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Assistant Stockperson/ General Farm Worker required on an organic farm in <:>Hampshire<:>

Farm TypeBeef, Sheep, Pig

An exciting opportunity to join our core farm team in a varied and rewarding role.  Mill Farm extends to approx. 600 acres and has been managed to full organic standards for over 19 years, certified by the Soil Association.  

The main enterprises include an extensively managed herd of 85 spring calving suckler cows (predominantly South Devon).  A flock of approx. 350 native breed ewes, which are registered with the Pasture Fed Livestock Association (PFLA) and as such are supported entirely from pasture.  A small herd of native breed pigs.  A modest acreage of combinable crops are also grown.  Meat produced from the farm is butchered and sold onsite through our own Farm Shop and at local markets.  The farm benefits from good infrastructure, a variety of modern farm buildings including a Roundhouse cattle barn and a range of up to date machinery. 

The job/ duties will include assisting the Farm Manager in all aspects of the farming system and as such duties will be varied and rewarding.  Hours are based around a 39 hour working week (Mon – Fri) with overtime and weekend work as required, this will typiclly be on an alternate weekend basis.

The position would suit someone seeking to develop their skills and experience within a diverse and mixed farming sysem.  

Some tractor and telehandler experience and a telehandler license is important. ATV experience and formal training/license an advantage along with other relevant qualifications.

Regular time off available and encouraged.

For more information about the farm please visit our website – where you can also link to our facebook page.

AreaSouth & South East
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 15/08/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours39 + Overtime
Pay£Dependent on experience
Employment TypeBeef, Pigs, Sheep, Lambing
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

Good quality two bedroom cottage with large lean-to garage available in a quiet and private location within the farm.

The surrounding area is quiet and rural yet close (within 5 miles) to several large towns, giving a great mix of countryside yet good accessibility

Distance from shops and amenities1.5 miles from nearest shop
Smokers Accepted?Yes
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