Temporary Part Time Milker

Reference

0903TPTMLINCOLNSHIRE

Job Type

Part Time

Industry

Agriculture

Location

South Ormsby

The South Ormsby Estate are looking for a Temporary Part-Time Milker for a period of 20 weeks

Location – South Ormsby, Lincolnshire

Salary – £10.15-£15.00 per hour depending on experience

Hours of work: Minimum of 4 hours per day, 7 days per week

The village of South Ormsby is an estate of c3000 acres nestled within the Lincolnshire Wolds and is an area of outstanding natural beauty, rich in wildlife.

The custodians of the South Ormsby Estate are restoring the heritage of the estate and rejuvenating the local economy.

Building upon a historic past and using the latest technology their vision is to create the best place to invest, work, live, play and retire to.

In short the aim is to create the best farming estate in the world.

Amongst other ventures, South Ormsby Estate homes Native Pedigree Lincoln Red cattle. This particular breed are on the endangered list with only 450 breeding Native Pedigree Lincoln Red cattle in the UK, 200 of these at South Ormsby.

Temporary Part-Time Milker - The Role:

To provide a milking service for 20-40 cows per day, 7 days a week for a temporary period of 20 weeks possible involve cover holidays and sickness. To milk the cows with their calf at foot in the morning and return them to the field, some electric fence moving may be required.

Temporary Part-Time Milker – Key Responsibilities:

- To herd cattle into the parlour ready for milking and understanding of organic farming

- Milking to take place once a day 

- Feed and diagnose potential disease and injury of the livestock, ensuring that cattle remain healthy

- Return cattle to field after milking

- Rotation of grazing system with electric fencing when needed

- Reporting to the Herd Manager when required

Temporary Part-Time Milker ­– Skills & Experience required:

- Knowledge, experience of rotational grazing systems using electric fences an advantage but training will be given

- Experience of working on a milk unit

- In-depth understanding of cattle with a focus on cow health, welfare and production

- Health and hygiene regulations in production of milk an advantage but training given

- Shows attention to detail in all aspects of their work and a commitment to excellence in all areas

- Knowledge of Microsoft Teams and Outlook

- Genuine love of animals

- Must be clean and well-presented at all times

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has a background in farming with livestock and milking experience and genuine love of animals.

To submit your CV for this exciting Temporary Part-Time Milker opportunity, please press ‘Apply’ now.

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