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Calf Rearer

Estates Farm Dairy (CDSI)

Location:  Sutton Bonington
Salary:  £22,149 to £24,948 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. Salary with expected overtime around £32,000 per annum.
Closing Date:  Tuesday 07 February 2023
Reference:  NHE000923

This role is an opportunity for an early career applicant or someone with experience who would like to work in a busy farm environment. You will join a team and work primarily in the Youngstock department but may be needed in other areas of the farming business through the year. The role is a mixture of machinery based work and hands-on animal care. 

The role requires confidence with livestock, the ability to operate modern machinery, excellent team-working skills and an ability to follow farm procedures. Training can be provided in some of these areas and a willingness to learn and adhere to our high standards of animal care is most important.

Further information regarding the duties for this post can be found on the attached job role profile.

What’s in it for you 

  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications to further your career ambitions that may lead to different career paths and career progression. 
  • An excellent holiday allowance of 26 days, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service- 24/7 support. 
  • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.
  • Staff Networks, events and activities and state of the art sports facilities. 
  • A permanent post with all the tools you need to do a great job.
  • Uniform provided.

This position is offered on a permanent basis. This post will work a minimum 36.25 hours per week plus regular overtime paid at x 1.5 rate for any hours worked over 36.25 per week and at x 2 rate for bank holidays and university closure days. Hours worked by rota averaging 5 days out of 7 including early mornings, some evenings and regular weekends. The current rota is 10 days on 4 days off, with the four days off being alternate Friday to Monday. Job share arrangements may be considered.

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Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Please quote ref. NHE000923

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