CV reference number: 37239
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Self-employed man 53 years old looking for work with Sheep (livestock). Based in south Edinburgh and will travel for 1hour from home, then much  further might need accommodation. Can shear as well 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

Hill & Upland Farming & General Farming Part 1 & 2 At Scotec & Scovec Level. (Elmwood Block Release - 1981 to 1984) 

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

General Tractor & trailer driving ( hay/silage making) Quad experience.

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

I have over 25 yrs experience mostly with sheep but other livestock including 2 yrs on a pig farm training 1500 sow, then on going gilts to use automatic feeders.

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


Other Information

I was a shepherd/stockman who worked with vets for 13 years of my working life and this has put me in good stead for commercial farming.

Marital status


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

I have 34 years of working in agriculture 13 years of that working in research farms/institutes ie Hill Farming Research Organisation where I trained as an hill shepherd then The Moredun Research Institute where I resumed as a shepherd/stockman for a further 10 years then back to commercial farms. In the last 11 years I have been self-employed all above board with an accountant.


Power hill walking to stay fit and i like to socialise but I am a non drinker/smoker

AvailabilityStart: 17/06/2019, Finish: 01/01/2025
Type of jobTemporary
Preferred regionScotland
Where would you like to work?Edinburgh & Lothians
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