Pig Stockperson – Ref 1065 Dorset

  • Full Time
  • Dorset
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • This position has been filled
  • Nov 2, 2021

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an Indoor Pig Stockperson on a unit in Dorset (DT2).

This producer currently seeks to recruit for their modern breeding site and will consider entry-level or experienced candidates.

Duties will include:

  • Working within the farm team
  • Assisting in the day-to-day running for the unit
  • General husbandry
  • Monitoring the health and welfare of the animals
  • Ensuring the right conditions are achieved prior to farrowing
  • Vaccinations
  • Serving of sows
  • Movement of animals

Candidates must demonstrate that they understand animal welfare and hygiene practices and be able to work to a high standard.

A can-do attitude and good attention to detail are essential, and the right applicant will be:

  • A team player
  • Motivated for good results
  • Flexible and willing to work rotating weekends

Previous experience in pig stockmanship is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

Salary guide: £20,000 – £28,000 doe + accommodation.

The company can offer excellent career opportunities and training to ensure people reach their full potential.

Tagged as: agriculture, dorset, farm worker, farming, indoor pigs, livestock, pig farm, pigs, sows, stockman, young farmers

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