Advanced Agricultural (Livestock) Apprentice – Templecombe BA8

Permanent Britvic in Agriculture/ Dairy Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Proposed Salary £200.00
  • Career Level Staff
  • Experience Fresh
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Education
  • Qualifications Diploma
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Job Description

You will be involved with all aspects of the farm, the main duties will include:

Being on the milking rota.
Yard work.
Bedding up.
Grass management.
Calving, when required.
Working in all areas of the dairy farm, where needed.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills
Applicants are expected to be:

Ambitious and keen for progression with some farming experience
Passionate and enthusiastic about working within the farming industry and with animals.
Personal qualities
Applicants are expected to be:

Able to think quickly and be proactive
Punctual, keen and enthusiastic
Physically fit – strength is required to carry out the role
Diligent, curious, hard-working and reliable
Organised and able to use their own initiative
Able to work well in a team and have a sense of humour.
Desired qualifications
2 GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and mathematics at grade C/4 or above.

Future prospects
For the right candidate, who has a passion for agriculture along with the care and wellbeing of livestock being central to all they do, there are good future prospects.

Things to consider
The farm is set in a beautiful rural location. There is a bus link close by at the end of the lane. Please consider how you will travel to the farm on a daily basis and to Bicton College one day per week.

There is a mobile home situated on the farm which could be used as accommodation or occasional use.

This position is available for an immediate start. The vacancy may therefore close before the closing date IF a suitable candidate is found. All published dates can therefore be flexible and will be dependent on suitable candidates coming forward and registering appropriate interest.

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