Farmhand

Recruiter
Tresco
Location
Isles of Scilly, Cornwall
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
04 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Experienced
Language
English

Farmhand - Tresco, Isles of Scilly - Accommodation Provided.

 

Are you a practically minded, fully hands on Stockperson in the right place at the right time?

Permanent roles like this are a once in a lifetime opportunity that will offer you the chance of relocating to the Red Tractor assured farm on the beautiful island of Tresco in the Isles of Scilly.

In this essential island role all duties relate to a small closed Limosin X suckler herd reared on grass -

  • You will assist the Farm Manager with all duties relating to caring for the herd.
  • You will essentially have PA1 and PA2 certificates.
  • You will ideally have experience in calving, grassland management and crop growing and weed control.
  • You will work as part of a close team in supporting the land management of the island.
  • As part of your duties you will need to safely drive plant and machinery such as tractors and be capable of working with the engineering department to carry out some plant maintenance.
  • You will be able to implement practical skills in boundary maintenance such as fencing, gate and wall repairs.
  • You will be able to assist the Farm Manager to carry out some veterinary skills such as hoof trimming, calf disbudding, castrating and ear tagging.
  • You will ensure safe practices at all times within your work environment.

If you are the one for us please apply with a cover letter and CV.