Livestock Manager / Farm Operator

at Westerlands
Location Graffham, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Date Posted 10/11/2021
Category Agriculture
Animal and Equine
Food and Fresh Produce
Job Type Full-Time Vacancies
Closing Date 10/12/2021
Start Date ASAP
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Description

How to Apply

Set in the heart of the South Downs National Park, West Sussex, UK, ‘Westerlands’ is close to the village of Graffham. An opportunity exists to join this family business that now has a diversified mix of different operations.

  • Cattle: Dexter beef (70 head)
  • Sheep: NZ Romneys (100 ewes) 2 Rams
  • 2 Livery yards (horses)
  • Campsite
  • Property rentals
  • Storage facilities
  • Events
  • Pheasant shoot
  • Deer Stalking

The Role: One person or a team of two / couple on a Full Time basis

We are seeking enthusiastic and skilled farm operators and knowledgeable livestock managers.

The Applicant:

We are seeking positive, reliable and practical individuals with excellent communication skills, someone who naturally takes ownership and responsibility, is happy to work alone as well as part of a small team and where taking initiative is also key. A commercial awareness is desirable as are problem-solving and practical skills. A strong, confident character is welcome but integrity is important, too. We are a community and so a collaborative work ethic is a must. This opportunity would suit an energetic, motivated individual who has a ‘can do’ attitude.

A UK Driving licence is essential. Candidates from agricultural college will be considered if looking to expand their knowledge and experience.

Tractor driving / trailer towing and JCB experience is necessary for the role.

The role is offered on a full time basis, with salary dependent on experience.

Please send CVs with a cover letter to Sarah who can be contacted on sarah@westerlands.com

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