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Dairy Person & Assistant. Jobs available in <=>Dorset<=>

Farm TypeDairy

We are looking for a Herds person and assistant, possibly a couple/partner team,  to work together milking, scraping and calf rearing on our 300/350 cow organic herd in Dorset.  The herd are autumn calving with TMR feeding in winter and grazed from March through till October, with a high focus on grass management.  All calves are reared in paddocks on a Milk bar feeder before coming back inside during winter.  We have a newly built 20/40 Fullwood Parlour with newly refurbished cubical shed and feed area.  New cow tracks and mains fencing over the whole grazing area.  The job will over be based around a 285 day contract  with most holiday time taken over the quiet summer period.  It will need one person on full time hours 8/12 per day and one around 6/8 hours, so could suit some one with a family.  You will be happy to work closely with the Farmer as a team player.  We have 3 other dairy's run in a similar way, with farm meetings where all staff can meet to air any problems and discus new ideas.  We are looking for a long term relationship with the right person/couple.  We are a very progressive farm and there is likely to be an opportunity to move up the ladder in the future.    

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 10/06/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours55 & 30
Pay£competitive to be discussed
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Pricenil
Other Accommodation Information

There is a free of rent Lodge near the dairy, it is open plan design with 2 double bedrooms and two bath rooms, with gas central heating  large garden and lovely views over the farm. There will also be bungalow  in the near by village available in 18 months if you would rather live in the village. The village school Pub and shop are in the next village around 4 miles away.

Distance from shops and amenities4 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
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