Herdsperson in South Wales Ref 949

Position :   Herdsperson                              

Location:   South Wales

We are seeking a Herdsperson to run the herd on this dairy farm that specialise in   artisan ice cream manufacture.

The Farm and the Role

This family run dairy farm have been making ice cream for over two generations. They aim to produce an artisan ice cream sourcing natural ingredients to compliment the double cream and fresh milk from their pedigree Jersey cows. Milking 170 pedigree Jersey cows twice daily in a herringbone parlour, the herd are cubicle house with a mix of grazing and TMR feed systems in place.

The Successful Person:

Essentially, we are seeking a Herdsperson to run the dairy herd and undertake responsibility for:

  • All daily routines,
  • Management of  the milking staff,
  • Complete a share of some milking within the week, ensuring close contact with the herd and its performance,
  • Prepare vet lists and routines,
  • Complete routine foot trimming,
  • Complete record keeping.

Our client is particularly open to applications from couples, as there is the opportunity for the partner to work within the ice cream processing side of the business.

 A 3 bed detached bungalow with garden will be provided to successful applicants

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.

How to Apply:

To apply for this interesting position please forward your current C.V. to recruitmentmanager@farm-solutions.co.uk or call us on 01380 720567

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