CV reference number: 60109
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Hi I’m Grace, 27 and from Norfolk. I have recently given up my managerial role in retail to pursue my dream job of shepherding. I grew up as the daughter of a shepherd. Unfortunately I followed a different path after school but now am desperate to get back into it. Very eager to learn, not shy of hard work. Have basic experience of lambing and sheep handling. Secretary of East Anglian Sheepdog Society - organising and running sheepdog trials all over East Anglia. I am currently employed at Snettisham Park helping with lambing, organising farm activities with the public and general animal husbandry. 

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Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

4 A-Levels (Maths, Biology, History, German) 11 GCSEs - All Grade A* to B

Equipment experienceNot listed
Other equipment experience

Driven quad bike. Full, clean driving license (automatic) and have my own van.

Livestock experienceBeef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Assisting at Snettisham Park Farm during lambing - bedding up pens, feeding lambs, aftercare of lambs and ewes. Animal husbandry - goats, sheep, deer, pigs, cows, alpacas.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
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Where are you currently living?Norfolk
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Grew up as daughter of a shepherd to so have some natural sheep sense. Also active member of East Anglian Sheepdog Society so involved in sheep that way too. Jan 2018-Present: Assisting at Snettisham Park Farm during lambing - bedding up pens, feeding lambs, aftercare of lambs and ewes. Also general animal husbandry (feeding, water, bedding) for sheep, pigs, calves, deer, alpacas, chickens.


Secretary of the East Anglian Sheepdog Society. Love food (cooking and eating!) baking is my speciality. Passion for animals. Love taking photos.

AvailabilityStart: 01/01/2020, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
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