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Enthusiastic & reliable Lead Farm Worker job in <=>Hereford<=>

Farm TypeArable, Beef, Other

We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable individual to join us on our family run mixed farm of hops, cider fruit, arable and small suckler herd.  The position will require an efficient and conscientious person, capable of working as part of a team and on their own; operating a modern range of farm equipment as well as manual work.  The successful applicant will be encouraged to develop their role further and contribute their own ideas and initiative to build an enjoyable career.  It will be a seasonally varied workload with a diverse skill set to expand upon, to include combining, spraying and drilling.  Silage making and cattle husbandry on the small pedigree herd of Devon sucklers.  The main focus will be on hop growing to include spraying, cultivating and plenty of hands on work culminating in harvesting in September working as part of a large team on a recently reinvested harvesting operation and kilns.  A keen interest in machinery and workshop skills would be advantageous.  This is a unique experience to work with hops which are a fascinating and curious crop to be involved with.  Experience is an advantage and will be reflected in the salary. pa1, pa2, pa3, chainsaw and forklift qualifications would all be preferable but not compulsory as training and development of the role will be provided for the best applicant.

AreaWest Midlands
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/06/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours40 flexible
Employment TypeArable, Beef, Other
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation PriceTbc
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The farm and house are 6 miles from Hereford and 1 1/2 mile from regular bus route, shop, primary school and pub. There is a 2 bed cottage or a caravan available if required. 

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