CV reference number: 23458
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Experienced shepherd/stockman, 25 years old. Can carry out a wide range of tasks. Looking for a responsible long term position within the Scottish Borders/Midlothian area.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1,2, NVQ Level 1,2,3
Other qualifications

Levels 1, 2 and 3 qualification on Agriculture. These were gained at Borders College. I hold my blue seal shearing certificate. I have a forklift ticket and I also hold a chainsaw ticket.

Equipment experienceTractor, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing, Ploughing
Other equipment experience

Worked on a large arable farm at harvest time, so carried out all related tasks. Have also used a tractor for rolling fields, cultivating, rotavating, carting silage and topping etc. Mostly use a tractor now for stock tasks such as filling ring feeders and trailers.

Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

I am currently working on a hill farm in the Scottish Borders, I am a full time shepherd/stockman so have a wide range of experience in sheep husbandry tasks such as drawing lambs, foot trimming and care, dosing, jagging, lambing etc. I also help out with 200 head of cattle as and when required and carry out some tractor work at busy times of year. I used to be self employed so worked on a wide range of farms such as arable and poultry as well as beef and sheep farms.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
First languageScottish
Other languages
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Height 5"9, 10 and a half stone

Relevant health problems


Other Information

I also hold my Blue seal sheep shearing certificate, forklift ticket and chainsaw ticket. I can also provide other references if required.

Marital status

I have a long term partner and we have no children at the moment

Where are you currently living?Selkirkshire
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

I am 25 years old. I have been working on farms now for about 7 years. I hold my Level 1, 2 and 3 qualification in Agriculture. I have good stockmanship skills and always maintain high welfare standards when working with livestock. I am keen, enthusiastic and self motivated. I have a good sense of humour and enjoy working as part of a team as well as on my own. I also hold my car plus trailer licence.


I enjoy watching rugby, stock judging and mountain biking. I am also interested in sheepdog trialling.

AvailabilityStart: 31/07/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionScotland
Where would you like to work?Scottish Borders
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