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Pig Stockperson – Ref 1044 North Somerset

  • Full Time
  • Somerset
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Sep 30, 2021

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

We have an exciting new job opportunity for a Pig Stockperson on a family-run farming enterprise in North Somerset (BS40).

The Red Tractor Assured company has pigs, dairy herds, beef herd, farm shop, cheesemaking facilities and arable.

They have kept pigs for over 70 years and are now involved in contract finishing, so they need a new team member.

Job Description:

  • Working on the Finishing Unit with the Manager
  • Daily checking of pigs
  • Feeding using a Big Dutchman
  • Maintenance jobs
  • Loading pigs
  • Splitting pigs, weighing, using medicines etc.

 

The unit itself consists of 5,000 finishing spaces with a wet feed system all indoors. 

 

Person Specification:

  • Pig farming experience
  • Highest welfare standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Adaptability and willingness to muck in wherever needed
  • Good people skills

 

Salary: £20,000 – £25,000 doe

Plus:

  • Bonus Scheme
  • Farm Shop Discount
  • All workwear provided
  • Training provided
  • Appropriate tools & equipment provided
  • Holiday pay
  • Alternate weekends and an equal share of Bank Holidays off
  • Inclusive works function

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

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