CV reference number: 60169
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Livestock Manager and Estate Assistant aged 28 looking for permanent work in Somerset

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

2008 – 2011 Harper Adams University College, Edgmond, Newport, Shropshire Foundation Science Degree (FdSc) Countryside Management 2007 – 2008 Hartpury College, Hartpury, Gloucester National Award in Sports Coaching - Merit 2005 – 2007 Bicton College, Budleigh Salterton, Devon National Diploma in Countryside Management 2000 - 2005 Kingsmead Community College, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset

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

Full UK Drivers Licence (B + E) NPTC Agricultural Tractor Driving (27/11/17) NPTC Telescopic Forklift (10/11/17) NPTC Sit Astride All Terrain Vehicle (27/10/17) NPTC Pesticides PA1 (24/03/16) and PA6 (30/03/16) NPTC Level 2 Certificate in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (QCF) (26/11/15) Lantra Award Brushcutters/Trimmers Maintenance & Operations (04/15) NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Brushwood Chipper Operations (24/07/2007) NPTC Level 1 Certificate of Competence in Safe Manual Handling (Operator) (30/03/07) Certificate in Practical Environmental Skills Level 2 (23/10/06) Foundation Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace (13/06/06) National Shearing Certificate from British Wool Marketing Board (06/06) NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence Chainsaw and Related Operations (23/11/05)

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

• A life times worth of experience and a genuine passion for working with both rare and commercial beef and dairy cattle, sheep, pig and poultry breeds. • Competent stockman with skills in calving/lambing, implementing breeding regimes, shearing, de-horning, upholding animal welfare, transportation among other things. • Trained and worked sheep dogs.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age28
NationalityEnglish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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Relevant health problems
Other Information
Marital status

I have a partner who also works in Somerset - we are looking to settle down in the area.

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

I was born and raised on my family's beef and sheep farm. I am currently a Livestock Manager on a organic, grade II listed parkland and woodland estate where I am responsible for a herd of pedigree Red Devons, Zwartbles sheep and Oxford Sandy & Black Pigs. Previously I worked as a Stockman for a rare and traditional breed beef, sheep, pig and poultry farm which predominantly supplied meat to London restaurants. I have a passion for poultry and have spent many years breeding birds for the table and for showing. I have worked in shearing sheds and on dairy and beef units whilst in New Zealand.

Hobbies

Field sports. Poultry breeding. Travelling.

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AvailabilityStart: 17/02/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Somerset
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