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Job for Permanent Dairy Farm Assistant <=>Dumfries<=>

Farm TypeDairy

A great opportunity to experience grass based dairying.  This is a well equipped 700 cow spring block calving dairy farm.  Duties will include milking, mustering cows for milking, allocating grass, identifying sick animals, generally helping the manager to achieve the farm goals of running a profitable enterprise.  A good work ethic and ability to get on with other people and a pleasant personality is essential.  Previous experience working with livestock and grassland management would be an advantage.

We offer 128 days off per year. We provide specialised training highly sought after in this sector. As a farm business we are very well networked and thus, this offers the real chance of career progression.

Requirements :

- Full UK Driving License

- Higher education/ Formal training will be looked on favourably

- A pleasant and cheery disposition as well as a strong ability to get on with other people is essential

Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/04/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
HoursTo be discussed
Pay£Salary will be competitive
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation PriceTo be arranged
Other Accommodation Information

Dumfries is 3.5 miles from the farm and it features leisure centre, fitness clubs, ice rinks, new hospital, excellent schools, restuarants/pubs/nightlife, etc. Edinburgh and Glasgow are about 1.5 hours away. There is a train station which will take you to just about anywhere. M74/M6 corridor is 20 mins from farm.

Distance from shops and amenities3.5 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

The house we have available is a fully modernised with beautiful views over Dumfries and the Solway Firth.

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