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Job | Ref No - 18764

Job for someone to cover a Herdsman's sickness/holiday in <-->Dorset<--> December & January

Farm TypeDairy

Our herdsman has to have an operation on 6th December and would like some cover to live on the farm for up to six weeks.  Duties to include milking, scraping, shear grab work and bedding and feeding youngstock on this 180 spring calving herd.  On our other 180 cow herd two miles away the herdsman is taking some holiday in January so some cover for her leave would be great. This position could be become full-time.  

AreaSouth West
Job LengthCould be permanent for the right candidate
DatesStart: 01/12/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours60 but will vary
Pay£dependent on experience
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeMobile home
Accommodation Pricenone
Other Accommodation Information

There is a centrally heated double unit mobile home on farm.  

Distance from shops and amenities100 yards to village shop, 5 miles to nearest town
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Although this is initially for cover for sickness and holiday leave, we would like to appoint a person to join our team of two herdspersons on two farms, to help with milking, grassland management and youngstock rearing so this may lead to a full time position.  Calving is due to start on 7th February.  This may suit either a younger person looking to progress or a more mature person wishing to change their work/life balance

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