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Job for a Herdsperson to join our forward-thinking pasture based dairy team in <->Shropshire<->

Farm TypeDairy

We are a grass based business based over two farms around 20 miles south of Shrewsbury in Shropshire. Our farm close to Bishops Castle, a small market town with all everyday amenities, is run over two sites which have recently been converted to a grass based system with two herds of approx. 200 cross bred cows each, one spring and one autumn to maximise the farms potential.

We are recruiting a herdsperson to run the autumn based herd under the guidance of the Manager, who splits his time between the two units. We are looking for someone to work on all aspects of the farm including milking, associated yard work, daily herd care, calving, calf rearing, grass management, etc. alongside our team.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to gain knowledge and experience in pasture based systems. the applicant should have a positive attitude, be motivated and punctual, ideally with dairy experience. good communication skills and a willingness to work as part of a team are also essential. The right candidate would have the opportunity to develop within the role, with increased responsibility as skills develop.

An excellent package for the right person, with a competitive income, regular time off and well maintaned 2 bedroom house with double glazing and central heating in a small friendly village if required.

AreaWest Midlands
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 10/09/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

Well maintaned 2 bedroom house with double glazing and central heating in a small friendly village if required.

Distance from shops and amenities
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Good standard of written and spoken English required.

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