|Location||Devizes, United Kingdom|
Animal and Equine
How to Apply
Gore Cross Farm is a 9500acre mixed organic farm on Salisbury Plain. We currently have a 700 cow beef suckler herd and followers, calving in 2 blocks and selling stores at 12 months along with 1000acres of arable.
Having had a recent change in management, over the next 2 years we are converting our arable to a beef finishing rotation, looking to finish of grass/herbal leys by 30 months and moving to a tighter once a year spring calving.
We are looking for an experienced stockperson, to join our team of 5, starting as soon as possible. You need to enjoy and be experienced with beef cattle, able to calve alone, administer veterinary medicines and drive a tractor, ATV and telescopic handler. This permanent position involves long hours at busy times of year and regular weekend working, although we try to have a rota with regular days off.
All overtime is paid at 1.5 x normal pay and a refurbished family house is available at £125pcm. Wages: To be discussed if offered the role.
Hours: Usually around 40-45 a week although you will do more at busy times of the year.
Accommodation: 3 Bedroom Cottage available with the job at a subsidized rent of £125/month. The house is 200 yards from the farmyard and 100 yards from hourly bus service to local towns. It is about a mile from village shop, pub and there are good local schools.
Other Information: We have good cattle handling facilities (and are investing in more), we have large modern and efficient cattle buildings and a full set of farm machinery in good condition. T
he successful applicant will be expected to help with some tractor work i.e hay making but no specific arable skills are required. Workshop and fabrication skills would be a bonus.