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General Farm Worker - Farm Maintenance job <-->Oxfordshire<-->

Farm TypeBeef, Sheep
Description


A great opportunity to join a 240 acre farm with a passion to bring top quality meat direct to local trade.  You need to be energetic and it is essential that you are enthusiastic about working outdoors.  You must have a good work ethic with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.  Previous experience in farming is essential.



Reporting to the Farm Manager.



Estate work to include – Fencing, stone walling, hedge laying, boundary and gateway maintenance. Tree care.



Thistle chipping and weed control.



General Estate Maintenance duties which require excellent practical DIY skills.



You will be required to work with Horses, Cattle and Sheep on a daily basis. Training can be given.



Tractor work to include – grassland husbandry, spreading, haymaking and spraying (PA1 + 6 an advantage).



Be part of a small team and be happy to diverse in to various roles to facilitate the requests of this Private Estate.



Previous experience in farming is essential and good basic tractor driving skills are considered an advantage.



Due to the rural location of The Estate you must have your own transport.



Full time position



Due to the volume of applicants, we will only reply if you are being considered for the position.

CountryUK
AreaSouth & South East
PostcodeOX18
Job LengthCould be permanent for the right candidate
DatesStart: 13/01/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours45
Pay£1600
Employment TypeBeef, Fencer, Sheep, Horse, Lambing
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeMobile home
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

Sole use. Utilities paid.

 

Distance from shops and amenities2 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

The farm is privately owned by a New Zealander. During the past 8 years the farm has transformed with the help of his zero weed policy. This entails eradicating weeds as a priority to ensure quality grass lays thus enhancing production.

The farm focuses on genetics and data recording to produce quality not quantity. The results are excellent. We are currently experimenting with new lays encouraged in New Zealand which have been fantastic and have kept producing enough to fatten lambs all through the very dry summer months.

The meat is sold directly to our local pubs and web private sales. It is a new and exciting 'Farm to Fork' enterprise which is growing fast.

The Farm is attached to a Private Residence so consideration must be given to this as you may be asked to help out in a domestic service environment. We are a small team who feel privileged to work in this area of outstanding natural beauty consisting of two farmers, two household staff and two gardeners with 17 years service between us.

We are looking for a new team member who is happy to fit in to this friendly team - if you think that is you please apply!

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