We require an experienced herdsperson to work with our family owned all year calving herd, operating in a modern, well maintained unit. Must have a positive attitude, be conscientious and self motivated and be able to work alone as well as with the owner. Must be capable of milking alone as well as in a team, twice a day in a 20/40 swing over parlour, have calving experience and be able to detect illness/administer medication when required. We have high welfare and hygiene standards so are looking for someone who can always work to these levels. Having a Teleporter licence would be an advantage but not essential.
Working Monday to Friday 5am – 6pm with 1 hr breakfast & 1 hr lunch break.
Working alternate weekends 5am – 9am & 2.30pm – 6pm.
Will also have to do regular night checks.
Salary paid monthly & is dependent on experience.
On farm accommodation available (2 bed flat) free of rent, rates & utility bills.
We have a “no smoking at work” policy.
About JW Adkins & Son
Supplying milk to the stilton cheese industry.