General Farm Worker/Tractor Driver - Yorkshire - Velcourt
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Position General Farm Worker/Tractor Driver Location Yorkshire No. Required 1 Period Permanent - immediate

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a tractor driver with a keen eye for detail and good communication skills to join our farm team at our Askham Bryan College Farm. We are a mixed farming enterprise just outside York covering 200ha. We are seeking an individual who will work alongside the current team at Westfield Farm, assisting with all duties relating to the dairy, sheep and beef enterprises. The farm milks 150 pedigree Holstein Friesian cows twice a day through a 10/10 rapid exit parlour and 60 through a robotic system. The milking takes around 1.5 hours to complete. The farm rears all its beef x dairy calves through a brand-new calf rearing and beef rearing system. The farm also has a flock of 200 breeding ewes lambing in February. We also farm a small block of arable growing a mixture of crops including Maize, Wheat, Barley, Sugar beet and vining peas.

Your main responsibilities will be:
• The TMR diet feeding of all livestock on the farm
• To operate and maintain all machinery on the farm to a high standard.
• To assist with the livestock enterprises where necessary.

This role has great variety and provides a great opportunity for an individual to expand their knowledge and experience on a variety of different enterprises.

Full driving licence and telehandler ticket are essential. All other relevant training will be provided.

The successful candidate will be required to work in line with the rota which will include weekend work. The rota allows for 4 days off fortnightly.

The role includes 35 days annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays and a very good pension scheme.

Accommodation can be discussed for this position.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your CV and cover letter to Henry Abbiss


24.06.24


Accommodation: Available

Address: Askham Bryan College Farm
York
Yorkshire


For More Information

For more information please contact Henry Abbiss 07761 775214 habbiss@velcourt.co.uk


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