Assistant Grazing Officer

2 days left

Location
Based at Hockley Farm/College Copse Farm. Travel across Hampshire and Isle of Wight
Salary
£22,000
Posted
29 Apr 2021
Closes
19 May 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Job Title: Assistant Grazing Officer

Full Time – 40 hours per week

Permanent Contract

Salary: £22,000

Location: Based at Hockley Farm/College Copse Farm. Travel across Hampshire and Isle of Wight

We are seeking an Assistant Grazing Officer to join our cause.

This role will not only be crucial to the successful delivery of our Wilder 2030 strategy but also contribute to the welfare and husbandry of our livestock. It will support the delivery of effective and appropriate conservation grazing across our estate and the land of those that contract our grazing services.

The post holder will be responsible for carrying out practical estate works, farm infrastructure and maintenance tasks along with all aspects of livestock husbandry. For more details, please see attached recruitment pack.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the skills, experience and knowledge required to hit the ground running by carrying out animal husbandry tasks with both cattle and sheep independently including experience of calving and/or lambing, transporting livestock, working with agricultural machinery and pedigree breeding.

To carry out the practical aspects of the role, they will be expected to be physically fit. A pro-active attitude is essential, as is the ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with multiple stakeholders and good communication skills. For more details regarding the requirements of this role, please see attached recruitment pack.  

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is a grassroots movement working for nature’s recovery and to bring people closer to nature.

‘Our vision for a wilder future is beautiful and vital!’

We want great places to live that are good for people and good for wildlife.

We want nature to be normal, for children to grow up with wild green spaces to explore.

We want to restore and re-wild our land and sea and tip the balance in favour of nature.

We know this is what’s needed for our food, oxygen, physical and mental health, our prosperity and for a strong and vibrant society.

We know that nature’s recovery can help tackle the climate crisis.

Our future has to be wilder!

As an inclusive employer we recognise that our workforce needs to better reflect the communities in which we live and work.  We encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly those underrepresented within our sector, including people from black, Asian, minority Ethnic backgrounds and people with disabilities. We are committed to creating a Movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.

Closing date:  19 May 2021

Interviews:  TBC

To apply please visit our website www.hiwwt.org.uk to download an application form and for further details. Please note that we do not accept C.Vs.

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