CV reference number: 71562
CV Headline

SEN school farm manager and mentor, BSc Animal Science graduate, 32, looking for a career change into farming - especially livestock centered, around Hampshire to West Sussex. Will train to gain necessary qualifications.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

BSc (Hons) Animal Science

Equipment experienceNot listed
Other equipment experience

No equipment experience except using a livestock crush for foot dipping. Willing to train for more qualifications/licenses.

Livestock experiencePig, Poultry
Other livestock experience

On the university campus I had some pig experience including AI and boosters/jabs, and some lambing. Other livestock experience includes alpacas and chickens, kept on the school farm where I currently work and managed by myself to a high level of welfare.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age32
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

193cm, 90KG

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information
Marital status

Fiancee

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

2010 June-July: Work experience at Colchester Zoo 2010-2013: BSc (Hons) Animal Science, including practical sessions at the pig unit and lambing.

2018-present: Farm Manager for school farm

• Managing and developing the school farm project: • Alpaca and chicken husbandry • Improving/maintaining animal welfare • Ordering feed • Arranging vet visits and shearing • Developing risk assessments and meeting industry codes of practice •  Building a community of local help and partnerships Sourcing grants • Developing the farm curriculum and in-house qualifications for students • Developing infrastructure (designing and arranging the building of a new yards system, livestock crush, tap extensions, allotment, walkways, farm classroom and car park extension etc)    

 

Hobbies

Animal husbandry, agriculture, smallholdings, teaching, travelling, foreign cultures, foreign language, new experiences, meeting new people, cycling, martial arts and chess.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/06/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Hampshire and surrounding areas
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