Reference Number: 02541

Job Role Dairy Assistant in Dorchester Ref: 2541
Location Dorchester
The Farm The opportunity for a short term contract or full time, permanent role to work with an excellent, well established 2000 cow herd plus youngstock. Seeking a dairy assistant to complete routine milking with the flexibility to do yard work/ feeding, bedding, calf rearing and youngstock work also, to give the potential candidate a variety of work and to see all aspects of the dairy unit.
The Role No formal qualifications necessary, but would be preferred if had basic milking experience and preferred if previous experience with tractor work. You will be required to work as part of the team and been on a rota basis, good communication and enthusiasm to learn and progress. There is an in-house training programme run together with the in-house Vet for those who are lesser experienced, to gain certification in different areas and aspects of the dairy and role. Also further qualifications provided by the farm for those who show interest and keen to progress or want to do more of a range of activities on the farm, including telehandler training and licence etc. Excellent facilities provided across this high welfare site, including top staff facilities (including showers, changing rooms etc). The Dairy operates equal opportunities for all staff.
The Applicant We require applicants who will be competent and capable to take responsibility for: • Milking routine
• Yard work
• Calf rearing/stock work
Accommodation Combination of accommodations, longer term to be in excellent shared house accommodation. Short term staffing in clean, tidy, modern , central heated mobile home with all bills paid for included in the package.
Additional Info
This is a contract position, where the successful person will operate as an agency worker with Farm Solutions. This means that the person will not have sub-contractor responsibilities and all statutory tax deductions and payments will be made by Farm Solutions on their behalf. Hourly pay operates, which includes pay for overtime hours worked.To apply, please forward your CV to or phone 07767161395 for further information.

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