Herdsperson in Shropshire Ref 2241

The Farm:

A great opportunity to work in a college environment farm in Shropshire. The Farm is a successful commercial enterprise with sheep and dairy units.


The Role:

The College owns and runs a successful commercial farm enterprise, which has had an investment of over £1m in recent years, this included a dairy unit incorporating both a Fullwood 24/24 herringbone milking parlour and a Fullwood Merlin Robot. There has been a recent investment in new machinery to enhance the student experience including the new self-propelled forage harvester.


The Applicant:

You will be an experienced herdsperson and be able to demonstrate high standards of animal welfare and herd performance. You will carry out the majority of the milking & oversee calf rearing. You will have good communication skills and an interest in demonstrating best practice to students. Good IT skills and a full driving licence are essential.


Accommodation will be provided on site for the successful applicant.


Additional Info:

This is a contract position, where the successful person will operate as an agency worker with Farm Solutions. This means that the person will not have sub-contractor responsibilities and all statutory tax deductions and payments will be made by Farm Solutions on their behalf. Hourly pay operates, which includes pay for overtime hours worked.

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