CV reference number: 35204
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Hard working, reliable Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture Distinction graduate with over 4 years post college farming experience. I am currently seeking a lambing contract from April until May. Will consider shorter contracts, can be available at short notice close to this period within reason. I am a competent and experienced lamber and have completed both day and night lambing contracts in previous years. See CV for full experience and contactable references. Will travel for the right job.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

City and Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture (Distinction). City and Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the Transport of Animals by Road (short journeys) for Cattle and Sheep. Certificate of Training (Operating Skills Test, approved by RTITB) and an RTITB operator license for telehandler (expired Dec 2016). Reaseheath College Certificate for the successful completion of Training in the Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines Course. Reaseheath College Certificate for the successful completion of Training for Sheep Dipping.

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

Scraping, round bale feeding, feeding with loader (silage/barley etc), ploughing, mounting and un-mounting machinery, tractor and front end loader, driving, rolling, topping, grubbing, fertiliser spreading, leading in. Limited experience of slurry spreading, muck spreading and mowing. See CV for additional info.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry
Other livestock experience

During my industry year I worked as a general farm worker on a Beef and Sheep farm, and assisted with some calving’s (both indoor and outdoor) and calf and cattle husbandry tasks such as feeding, injecting, bedding, routine check and calving etc. During all placements/jobs I would record farm information such as medication details, tag numbers and key dates where relevant, such as TB testing, which were and still are regularly praised for their accuracy and thoroughness. I have been back to said industry year placement for 2 lambing seasons since. I have extensive calving and lambing experience and have seen various set ups. I have calf rearing experience, taking sole responsibility for the calf rearing on a dairy contract near St Ives, rearing beef calves at various set ups and taking sole responsibility of a contract calf rearing unit short term. See CV for full list of stock experience.

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


Other Information

2 references are provided below, more can be found at the bottom of attached CV. I am looking for work preferably within the West Midlands or Wales/Welsh border but would travel for the right job.

Marital status


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

Non Farming Background, extremely passionate about joining the industry. 4 years post college farming experience. Studied at Reaseheath College in 2012/15. I have practical expereince of cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry and arable. I have completed a range of fixed term contracts which has given me insight into many different farming systems. These contracts have been within dairy, beef and sheep, sheep and arable sectors.


Pony trekking, rambling and keeping fit.

AvailabilityStart: 11/04/2019, Finish: 01/05/2019
Type of jobTemporary
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?See CV Headline
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