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General Farm Worker - Leicester

Employer
REAL Success
Location
Stoney Stanton, Leicester
Salary
£29,000 - £33,000 per annum
Closing date
9 May 2024

Job Details

Job description

General Farm Worker – Stoney Stanton, Leicester, Leicestershire

An opportunity has arrived for a General Farm Worker to join our team in Stoney Stanton, Leicester.

Our Farm

We are a family owned mixed dairy farm in south Leicestershire, milking 200 high yielding Holsteins on a new Lely set up. This includes four A5 Astronauts, hoovers and Calm Automatic milker feeders for our calf unit. Our Holsteins are averaging 40+litres per cow, per day and our milk is then supplied to TSDG via Arla. The farm follows a year-round calving pattern, with all our youngstock reared on farm in purpose-built units with a total of 550 cattle. The farm is 700 acres including mixed grassland and an arable operation alongside the dairy unit. We are currently harvesting 200 acres of feed for wheat, 150 acres for maize and 100 acres of grass for the farms forage use.

Your role

As a General Farm worker, you will be working alongside the existing team to assist with the day-to-day running of the beef, arable & dairy enterprises. Other roles and responsibilities include.

- General stockperson work on the beef operation

- Ensuring animal health & welfare is the top priority, reporting any observations to the senior team

- Keeping basic records and compliance up to date.

- Machinery work including maintenance & cleaning of the Lely robots.

- Keeping the overall farm tidy and safe to operate

- Basic tractor driving on all aspects of the farm including the beef, arable and dairy

- General Farm Maintenance

- Youngstock management

You

- You will need to demonstrate experience in agriculture.

- Be able to take on responsibility and adapt to different scenarios

- Have strong communication skills, being able to work alone and part of a team

- Share our passion for cows and animal welfare

- You will be reliable, punctual and supportive, with a high attention to detail

Role Requirements

- Full UK driving license

- Proof of UK right to work

- Telehandler License

The Benefits

In return we will offer a safe and supportive working environment, allowing you to progress your career and achieve your personal goals. There is a 2-bedroom accommodation currently available, but we are looking to purchase a property as we see this as a long-term position.

Location

Our farm is based in Stoney Stanton, Leicester with schools, leisure and shops nearby.

If you think you can help us as a General Farm Worker, we'd like to hear from you.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £29,000.00-£33,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • Housing allowance
  • On-site parking
  • Relocation assistance

Company

We’re a “people life-cycle” business providing recruitment services and people development support, primarily to the Agriculture sector in the UK.

REAL Success focuses entirely on recruiting, developing, and retaining people. Our offerings include a comprehensive staff recruitment service, practical HR and employment advice, succession planning, team development, and leadership and management training.

 

Our mission is to influence and inspire business leaders and employees working in the agri-sector to improve their people management skills creating a more attractive, effective and sustainable industry in which to work.

We provide simple, cost effective, easy to implement tools and methods to quickly educate leaders, making their businesses more attractive to prospective employees, whilst retaining their existing staff for longer.

Company info
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Location
REAL Success
Carleton House, 266-268 Stratford Road
Shirley, Solihull
West Midlands
B90 3AD
United Kingdom

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