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Full Time Herdsperson required for 240 cow dairy herd. Job in <->Leicestershire<->

Farm TypeDairy

We require an experienced herdsperson to work with our family owned all year calving herd, operating in a modern, well maintained unit.  Must have a positive attitude, be conscientious and self motivated and be able to work alone as well as with the owner. Must be capable of milking alone as well as in a team, twice a day in a 20/40 swing over parlour, have calving experience and be able to detect illness/administer medication when required.  We have high welfare and hygiene standards so are looking for someone who can always work to these levels.  Having a Tele porter licence would be an advantage but not essential.  Working Monday to Friday 4.45am - 6pm with 1 hr breakfast & 1 hr lunch break.  Working alternate weekends 4.45am - 9am & 2.30pm - 6pm. Will also have to do regular night checks.  Salary paid monthly & is dependent on experience.  On farm accommodation available (2 bed flat) free of rent, rates & utility bills.  We have a "no smoking at work" policy.  Immediate start.

AreaEast Midlands
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 09/06/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
HoursApprox 60 hrs
Pay£depends on experience
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation PriceFree Rent, but a deposit would be needed
Other Accommodation Information

A 2 bed flat on the farm is available free of rent, rates & utility bills.  No garden. Not suitable for children.  Farm is approx. 1 mile from nearest village and 7 miles from nearest town, therefore having own car would be an advantage.

Distance from shops and amenities7 miles to local town with supermarkets
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Smoking is not permitted during working hours, but can be done in privacy of the flat during your meal breaks and when off work.

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