General Farm Worker - Hampshire

Location
Hampshire
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Mar 2021
Closes
13 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

General Farm Worker/College Graduate sought for well-equipped, mixed farm in Hampshire. Beef Suckler herd, small Sheep flock, and around 1,200 acres of Arable.

Role: an enthusiastic, flexible person to join farm team, supporting activities across Livestock and Arable enterprises as required seasonally. Plenty of scope to develop role.

Beef Enterprise: 190 Limousin Suckler Cows calving Spring/Autumn. Modern buildings and handling facilities.

Sheep Enterprise: small flock of 120 ewes lambing Feb/March. Plans to expand flock in coming year.

Arable Enterprise: Wheat, Barley and Oat crops.

Skills Required:

  • Current experience with cattle and sheep.
  • Basic livestock duties eg feeding, bedding, livestock handling and fencing.
  • Ability to calve and lamb, and administer veterinary medicines.
  • Tractor/telehandler driver (clean driving licence).
  • Run Grainstore at Harvest (training provided).

Package: salaried position involving long hours and alternate working weekends. Average 50-55 hours per week. Quality cottage included at no cost to the successful candidate. Training provided where needed for career progression (CPD).

To Apply: please e-mail current CV with covering letter to strattons.farms@btconnect.com. 

Previous applicants need not apply.

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