CV reference number: 63947
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Enthusiastic Falkland Islander seeking career in Scottish Agricultural Industry.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

● Certificate in Biology, University of Portsmouth (2009-2010) ● Access to Higher Education Diploma, Highbury college (2007-2009) ● GCSE, Falkland Islands Community School (1993-1997) ● AAT Diploma in Accounting at SCQF Level 6 ● Manual Handling Certificate

Equipment experienceNot listed
Other equipment experience

Some tractor and fencing experience while working for Department of Agriculture in the Falkland Islands. I'm good with technology and pick up most things quickly.

Livestock experienceBeef, Pig, Sheep
Other livestock experience

Most of childhood helping my aunt & uncle's farm (8,000 sheep)in the Falkland Islands. 4 years general farm work/livestock handling(700 sheep & 100 cattle) in the Falkland Islands 9 months as Stud Manager at Pig Genetics stud (110 boars) in Perthshire 6 months as farm assistant on grass based dairy farm (750 cattle) in Dumfries

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexFemale
Age37
NationalityBritish (Falkland Islands)
First languageEnglish
Other languagesSpanish (Average)
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Height: 165cm Weight: 73kg

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information
Marital status

Husband (Merchant Seaman aged 43), three children (12, 14 & 16).

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

I spent my childhood helping out on Aunt & Uncle's sheep farm (8,000 sheep) in the Falklands. After leaving school I worked 4 years at the Falkland Islands Department of Agriculture. Here I assistaed with the setting up of the national beed herd and Stock flock, inluding livestock handling, fencing and tractor work. I also briefly assisted with the reindeer and goat diversification projects. Last year I worked as a Stud Manager on a 110 boar stud farm in Perthshire( Part-Time role). I am currently working as a Farm assistant on a 800 acre dairy farm, with 750 cows, (spring block calving) in Dumfries

Hobbies

Baking, hiking, motorsports & building.

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AvailabilityStart: 18/03/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionScotland
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