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Farmer's Assistant/Stockperson/Tractor Driver-Petworth, West Sussex-JPweb2146
West Sussex

Farmer's Assistant/Stockperson/Tractor Driver-Petworth, West Sussex-JPweb2146, West Sussex

Added 6 Jan 2021

Job Summary

Are you looking for an opportunity to apply your livestock and farming skills ability on a dairy/mixed farm?

Job Skills

• The position offers the opportunity to make decisions, take responsibility and be well rewarded for your commitment within a dedicated farming business.  You will be key to the smooth running of the farm as whole applying a range of livestock, machinery operation, and maintenance and repair skills.

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West Sussex
Reference: JPweb2146

Job Description

• We have a first-class vacancy to assist with the overall day-to-day running of this family-owned business.

• This is a multi-enterprise farm, with shoot, arable and a high-performance dairy unit. 

• An excellent remuneration package, with regular time off and a 3-bedroom cottage, on the unit will also be offered to the successful applicant.  For further details please contact James Picot on 07802 596633.

FACT SHEET

LOCATION: The farm is situated in Selham, this is near Graffham, which has a small shop and primary school.  The large towns of Midhurst and Petworth are about 3 miles away.  They have secondary schools and a wide range of shops and facilities.

THE FARM: This is a family-owned farm of 400 acres, with a further 300 acres rented.  The dairy is the main enterprise, with some arable cropping and game cover for the shoot.

THE UNIT: The unit also has cubicle housing. The parlour is a 24:24 parlour, with up-to-date features which cater for the herd of 240 cows.

THE DAIRY HERD: The cows are calving all year, with yields in excess of 9000 litres.  The cows are Friesian/Holstein type, and seem to be well suited to the unit. The cows are on forage box feeding when housed, with an emphasis on production from grass, with a grazing system of fields serviced with excellent infrastructure of tracks and irrigation. 

ACCOMMODATION: There will be a 3-bedroom house available.  It is near the farm buildings, in a pleasant spot on the farm grounds.  The house is available free from rent, rates and council tax.

REMUNERATION: Subject to experience.

TIME OFF: 90 days per contract year.  

SUMMARY: This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic person looking to develop an overall farm career.  This position will suit a team player who is keen to develop a wide balance of practical skills, technical knowledge and has the ability to communicate well. 

 

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