CV reference number: 55678
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General dedicated farm worker aged 26

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

Nvq level 2 and 3 in mixed farming. Level 2 and 3 in carpentry and joinery.

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

I use tractors up to 410hp. I use a John Deere 7250 for operations such as drilling with a 6 meter pottenger drill, fertiliser spreading with a 3.6 ton Amazon variable width spreader, connected to an N-sensor, the oilseed rape is drilled with a 6 meter cousins drill.. I do a lot of hedge cutting with a John Deere 6830, the tractor maintenance is done by myself, and equipment maintenance. I was using a Joskin 14000 slurry spreader on the 6830, during harvest I use a John Deere 1188 combine. I can use any type of mower, Tedder or rake. I have used a forage wagon for several years. I am also experienced in using an amazon mounted sprayer .

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

We had 1000 beef animal which it was my day to day job to look after, they were all housed all year around. I also milk on our other farm occasionally, milking 160. I had my own flock of sheep 2 years ago but due to being committed to work I sold them. I'm willing to work with all animals, I'm patient with them, don't use force unless it's essential. I enjoy working with cattle in all weathers. At my current farm we have 33 pigs, 77 sheep and 400 chickens.

Type of farming wantedMixed Farming
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age26
NationalityEnglish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6" tall weighing about 80kg

Relevant health problems

No know health problems

Other Information

I throughly enjoy working and will always work to the best of my ability, I try to go above and beyond. There is no task to big, I can work well as part of a team or by myself using my own initiative to solve problems, save money and save time. I will always go one step beyond to make everything run smoothly.

Marital status

Partner, 1 child not living with me only alternate weekends

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

I worked for a joinery company straight from school. I then worked at a local farm for 7 years contracting 4500 acres, where I also did my apprenticeship. I left in December 2018 to relocate to a smaller farm of 438 acres which initially did not have any livestock, though with my help there are now 2 sows, 1 boar, 77 sheep and 400 chickens. In the absence of the farm manager, I was second in charge and used my knowledge and experience to manage the farm.

Hobbies

Keen wood worker, I enjoy shooting and walking

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 30/03/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Small or large farm
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