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Job for Summer Worker on a family run Arable, Dairy & Contracting Business <=>Oxfordshire<=>

Farm TypeArable, Dairy, Contractor

We are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic summer worker who will be able to join us from June through to the end of October.  We are a large-scale family run farm encompassing dairy, arable and contracting work in Wallingford, South Oxfordshire.

The role encompasses a very wide variety of tractor work assisting with cereal harvest, bale cart, grass and maize silage, cultivations but also dairy related work such as slurry tanking and umbilical spreading and muck spreading.

You will be joining a small, experienced team who undertake much of this work on the farm.  This role offers a very diverse range of work and is a great opportunity for learning and improving on current skills – suitable for someone looking to build experience.

You will be responsible for your own tractor for the period, we expect clean tidy and well-maintained machines, training will be given. Care for machinery and attention to detail are essential.

What we expect of you:

·         Basic tractor experience- we expect experience with tractor driving, we can provide training for our large variety of specialist kit

·         Hard working attitude- long hours are often necessary during the summer period with both dairy and arable tasks, a positive hardworking attitude is vital.

·         Team player and communication- the right candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills and an ability to work well within a team. Honesty and co-operation are important.

·         Telehandler certificate- would be an advantage.

What you can expect from us:

·         Competitive remuneration package

·         On-farm Accommodation- suitable for a single person

·         Learning Opportunities- chances to develop skill base

·         Friendly and well experienced team who look after each other and continue to develop their range of skills

AreaSouth West
Job LengthCould be permanent for the right candidate
DatesStart: 01/05/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeArable, Arable Contractor, Dairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

Single accommodation available near to Didcot and Wallingford, both towns have a wide range of shops.

Distance from shops and amenities2 miles
Smokers Accepted?No
Other Information

Apartment suitable for a single person available right next to the yard. No smoking or pets.

Please apply with a covering letter.

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