Farm Assistant | Poultry (Layers)

England, Cumbria, Carlisle
16 Sep 2019
14 Oct 2019
Morten Andresen
Job Type
Farm Worker
Contract Type
Full Time

Farm Assistant | Poultry (Layers)

We are working with one of the leading poultry producers based in the UK who are looking to add a junior level position to their team with a great opportunity to gain experience in the industry within a very successful agricultural unit.

The Role
You will be working closely with the established team on the laying farm with the long term goal to produce the largest quantity of high-quality hatching eggs. You will develop the skills by working closely with the established team providing assistance on egg collection, grading, site preparation, unloading birds and cleaning/sanitation of the site which is crucial to biosecurity.
Biosecurity, cleanliness and Health and Safety are crucial aspects of this role and will need attention at all times when undertaking any action on the farm. This position will give you a great basic understanding of a layer outfit and allow you to gain enough experience to progress within the business at the appropriate time.

The Candidate
To be successful in this role you will have the following:
An ability to work closely with animals and as part of a team on site in an active role.
A very flexible approach to work and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
A commitment to learning new skills and understanding the industry.
Any previous experience will be very beneficial.

If you are interested and would like to find out more, please get in touch with Michael Kendall on 01780 480530 or