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Job | Ref No - 19339

Cattle Person/ General Farm Worker job on the <=>Isle of Mull<=> for hill farm with small suckler cow herd of highland cattle

Farm TypeBeef

A conscientious individual is required for hill farm on the Isle of Mull, Argyll, Scotland.  He or she will have responsibility for the herd of approx 40 Highland cows, a bull and some young stock.  The focus will be on the day to day welfare and supervision of the cattle and jobs will include daily checking, winter feeding, monitoring and if necessary helping with cows calving, tagging calves, and general handling of all age classes.  There will also be other general estate work such as fence repairs, tidying up the farm and a little tractor work.  The farm is approx 4000 acres with mainly hill ground. Candidates should have a clean driving licence and be able to work without supervision.  This part time job is intended to be temporary for approx 5 to 6 months or by negotiation.

Job LengthTemporary
DatesStart: 11/03/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeBeef
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation PriceFree
Other Accommodation Information

Accommodation will be provided free of charge (except for telephone and electricity costs) and is located at the farm but with its own access.  The fully detached bungalow comprises three bedrooms, sitting groom and kitchen etc.  The farm and bungalow are in a private and beautiful location.

Distance from shops and amenities6 Miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Although this job is envisaged to be of a temporary nature, it could become permanent in the right circumstances. Pay will be negotiated depending on level of experience.  Please note that the role is not full time but other work may be available locally.

Please provide a minium of two referees and make sure that their contact details are fully up to date.

We are looking for someone with cattle experience and who is not intimidated by highland cattle or hard work.

Thank you.


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