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Shepherd

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Transport of Animals- Short Journeys- 202: Cattle & Sheep. 206: Horses Safe use of veterinary medicines- NPTC Level 2 ATV- Lantra: Sit aside British Wool Marketing Board- National shearing certificate, Blue Seal Chainsaw- NPTC: CS30 & 31, Chainsaw maintenance and Cross Cutting & Fell Small Trees CS 38 & 39, Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue & Use Chainsaw from Rope and Harness Pesticide- NPTC: PA1 & PA6 Hand held Applicator PA2 A Boom Sprayer PA2 F Wick Type Applicator Forest Machine ops- NPTC: 208: Tracked slewing >2.5 tonne (Excavator). Wheeled ridged >2.5 tonne (Tractor) Wood Chipper- NPTC: Safe use of manually fed wood chipper Brushcutter- Lantra: Maintenance & Operation Livestock Checkers course- Lantra First Aid- Emergency first aid at work including forestry module covering major cuts and traumas. Power Boat- RYA Level 2 Power Boat Handling. Cat and Genny- Locating and Avoiding Underground Services. Hazardous Tree Assessment- Kevin Moor, Tree Fellas 1 Day course The Open University- Environmental Management and Technology (BSc), 2012 – 2020 (Ongoing) A Level- Design (C) English (C) Physics (D) GCSE- 9 at Grade A – C including: English, Maths and Science Current clean driving licence including B + E towing trailers up to 3.5 tonne.

Equipment experienceTractor, PA1, PA2, Tracked machine, Fencing
Other equipment experience

Lots of tractor and excavator experience.

Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

2 years shepherding experience working with various flocks up to 2000 breeding ewes. Competent at shearing and crutching. 1 well trained working dog and one pup in training.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
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SexMale
Age27
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
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Where are you currently living?Norfolk
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Self-employed Shepherd, January 2017 – Present - Working for various sheep farmers across Norfolk with flocks ranging from 200 to 3000 ewes, ensuring highest animal welfare standard are maintained. - Use of modern mobile handling, weighing and drafting equipment. - Carrying out administration of veterinary medications when required. - Vaccinating/ Worming / Dipping ewes and lambs when needed. - Contract crutching and shearing to high standard. - Lambing both inside and outside. - Manage 500 – 1000 head of sheep on keep October – March - Own a small flock of pedigree Sheltand ewes. - Own a trained working collie and one pup in training. - Aware of cross compliance/movement/biosecurity regulations. Assistant Reserves Manager, Breckland (part time), January 2017 – Present - Managing a team undertaking practical reserve management across Brecks heaths, fens, mires and reed beds. - Carrying out day to day management of livestock including; Dartmoor Ponies, British White Cattle, Shetland and Black Welsh Mountain Sheep to high welfare standards. - Undertaking successful Countryside Stewardship applications and works, ensuring all relevant cross compliance is adhered to. - Ensure work place health and safety is maintained and all relevant documents are up to date. - Manage annual budgets. - Operating a variety of machinery including, Tractors, Quad Bikes, Excavators, Chainsaws, Brush cutters, Welders and other workshop equipment. - Line managing staff and volunteers. - Supervising contractors and liaising with various partners across the county. - Collecting biological data and other survey works. - Using GIS software (Arc map, map info & QGIS) to produce maps, records and displaying GPS data.

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AvailabilityStart: 21/03/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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