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Assistant Herdsperson required for a permanent job on dairy farm near <=>Kilmarnock<=>

Farm TypeDairy

Assistant Herdsperson required  to join a team for the day to day milking and managing of a 330 cow spring block calving herd. The farm is based near Kilmarnock in central Ayrshire near to the village of Galston.  The unit has a strong emphasis on grass untilisation and efficient production of milk from forage. Applicants looking to develop or advance their career on a grazing system are encouraged to apply. Foot trimming and A.I. skills would be an advantage but training available.

 We are a large family owned company and milk another 600 cows on two other sites so there will be work involved with the other herds from time to time. It is therefore, important to be able to blend in with the other staff members but also to be able to work on ones own. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic and work to a high standard but also have a good sense of humour.  This post has genuine opportunities for advancement and increased responsibility.

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Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 26/05/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours55 - 65
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

The house is two bed and situated next to the village of Galston, which has shops, pubs and primary school. There is a reputable secondary school situated  in Galston as well.  The Town of Kilmarnock is a 10 minute drive where there are schools, shops, restaurants, swimming, cinema, train station and premier league football.  We are also just 30 mins south of Glasgow.

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

The job is permanent. Good references are essential along with a good level of English.

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