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Herdsperson - based at Myerscough Farms - Preston Campus (1)

Would you like to be part of a team that helps shape a great learning experience for students?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Myerscough Farms Team as a Herdsperson.

As a Herdsperson you will have day to day responsibility for managing a 10,000L intensive herd of 200 Holstein-Friesian cows. Working as part of a team across our 300ha mixed farming estate including dairy, beef, sheep, arable and teaching operations.

The successful candidate will have an appropriate qualification in agriculture minimum Level 3 or evidence of suitable practical experience of milking cows in a well-run similar sized herd, experience of using and maintaining appropriate tractors/farm equipment. (including livestock equipment), evidence of cattle work and ability to milk, an ability to maintain a well prepared, realistic and safe working environment and develop the professional attitude of the students towards their work and provide an opportunity for them to practice and develop their skills alongside GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above in English.

If you are interested in the role – please apply.

For more information please see the job description.

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

The role is on average 65 hours per week.

Competitive salary and benefits for the right candidate.

The closing date is Tuesday 8 December 2020

Interviews to held week commencing 14 December 2020

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

Hours
The role is on average 65 hours per week.
Department
Director of Farm Operations and Innovations
Location
Myerscough College (Preston)
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits for the right candidate.
Reference No
HERD01
Closing Date
Tuesday 8 December 2020
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