Farm Manager – Land Based Industries

The Land Based Industries Department are looking for a highly-motivated Farm Manager whose principle responsibilities will be managing and developing the Wigfield Farm Estate, optimising and developing the learner and visitor experience and the estates’ physical resources. Wigfield Farm is set in the Worsbrough Country Park area of Barnsley, the farm has three main functions:

- A working farm producing beef, pork, lamb and winter feed
- A base for Barnsley College Animal Management and Horticulture courses
- An Open Farm and Visitors Centre accessible to the local and wider community

This is a busy and varied post and the successful applicant will play an integral role in the development of Wigfield Farm, as a visitor attraction and an outstanding curriculum resource.

A proven track record of delivering high standards of animal husbandry; excellent knowledge of current legislation and safe working practices are essential.

The successful candidate will receive 47 days annual leave entitlement (including bank and public holidays), access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, a commitment to support job related training and development and access to a range of other staff benefits.

Barnsley College is committed to creating a dynamic and diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all candidates regardless of their gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.


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