HARTPURY UNIVERSITY

Youngstock Manager

2 days left

Location
Gloucestershire (GB)
Salary
£22,000-£28,000 per annum
Posted
Jan 08, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jan 21, 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Youngstock Manager

£22,000-£28,000 per annum
Accommodation + utility bills + pension + other benefits

12 days per fortnight with alternative weekends off

The ideal candidate will have a track record of rearing dairy and beef replacements to a high standard, experience of diagnosing calf health issues and preventative management. The candidate will be expected to take responsibility for day-old calves until animals join the dairy herd.

As well as rearing dairy replacements, the candidate will be expected to rear, grow and fatten 120 -150 Aberdeen Angus cross calves, gathering data weekly on all aspects of their production. Data from all groups of animals is to be reported to the Farm Manager weekly to allow constant monitoring of the rearing systems, so proven record-keeping skills will be expected.

You will also be expected to be a flexible team player, with a willingness to assist on the other enterprises as needed.

    What We Offer

  • Competitive salary plus rent free accommodation with all utilities bills paid
  • Local government pension
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Employee discount scheme

Please review the job description and person specification for further information. For an informal enquiry please contact andrew.eastabrook@hartpury.ac.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Visit our website www.hartpury.ac.uk to see full details and to apply online, or telephone (01452) 702527 to request documents by post.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 21st January 2020
Interviews will be held on Monday 3rd February 2020

Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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