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Beef Herdsperson job in <=>Berkshire & Oxfordshire<=>

Farm TypeBeef

Company Overview

Beeswax Dyson Farming is a hugely diverse farming business with a long-term vision and act as a beacon of innovation in the development of agricultural technology.  We currently farm across Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire and South Gloucestershire and have a significant environmental commitment.

Main Duties/Responsibilities

Due to expansion of the company’s activities in Berkshire and Oxfordshire we now require a knowledgeable and dedicated herdsperson to help develop and run our new beef enterprise. The ideal candidate will have first class technical knowledge and experience in beef herd management, being prepared to take responsibility for the day to day running of the unit:

·            Coordination of day-to-day operations, to include feeding, bedding, weighing, recording, stocktaking and planning activities.

·            It is the responsibility of the herdsperson to fully utilise the equipment and infrastructure within the business to gain maximum benefit, whether that is physical or financial.

·            You will be working with the Farm Manager and Vet to put together the relevant health plans and keep all required records relating to veterinary medicines and withdrawals.

·            Ensure the high standard of the estate appearance is maintained, making improvements wherever possible. 

·            To ensure as far as is practically possible no business activity impacts adversely on the reputation of the Dyson brand.

·            Demonstrate commitment to personal development by undergoing training where necessary.

·            Proactively promote and maintain high standards of Health and Safety across the Farms, taking initiative to resolve and/or draw attention to areas that do not meet required standards.

·            Any other ad hoc duties within your capabilities.


Person specification

·           Excellent organisational and time management skills

·           Basic IT skills and a competent user of Microsoft Office

·           Professional manner when dealing with work colleagues, visitors and the general public

·           Proactive and flexible approach to work

·           Willing to take responsibility and ownership for tasks

·           Strong sense of discretion, appreciating the confidentiality of the work

·           Ability to work under own initiative but also as part of a multifunctional team

·           Demonstrate a proactive attitude and commitment to health and safety

AreaSouth & South East
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 15/07/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence, Tractor
Employment TypeBeef
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation PriceTBC
Other Accommodation Information

Accommodation dependent on circumstances. 

Distance from shops and amenities
Smokers Accepted?No
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