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Role Title: Herdsperson

Location: Llysfasi

Contract Type: Full time/Permanent

Salary: AWB 4 £19,327 per annum + £14.30 per hour for overtime

Coleg Cambria are currently looking for a Herdsperson based at our Llysfasi site. Working safely at all times, the Herdsperson will undertake a range of farm duties including milking, livestock husbandry and machinery operation. You will work flexibly alongside other farm team members and ensure that livestock and other farm tasks such as feeding are carried out in a timely manner and to the highest possible standard. You must also ensure high levels of animal welfare are maintained at all times and undertake any other reasonable task as directed by our Farm Manager.

Essential Requirements

  • Recent industrial experience in agriculture
  • Ability to operate a range of agricultural machinery
  • Strong team skills
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in livestock and crop production, especially milking
  • Ability to demonstrate an empathy to the Welsh culture

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

Welsh language skills are desirable/essential 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.

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as ‘vulnerable’ is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements. A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Depending on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

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


Excellent Pension Scheme(s)
Generous Annual Leave Entitlement
On Site Nursery Provision
Discounts on a Range Of College Evening Courses
Access to A Wide Range of E-Learning and Professional Development
Discounted Gym Membership
Excellent Sports and Fitness Facilities
Free Parking on All Sites
Cycle Scheme
Discounted Rates for Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments
Discounted Rates for Restaurants

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