Herdsperson in Kelso, Scotland Ref 1558

Position :  Herdperson             Ref:  1558

Location:  Kelso, Scotland  

The Farm:

Excellent dairy and arable farm with high quality accommodation provided in a very scenic area close to great amenities.   There are 250 cows plus followers on this farm and milking is completed twice daily in a 14 -28 point milking parlour with ACRs and flow meters. The herd are winter housed, out in the summer, with a home mixed feeding system and buffer feeding provided  in the summer. 

The Role:

We are seeking a good milker who will be required to complete two milkings per day. He/she must be experienced with good cow husbandry and willing to work closely with the farm owners on herd health and performance.

A formal Agricultural qualification is not necessary. We are looking for solid practical experience and someone who has  drive, enthusiasm and the commitment to work well with the close-knit team on the farm. Tractor driving and loader and forklift and quadbike tickets will be an advantage, as they will need to be gained. 

Candidates must have previous experience with good references, full UK driving clean license and be ready to start ASAP. 

This is a contract position where the successful 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 tax deductions and payments will be made by Farm Solutions. Hourly pay operates including extra pay for overtime hours worked

To apply for this role please forward your CV in Word Format to recruitmentmanager@farm-solutions.co.uk or phone 07442 491963 to register your interest.

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