Reference Number: 02174

Job Role Herdsperson in Devon Ref: 2174
Location Devon
The Farm The successful applicant will report to the Farm Manager and should have a good working knowledge of dairy cows, excellent practical and technical standards and a thirst to develop as part of a progressive team.
The Role An excellent opportunity for a herdsperson to take on more responsibility of a 450 cow spring calving herd to work alongside existing farm manager and team in running of the herd.
We are seeking a herdsperson to complete a share of the milking through a modern 40:80 herringbone parlour with duravac system. Good record keeping, attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a team are essential. Foot trimming and AI certification preferred although ongoing training will be provided.
Opportunity to take on a more flexible role as well, with a mix of herdsperson and young stock duties, coving some calf rearing duties.
A competitive employment package will be offered according to experience with regular time off and accommodation provided.
The Applicant The successful applicant would be:milking, monitoring and cow checks, detection of problems and treatment
relief calf rearing duties
record keeping
AI proficient and foot trimming useful but not essential
tractor driving ability useful, yard and feeding work potential
AI qualified useful but not essential, further training can be provided
Accommodation Accommodation:
3 bed house on farm
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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