Milker and General Farm Worker

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Overview of Role 

If you have the passion, energy and skills for farming, enjoy the outdoors and have previous milking experience we want to hear from you. Coleg Cambria, Llysfasi are industry leaders in Landbased education with a long standing reputation in agriculture and are looking for a Milker and General Farm Worker to join their team. 

You will be working on a busy 1000 acre agricultural college farm situated on the outskirts of the medieval town of Ruthin. Llysfasi sits within an area of outstanding natural beauty and boasts panoramic scenic views of Clwydian Range (ANOB). 

Reporting to the Farm Manager you will be part of a team who is responsible for the milking and welfare of a herd of 450 cattle including the dairy herd plus followers and beef. The farm also has 750 breeding ewes. You will also undertake a range for farm duties including livestock husbandry and operate a range of farm machinery.  

Accomodation:  A house is available on site if required.

Working pattern - You will be required to work on a rota basis which will include alternate weekends.

For more information on our Llysfasi campus please visit - www.cambria.ac.uk/facilities/llysfasi

Essential Requirements 

  • You will ideally have an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification in an industry related subject or be willing to work towards one. 

  • It is essential that you have recent milking experience with a good standard of stockmanship and be able to operate a range of agricultural machinery.

  • It is essential that you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • You will be able to demonstrate the ability to build a good working relationship and be a strong team player who is able to quickly adapt to changing circumstances and new ideas.

  • It is essential that you can display energy and enthusiasm.

Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language. 

Welsh language skills are desirable for this position 

Coleg Cambria is a ‘Disability Confident’ Employer.  

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group. 

Closing Date: 25/09/20

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier then the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you do wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position.

To apply for this role or for more information please click the apply button 


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