CV reference number: 24122
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Bryony Rose.. Polite, well-mannered, non smoking 26 year old British country girl, who has a passion for agriculture and supporting British produce. Currently working in dairy farming long-term and am keen to progress further in my career. I am based near Winchester in Hampshire, with my partner Alex who has his own agricultural contracting business. I would like to stay in Hampshire, and am looking for a job role with accommodation.

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

⦁ Tractor driven front end loader training qualification (LANTRA Award) Jan 2017 ⦁ Farming Management Diploma - Stonebridge College [Online] - completed Mar '16 ⦁ Autism Awareness Diploma - Stonebridge College [Online] - completed April 2016 ⦁ Food Hygiene & Food Safety Handling Level 2 course - completed February 2016 ⦁ Level 3 Diploma in Canine Nutrition - CoE Centre of Excellence Learning Online - completed Jan 2016 ⦁ CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) (QCF)- Stonebridge College [Online Studying] Jan 2016 - PRESENT ⦁ Level 3 Diploma in Agriculture - Writtle College - September 2011-June 2012 OVERALL GRADE; DISTINCTION* ⦁ Sheep Husbandry & Lambing Course - Writtle College - March-June 2012 OVERALL GRADE; DISTINCTION ⦁ Level 2 BTEC in Dog Grooming, Writtle College, September 2008-February 2009 ⦁ Level 2 Animal Management, Writtle College, September 2007-June 2008 ⦁ The King John School, Benfleet, Essex - September 2002- May 2007 GSCE English Literature & Language; BB, Maths; DD, Art & Design; C

Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, PA2, PA1, Tractor
Other equipment experience

In my current role I use a JD tractor as well as a Ford scraper tractor on a daily basis, for yard work, bedding up, feeding out from silage clamps and various trailer work. I am comfortable with using various front loaded and rear trailed implements.

Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Pig, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

[Cattle] - Milking twice daily solely of the 250 head x-bred herd, including mastitis detection and prevention, lots of calving experience from Autumn block calving cows. General daily health care, vaccinations, worming, assisting with routine and non-routine vet visits, foot trimming (although I would like to gain more experience in foot trimming and am looking into completing a Dutch Method Foot trimming Course) [Pig & sheep] - pig AI, foot trimming, grass management, general management (ie) tagging, disbudding, de-horning, crutching, dagging, assisting with births, halter training, vaccinating (lots of experience in lambing as I used to take the night shifts as a student at Writtle College during lambing season at the college farm)

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems

Slight heart issues from operations to heart when I was a child. Under control and does not affect me physically apart from some heart pain occasionally.

Other Information

I am a well presented, well mannered, well spoken and polite individual. I pride myself on my excellent communication skills; I have often been complimented on these within my past employment roles. I have a full, clean UK driving license and own my own car. I work well as part of a team or by myself; I am able to lead others or settle into a role as a team member too. I will not shy away from any task, and I relish a challenge and being made to use my own initiative within problem-solving situations. I always aim to complete all tasks to the best of my abilities, and I am capable of being left to work alone and use my own initiative. I do not require constant reassurance from others, but am also more than happy to ask for help if need be, if I am unsure and do not want to make a mistake. I will always prioritise my work and am flexible and willing to work unsociable hours if I am required to do so. I feel that I have a calm and professional manner, which is essential to the workplace and can be applied to all different roles within different industries. I have a slight competitive edge to my personality, due to competing in Tokon Do Karate competitions, and training and competing with my dogs in dog agility competitions and field trials. I am computer literate, and am confident and experienced with using different computer programmes and entering data and information. Out of work I enjoy baking & cooking; hosting dinner parties for family and friends, and swimming and other forms of keeping fit such as Zumba classes and jogging. I am passionate about Agriculture and British farming; having a keen interest in keeping livestock and British and local food produce. I hold a Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate; which is a useful qualification for most roles, and a tractor driven front end loader course ticket. I hold PA1 and PA6 sprayer course certificates, and have attended grassland management courses, as well as various DairyPro meetings to further my knowledge on cattle.

Marital status

I have a partner, who is self employed in agriculture and we would be looking for a job with accommodation for the both of us and our three dogs (a labrador and two terriers). These are indoor dogs, the labrador is a working dog and they are well behaved. Ideally accommodation would not be a mobile home but a house or cottage if possible. We would be happy to pay all bills. In my current accommodation (3 bed cottage) we pay a small amount of token rent.

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

⦁ ASSISTANT HERDSPERSON, Hampshire - October 2016 - PRESENT My role at this farm is to assist the herdsman in his daily duties and care of the 250- head x-bred milking herd and followers. This includes twice daily milking, dry cow checks, feeding by hand as well feeding out by tractor, general tractor work, scraping out the yards, silage clamp maintenance, yard maintenance including electric fencing. During the Autumn, night checks and calving, calf care including moving, tagging, vaccinating, and cow care including foot trimming, vaccinations, etc. Assisting with AI by recognising and separating bulling cattle. Recognising and being able to treat symptoms of milk fever, grass staggers, difficult calving and assisting with calving where necessary. Grassland management such as strip grazing. This role is long hours (4.30am - 7pm daily, with 2 days off in 14) which I am more than happy with working. I am also responsible for herd foot health & foot trimming, and am responsible for heifer rearing on the farm and medical care. ⦁ Dog Groomer, Happy Dog Days Dog Grooming Parlour, Stowmarket, Suffolk - September 2016 (Temp role) This was a temporary postition as a dog groomer in which I worked in the parlour grooming, clipping and styling dogs of different breeds and sizes, to breed standards or to customer requirements. I am a Petlog qualified microchipper and this role also required me to microchip dogs if customers required it. There was a shop at the front of the parlour and my role involved taking money & payments, serving customers, taking bookings both in the shop and over the phone, as well as working with and caring for the dogs including bathing, anal glands, nail clipping, ear cleaning, de-matting, brushing, trimming, clipping, scissoring and styling. ⦁ Early Years Educator / Nursery Assistant, Busy Bees Nursery & Pre School, Stowmarket, Suffolk - November 2015 - August 2016 This role started out involving me working with all ages from 12 weeks - 4 years (Preschool) supporting all of the needs of the children across the different rooms. I then became a base room member of the Rising 3's room as a key person, attending to the daily care and learning needs of my key children, aged 2-3. ⦁ Telesales Rep, Faithfull Floorcoverings, Hadleigh, Suffolk - August 2015 - Oct 2015 This role was a telephone-based position, taking orders from customers within the flooring trade who order products from Faithfulls. This required me to have an excellent telephone manner, and I am often complimented on how professionally I deal with complicated situations and my confident and friendly attitude. ⦁ Laboratory Technician, , Stowmarket - December 2014 - August '15 My role here as a Laboratory Technician involved weighing and spraying and colour matching paint formulas to customers' requirements. ⦁ General farm worker/milker, Creeting St Mary - August 2014 - Nov 2014) My part time employment here included milking the 35 cow (approx.) milking herd, general farm management tasks, for example mucking out, feeding, moving and health checking stock, general farm maintenance, tractor work, castrating, de-horning, disbudding, ear tagging, and also working with the small number of pigs, poultry, sheep & goats. This farm welcomes visitors to look around regularly, so this role required me to have excellent people skills and a vast knowledge of the role and the farm. There is also a farm shop which the produce is sold from, which required me to work with members of the public also. ⦁ Warehouse technician, Muntons PLC, Stowmarket - November 2012 - May 2013 This role required me to demonstrate strong team member skills and an ability to follow instructions and complete my work to a high standard. This was a production role, in which I had to be very accurate and pay close attention to my work. ⦁ General farm hand & milker, Barlavington Dairy Farm, West Sussex - Oct-Nov 2012 This was a temporary role but one which I enjoyed very much, with my responsibilities including milking the 250-head herd of Friesians twice daily, and spending the rest of the working day carrying out general farm duties, moving and handling stock, feeding calves and general husbandry such as ear tagging, vaccinations, feeding & watering and cleaning out. ⦁ General farm hand, head pigman assistant, and planner for Special Needs childrens' activities, Sturgeons Farm, Writtle College - 2011-2012 In this role, as well as working full time as a general farm hand, I was also required to work with a small group of special needs children and their carers, who would visit once weekly. I worked closely with the group, planning activities and helping them. I thoroughly enjoyed these tasks, as I pride myself on my social skills and am often complimented on my approachable, friendly, open & confident manner. ⦁ Receptionist and dog groomer, Cockerpoodledoos Dog Grooming Parlour, Thundersley - 2009-2011 As well as being a dog groomer, I was also the sole receptionist at this busy, thriving dog grooming parlour. It was my role to take calls, make calls, take bookings and make appointments, as well as discuss customers' requirements. I was responsible for handling the money and payments, both cash & card. This role suited me very well because I was able to develop my social skills. I also gained experience in problem- solving and diffusing situations where perhaps customers were unhappy. I was complimented many times on my excellent customer service skills. I completed my Level 2 Dog Grooming qualification and was also a bather and groomer. ⦁ General farm hand, head pigman assistant, and planner for Special Needs childrens' activities, Sturgeons Farm, Writtle College - 2008-2009 ⦁ General kennel hand & dog walker, Acres Way Kennels, Benfleet - 2008-2009


Baking and cooking, gundog training, beating, game shooting, clay shooting, horse riding & hunting, socialising, Young Farmers, making cider, sloe gin etc. Out of work I also enjoy hosting dinner parties for family and friends, and swimming and other forms of keeping fit such as dance

AvailabilityStart: 11/02/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Hampshire
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