Reference Number: 02206

Job Role Herdsperson in Cornwall Ref: 2206
Location Cornwall
The Farm We are seeking a responsible and competent herdsperson for this family run grass based dairy unit, working closely with the owner and other team members.
The Role This is a 300 cow autumn block calving herd focusing on milk from forage and running a grass based system. Milking is completed twice in a 16:32 herringbone, well equipped and modern farming unit.
Flexibility for someone to take on responsibility and work in a team environment.
Will also consider lesser experience applicants, perhaps someone currently in an assistant herdsperson role and looking for a step up and be supported by the owner and existing assistant herdsperson.
The Applicant We are seeking an experienced Herdsperson, competent at milking to:
Work alongside and manage existing milking staff,
Complete a share of the milking,
Focus on forage and general herd health and maintenance.
Complete herd health checks, vet visits, routines
Accommodation Accommodation:
Cottage or Log Cabin in excellent location on the south coast of Cornwall, close to vibrant local town, beautiful coastline and accessibility to the beach and excellent amenities.
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 recruitmentmanager@farm-solutions.co.uk or phone 07767 161395 for further information.

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