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Senior Herdsperson/ Herd Manager Designate job in <=>Worcestershire<=>

Farm TypeDairy

We’re looking for an ambitious Senior Herdsperson/Herd Manager to join our dairy team on our farm near Malvern Worcestershire.

This is a new position in the team, the role would be to work alongside the existing team and take day to day responsibility of herd health and performance.

We run a 600 cow high yielding herd milking three times a day. With high quality housing and all year round calving, this is a dynamic farm that covers 670ac.  We grow Maize, Grass and Wheat alongside our dairy herd.

The herd is TMR fed and milking is through a 20:40 GEA rapid exit parlour with Auto ID, Auto seg, Auto dip & flush with ACRs and a backing gate.

You will need to demonstrate attention to detail within the herd and increase herd productivity from within a team culture.  Ability to maintain good record keeping, so computer literacy is required.

Candidates need to be able to think for themselves, motivate and communicate well with other team members alongside good communication with the owner. An important factor as part of this role is take pride in your work and workplace with a passion and dedication for the herd.

We are committed to the development of our team with support, training and participation in off-site discussion groups encouraged.

Candidates need able to demonstrate that you have achieved excellent results in a previous herdsperson role

AreaWest Midlands
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/02/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeDairy, Management
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation PriceCouncil Tax and utilities
Other Accommodation Information

3 bedroomed accommodation is available near the farm with all local facilities including schools, close by

Distance from shops and amenities1 mile
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Please ensure all phone numbers for referees are correct as references will be taken up prior to any offer of employment

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