Pig Stockperson

Posted 31 October 2023
Salary £25000 - £29000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Agricultural & Farm ServicesAnimal Health, Equestrian & VeterinaryFarming
Contact NameCharlotte Powell

Job description

Are you passionate about pigs and looking for a new career? We are recruiting for a pig stockperson who is responsible for executing various husbandry duties as part of a team on a daily basis.

  • Implementing daily routines to achieve individual unit goals.
  • Ensuring the basic welfare requirements of animals are met through daily tasks.
  • Identifying and implementing best practices consistently.
  • Developing personal skills to meet unit targets and operate effectively.
  • Operating within the welfare codes of practice and environmental parameters.
  • Assisting the Pig Unit Manager and Assistant Pig Manager in implementing and developing unit strategies to meet targets.
  • Operating safely in accordance with health and safety guidelines.
Main Tasks:
  • Daily feeding, watering, and monitoring of animal health and environment.
  • Providing support and covering for other team members as directed by the Line Manager.
  • Carrying out routines as specified by the Line Manager.
  • Reporting any compromises to animal welfare to the Manager.
  • Participating in training courses as required to enhance operational skills.
  • Ensuring a safe work environment and reporting potential safety hazards.
  • Maintaining cleanliness and tidiness in the work area.
£25.5k - £29k DOE.
Accomadation can be provided (additional cost)
Work Hours: A minimum of 39 hours per week, with flexibility to work as required to achieve targets, including some bank/public holidays, weekend work, and night shifts as needed.
Holidays: 31 days per year, including Bank Holidays.
Other Benefits: Company Health Scheme, Company Pension Scheme.
Please email your CV to Charlotte Powell, Senior Recruitment Delivery Consultant: Cpowell@agriRS.co.uk
We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

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