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TEMP Pig Farm Worker – Ref 1024 Yorkshire

  • Full Time
  • Yorkshire
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • This position has been filled
  • Aug 31, 2021

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

We have a temporary opportunity for a Pig Farm/Arable Worker on a pig & arable farm in Yorkshire (YO8).

The temporary booking is for two months.

Pigs:

The candidate will be working independently in looking after 2000 bed and breakfast pigs from 40kg through to finish.

  • Checking pigs, injecting/drawing out sick pigs, checking feed and water supply
  • Keeping basic stock and medicine records
  • Bedding up and scraping out using 4-tonne Telehandler with teagle straw chopper
  • Out and in loading/sorting pigs between batches
  • Mucking out buildings between batches using Telehandler and muck grab and preparing for the following batch
  • A small amount of pressure washing

 

Arable:

The remainder of the role will need to be in arable.

  • Stacking large quadrant bales with Telehandler in the field
  • Loading trailers with bales and transporting bales to and from farms
  • Leading muck with tractor and trailer using modern 170-200hp tractors
  • Cultivating stubbles, raking straw and flail mowing – experience not necessary, however, needs to be competent operating a tractor and willing to learn
  • May be occasional general low skill farm/machinery maintenance jobs

 

Essential requirements:

  • Full UK driving license and own vehicle
  • Experience in tractor driving and towing/reversing fixed axle trailers.
  • Competent in operating a Telehandler (Telehandler certificate preferred)

 

Rate – £9.50 – £10.50 per hour

Plus:

  • Free accommodation (if needed)
  • Travel expenses
  • Daily subsistence (if applicable)

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