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Skilled Arable Worker with livestock responsibilities <-->South West<-->

Farm TypeArable, Beef, Sheep

Cheerful and enthusiastic person required as the main arable worker on a 1200 acre, predominantly arable, mixed family farm in North Wiltshire.  Must have PA1, PA2 and fork truck certificates; other appropriate certificates would be welcome. 

Primarily as an arable worker, the applicant will be required to operate and maintain all arable machinery competently and safely to a high standard, and to gain any necessary certificates for operation of such machinery.

They will be required to keep accurate records relating to seed, fertiliser, sprays and other aspects of the work as necessary.  They will also be involved in crop and field walking and regular reviews of the arable acreage.

With the livestock they will be required to feed and ‘looker’ the stock on alternate weekends through the winter period and as required through the year and to assist with any necessary stock work from TB testing, tagging, drenching and moving, to lambing and calving.

Overtime hours will have to be worked when necessary and there may be other work, such as property maintenance.

This position would suit a person with a few years of relevant experience looking to develop their skills. 

A cottage is available in the village, and there are good schools and shops locally.

Variable and interesting job to commence in January or February 2019.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 15/01/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Pay£Depending on experience
Employment TypeArable, Beef, Sheep, Lambing
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

An older property on the farm, on the edge of a lovely village with excellent Primary school, shops and many clubs and activities for all ages.

Distance from shops and amenitiesWalking distance
Smokers Accepted?No
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