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Assistant Herdsperson/ General Farm Worker job in <:>Mid Devon<:>

Farm TypeDairy

Family farm requiring a assistant herdsperson to join a progressive business as a key member of our team; working with our Autumn Block calving dairy herd in Mid Devon.   Farming over 400 Ha, with a 150 Ha ring fenced grazing platform.   Modern facilities and a good track infrastructure that allows grazing for 9 months of the year.  The cows are fed in the winter on a high forage diet and housed in sand cubicles.  The number one aim is maximising milk from forage or grazed grass.  The ideal candidate will show strong enthusiastic qualities, keen eye to detail be proactive and hardworking while displaying their own initiative.  The candidate must work well as part of a team as well as individually.  Ongoing professional development is actively supported through ourselves, discussion groups and training courses.  Duties include milking, yard work, opportunity to feed calves, some tractor work and general animal husbandry.  Other general farm work will be required as and when needed.  Competitive salary dependent on experience and regular time off; 11 day fortnight (every other weekend).

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 12/09/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Pay£Competitive and dependent on experience
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHelp given to find accommodation
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information
Distance from shops and amenitiesShop, primary school & pub in village
Smokers Accepted?
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Competitive salary dependent on experience and regular time off 11 day fortnight (every other weekend)

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