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Abbey Park Farm, Abbey Park Lane, Burnham, Slough, SL1 8PH, Buckinghamshire     Start Date: 03 Jun 2024 - Full Time     Up to £24k depending on experience, plus benefits as well as either accommodation allowance or on-site accommodation.

Job Description


The Job Responsibilities detailed below are not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may be reasonably expected within the scope and role:

(1) Assisting with day-to-day Farm management
• Farm maintenance
• Keeping medicine records
• Keeping field records
• Daily livestock checks

(2) Management of beef herd
• Feeding the herd
• Assisting with calving
• Dehorning
• Supporting with the selection of stock

(3) Management of sheep flock
• Feeding the flock
• Assisting with lambing
• Ringing lambs
• Moving and handling sheep

(4) Machinery and tractor work
• Hedgecutting
• Topping
• Baling
• Ploughing

(5) General estate duties
• Fencing
• Ditching
• Strimming

Person Specification

The below specification details the set of criteria that outlines the essential and desirable traits a candidate should have to be considered for the role.

Essential Desirable
Specific Training Skills / Knowledge
• UK Driving Licence or already learning to drive.
• Chainsaw Licence
• Tractor test qualification

• Level 3 – Agricultural Qualification or working towards completion Jun/Jul 2024.
• Previous experience of working on a farm or equivalent environment
• Previous experience of working with tractor / machinery

• Demonstrable interest in livestock and agriculture
• Willingness to learn new
• Good interpersonal (written and verbal) communication skills
• A self-starter able to work well independently
• Ability to manage own workload and prioritise to meet deadlines
• Ability to work under pressure
• Thorough, conscientious and with a good eye for accuracy and detail
• A professional, efficient and hands on approach to work

How to Apply


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