Assistant Herdsperson in Swindon Ref 2251
Position: Assistant Herdsperson
We are seeking a reliable enthusiastic assistant herdsperson to take on some responsibility on this high yielding, well managed commercial herd of 400 dairy unit, cubicle housed in the winter and all year calving.
The successful applicant will undertake a few milkings per week, in order to see cow performance of 400 cows.
Applicant to be able to help with grassland management, clean capable milker, AI & Foot trimming preferable.
The successful applicant will be:
- AI trained preferential
- herdsperson experience, ability to detect and treat any ailments
- foot trimming/ monitoring
- record keeping
2 possibilities for accommodation - 2-bed cottage in the local village or a 4 bedroom house on the farm.
We will support training days away from the farm should anyone find any of interest.
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.
To apply, please forward your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> or phone 07767161395 for further information.