Assistant Herdsperson

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Are you looking for a career in grass based dairy farming?

Are you an energetic and enthusiastic individual?

Do you thrive from working in a team environment?

Are you looking for the next challenge?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right individual to be a part of an experienced team where you will learn and develop your skills.

THE FARM- located in Shropshire (15mins from Shrewsbury) the farm is an organic grass based split block calving herd with 400 spring and 220 autumn cross bred cows on 1000 acres. The aim is simple, make milk from home produced forage and maintain the highest of animal welfare standards within a sustainable dairy system. Milk is sold to an award-winning cheese maker.

THE ROLE- the successful candidate will have the drive and enthusiasm to progress within the role. They will have good communication skills and be able to work within the team. Tasks will include milking and caring for the dairy herd. Caring for youngstock and some tractor driving. As well as learning how to do basic dairy husbandry, the successful candidate will also have the chance to learn and develop skills in grass management, foot trimming and have and AI.

THE OFFER- in return for your hard work we offer highly competitive salary and continuous professional development, 2-bed house on-farm and regular time off.

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