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Pig Stockperson/General Farm Worker

£23k - £30k DOE
Closing date
21 Nov 2023

Job Details

We are recruiting an enthusiastic Pig Stockperson/General Farm Worker to join a pig enterprise in Essex CM5.

This position has become available due to the continued growth of this 4th generation family farming business, which operates a 550-sow indoor unit - breeding to finishing unit with just over half the progeny on-site. The multi-site farm spans 700 acres, growing four combinable crops.

The job would suit someone who enjoys variety and could be a new entrant or an experienced farm worker.

The role responsibilities:

  • Operating the mill & mix, which has high levels of automation to make all the food for the pigs
  • Assisting with movements and maintenance of the feeding herd
  • Ensuring high standards of animal health and welfare across the pig unit
  • Ensuring compliance with assurance standards
  • Ensuring the security of farm sites and the health and safety
  • High health, hygiene and welfare standards at all times
  • Assisting with keeping the yard clean and tidy
  • Holiday cover in other areas
  • General farm work as directed by the Line Manager


Additional responsibilities:

  • Feeding pigs
  • Checking livestock
  • Moving pigs
  • Treating sickness
  • Record keeping
  • Serving
  • Pressure washing
  • Mucking out

Person specifications:

  • Passionate about working with livestock
  • A team player
  • Motivated
  • Willing to listen & learn
  • Enthusiastic
  • Able to work under pressure
  • On offer is a supportive & progressive working environment

The producer would consider someone with less experience as full in-house training will be given, and any external training where necessary.

Salary: £23,000 - £30,000 DOE

Accommodation is not available, so candidates must be able to commute to CM5.


For further details, please call Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

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At this time, we can only accept applications from UK or EU nationals with the right to work in the UK. 



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