Stockperson/ Shepherd

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Pickstock Foods are a state of the art lamb and mutton abattoir based near Swadlincote (DE11) in the South Derbyshire countryside. We're looking for a reliable stock person/ shepherd to join our friendly livestock team. We've got three spacious livestock sheds with one built in 2020, one about to be completed (October completion) and one slightly older, plus 20 acres of grassland.

The role involves caring for up to 4000 ewes and lambs daily, feeding and bedding down the livestock sheds, checking livestock in the fields, unloading livestock lorries, general animal husbandry and checking movement licenses.

Our ideal candidate has high welfare standards, has livestock industry knowledge and is motivated to learn and grow within the business. Previous livestock experience really is essential to be considered for this position! Ability to use a computer is also an advantage.

The role is Monday - Friday, 11am-8pm (slightly earlier finish on a Friday).

What we offer in return:

· 28 Days paid holiday

· Company pension

· Forklift and loader training and licences

· Additional hours are always available if wanted!

Salary Guide - £10 - £13 per hour depending on experience.


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