CV reference number: 65624
CV Headline

Experienced shepherd aged 31 looking for a new challenge in the Scotland.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNCA, City and Guilds
Other qualifications

Anca sheep management - Credit B+E car and trailer licence. Atv, safe use of sheep dip and telehandler certificates. Gcse grades B-E

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

Basic tractor driving including hay teddding, topping, grain and bale carting. Willing and eager to learn more tractor skills.

Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Full time shepherd for 12 years. Responsible for all health care of my flock, foot care, dosing, vaccinations lambing etc. Also heavily involved in the selection of tups to purchase.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age31
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems
Other Information

4 working dogs.

Marital status

Partner and 2 children 8&9years old 2 ponies and a miniature horse.

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

Born and raised on a sheep and beef farm, started working with sheep from an early age. Numerous lambing jobs and general sheep work. Anca sheep management course at Kirkley Hall, Northumberland. First full time job of 7years (April 2006 - May 2013) Alnwick. I was responsible for looking after 750 breeding ewes and replacements consisting of Blackface, Mule, Suffolk x, Texel x and pedigree blue head Leicesters lambing outdoors from April 1st. Assisting with herd of 50 sucklers and tractor work as required. Finishing all lambs at home selling liveweight and cattle sold as forward stores through Wooler mart. Current employment (may 2013-present) caring for 1400 llyen and pedigree texel ewes plus replacements lambing small flock of texel indoors from. 25th March and llyen ewes outdoors with assistance from 25th April. Assisting with herd of 200 sucklers and tractor work as required. All lambs finished on farm and sold deadweight through Farm stock calves sold as stores through Stirling and St Boswells marts. Experience of 4 indoor lambing 2 consisting of approximately 400 half bred ewes and 2 consisting of approximately 1800 mule ewes prior to attending college. Numerous days helping my father with a flock of 500 Blackface ewes starting from an early age.

Hobbies

Avid motorsports fan attending the occasional rally and races. Watching F1 and motogp on the TV. Also a rugby and football fan. I own my own off road motor bike I occasionally ride. Spend days out with the kids and my partner.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 05/11/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionScotland
Where would you like to work?Scotland
Back to CV list Add To Basket

4XtraHands provides professional agricultural recruitment services for farmers and jobseekers including the location of skilled, permanent, temporary and seasonal rural staff for farmers as well as finding suitable work for jobseekers with one of our many registered farmers throughout the UK. Designed by a farmer for farmers our recruitment website is a simple, quick and affordable solution for all your agricultural recruitment needs.