibilities will include:
-General husbandry feeding, bedding and handling; daily cattle checks vaccination and worming etc., and tasks relating to young calves and beef cattle
-Tractor driving including but not limited to silage work, crop establishment, harvesting and manure spreading
-General machinery and farm maintenance duties would also be included.
Telehandler certificate required
TMR experience would be an advantage although training can be provided.
A full driving license is required.
A CV and recent references will be required.
Hours: 40 hours / week including every other weekend (or as agreed) would also consider a part-time position with hours to be discussed/agreed
Start: Immediate start available
Pay: Competitive salary and pension, dependent on experience and qualifications
Benefits: Regular time off; support to undertake further training such as chainsaw course, PA1 + 2
Accommodation: Could be available if required.
Finish: Not Specified
Help given to find accommodation
Accommodation can be provided near by or an increase in salary if you wish to rent/sort own accommodation
Full UK Driving Licence
We would like to hear from enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals who have previous experience of working with a beef grower and finishing cattle systems. You must have a good understanding and practical knowledge of all aspects of cattle care and management along with the drive and enthusiasm to continue the excellent level of herd welfare and general husbandry currently upheld on the farm. It is essential to be an honest and motivated individual and to be able to work well on your own as well as part of a team. You should have great attention to detail and a can do attitude. Job can start as soon as possible.