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Shepherd - based at Myerscough Farms - Preston Campus

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 Shepherd.

As a Shepherd on the farm you will be responsible for the day to day management of the College flock and any other livestock or duties deputised to you which includes the management of a mixed indoor and outdoor lowland flock to achieve agreed KPI’s including all management and husbandry tasks, grazing and field management, machinery work, estate maintenance and student/staff management while in your supervision.

Essential for this role you will need suitably trained working dogs with the ability to manage them appropriately to aid with the work.

The successful candidate will have an appropriate Level 3 qualification in an appropriate subject or Craft Grade Certificate in agricultural discipline or evidence of suitable practical experience in an agricultural environment 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 hours are variable due to the seasonal nature of the role but will include weekend work

Competitive salary and benefits for the right candidate.

The closing date is Friday 15 January 2021

 Please contact the HR team on recruitment@myerscough.ac.uk for an application pack

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.

The hours are variable due to the seasonal nature of the role but will include weekend work
Myerscough farms
Myerscough College (Preston)
Competitive salary and benefits for the right candidate
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Closing Date
Friday 15 January 2021
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