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Assistant Herdsperson job in <:>Northumberland<:> on 300 cow dairy which also makes ice cream, yogurt & cheese

Farm TypeDairy
Description


We are looking for an assistant herdsperson to join the team at Doddington.  Milking is completed twice daily in a 21 swingover parlour.  The role will involve routine milking duties, herd care, daily recording keeping and calf rearing.  Someone with AI and foot trimming abilities would be preferable, but not essential as we can provide training.  The ideal candidate will have previous dairy experience and excellent stockmanship skills, to focus on herd health and improvement.  An interest and knowledge on calf rearing and youngstock management would also be preferred.  Driving licence essential. 



There could be a newly renovated (centrally heated, double glazed) 2 bedroom cottage available with the job. This cottage is located on a school bus route, with access to a choice of good schools (first, middle and high schools).  Doddington is a small hamlet with the nearest small town 2.5 miles offering a good choice of shops and amenities.

CountryUK
AreaNorth East
PostcodeNE71
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 19/08/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours48
Pay£TBD
Employment TypeBeef, Dairy
Accommodation Available?No
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

North Doddington farm is situated in the Glendale Valley next to the Cheviot hills in North Northumberland, which is an easy drive to the beautiful beaches of Holy Island and Bamburgh.  The farm is located on a school bus route, with access to a choice of good schools (first, middle and high schools).  Doddington is a small hamlet with the nearest small town 2.5 miles offering a good choice of shops and amenities.  Our dairy supplies Arla with liquid milk, but has also diversified into making artisan cheese, yogurt and ice cream, along with a Milk Bar/cafe in Wooler to sell these products.  These enterprises would potentially offer employment to other members of a family.

Distance from shops and amenities3 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
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