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General Farm Worker - based at Preston

Myerscough College Farms are looking for someone passionate about farming to join the team as a General Farm Worker.

In this role of General Farm Worker you will be required to assist with the day to day running of the college farms including but not limited to dairy, sheep, beef and tractor operations as directed by the Director of Farm Operations and Innovations and any nominated deputies from time to time.

The successful candidate must be someone who enjoys working both with people and cows, who wants to work within a friendly team in a busy environment and who wants to build on responsibility and take an active part in progressing the herd. 

A Level 3 qualification in an appropriate subject is required and you will need previous experience in an agricultural environment and be able to show a level of knowledge and have a passion for farming.

The role requires a Full UK driving licence as the farm is split across 2 units.

If you are interested in the role – please apply.

For more information please see the job description or for an informal chat call Pat Armitage 07896 704205 or Ruari Martin 07761 835918.

Here at Myerscough College, we offer a fantastic working environment, an attractive benefit package - including access to the Local Government/ Teachers Pension Scheme and a wealth of professional development opportunities.

The role is 50 hours per week, to include alternate weekends

The salary is Subject to National Living Wage in line with age   

The closing date is Friday 21 January 2022

Please visit the College website at www.myerscough.ac.uk to download an application pack.  If you are unable to download an application pack, please contact the HR team on recruitment@myerscough.ac.uk 

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBTQIA applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

Hours
50
Department
Myerscough Farms
Location
Myerscough College (Preston)
Salary
Subject to National Living Wage in line with age
Reference No
GFW-P
Closing Date
Friday 21 January 2022
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