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Senior Shepherd – Somerset – Salary to £30,000 + House (3 bed)

Job Title: Senior Shepherd – Somerset – Salary to £30,000 + House (3 bed)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Somerset
Reference: 12857B
Contact Name: Claire Morgan
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 18, 2020 15:34

Job Description


Senior Shepherd – Somerset – Salary to £30,000 + House (3 bed)

The Farm: -

A circa 1000-acre farm in the stunning Somerset countryside, home to 1100 ewes, 200 beef sucklers, a small herd of pedigree limousin cattle and 70 acres of arable (feed).  A family run farm, with stock quality and welfare at the heart of the business.

The Job:

This will be a ‘hands on’ role, providing support to the Farm Manager, taking care of the daily needs of the livestock and managing a small team of general farm workers.

You will have previous experience of lambing and calving, general stock welfare including vaccinating and all general farm duties.

You will be educated to a good standard and have experience of monitoring stock, record keeping and reporting.

You will be passionate about your work, dedicated to the livestock, a competent manager of people and a team player.

The Candidate:

  • Livestock husbandry experience – Sheep and Cattle.
  • A good communicator and good people skills.
  • Experience of managing people.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Proficient with operating farm machinery.
  • Your own sheep dogs would be an advantage.

The Package:

Salary to £30,000 + House (3 bed in nearby village)

If interested, then please email your CV to Claire Morgan, Recruitment Director at

We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.

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