Apply for this Job

Job | Ref No - 20242

HERDSPERSON/ MILKER REQUIRED for job in <:>Swindon<:>

Farm TypeDairy

Excellent opportunity for a keen herdsperson/milker to play a key role on a well run and maintained family farm of 270 H.F. cows.  AYR calving with extensive use of grazing during the summer and cubicle housed in the winter.  Milking through a 24/24 Fullwood herringbone parlour with 2 people twice daily.  Your duties will include a mix of milking, scraping yards and cubicles, bedding up, TMR feeding and youngstock work.  A high level of attention to detail required along with a good sense of humour to match current staff, but at the same time being dedicated to the work.  A good level of animal husbandry required.  Accommodation will be provided.  Regular time off to suit and an excellent rate of pay for a suitable candidate. Ideally 2 people are required to split this work so to acheive a suitable work/life balance as I understand the importance of this.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 05/08/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours50 approx
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeMobile home
Accommodation PriceIncluded
Other Accommodation Information

Accommodation is a lovely comfortable and well presented fully furnished 2 bedroom static caravan with C.H. and double glazing or a three bedroom cottage close by

Close to shops, schools, pubs and plenty of employment opportunities for a partner

Distance from shops and amenities2 miles
Smokers Accepted?No
Other Information

This is a long term position with opportunities to progress within the business for the right candidate. No time wasters please and only apply if you have a genuine interest in dairy farming.  Not suitable for anyone over 6ft tall (height limit in parlour). Good level of English language.We do aim for a happy working enviroment.


Apply for this job
In order to apply for this job you'll need to login.
If you don't have an account you'll need to register.

4XtraHands provides professional agricultural recruitment services for farmers and jobseekers including the location of skilled, permanent, temporary and seasonal rural staff for farmers as well as finding suitable work for jobseekers with one of our many registered farmers throughout the UK. Designed by a farmer for farmers our recruitment website is a simple, quick and affordable solution for all your agricultural recruitment needs.