Livestock Person (Beachin Stud, near Chester)

Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Pet, Vet & Animal Health
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive, dependent on experience
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Job ref: LP071021LP
Published: 11 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Livestock Person (Beachin Stud, near Chester)

Cogent Breeding Ltd

Reporting to: Lead Stockman

Primary Location: Beachin Stud, Lea Lane, Aldford, Chester, CH3 6JQ

Working Hours: Full Time

Type: Permanent

Benefits: Competitive Salary, Relocation Package (if applicable), 21 days annual leave increasing to 23 days after 12 months’ service and increasing to 25 days after 2 years’ service plus bank holidays, Pension, Life Assurance (4 times basic salary), Employee Discounts.

Main Purpose of Role:

To be responsible for all aspects of bull welfare, handling and semen collection from our world class genetic merit beef and dairy sires.

Key Responsibilities:

• Bull handling and assisting with semen collection and the daily care of livestock

• To ensure animal welfare standards / health and safety regulations are adhered to

• All factors relating to maintenance, breeding and welfare to ensure a clean and healthy environment is maintained

• Must be livestock free and bio-security conscious

• To continuously develop and improve themselves and the way they work

• To comply with Company policy and best practise in security, legal and regulatory compliance

• To complete any other duties as required from time to time

What will I need to be considered for this Livestock Person vacancy?

Essential Skills and Attributes:

• Prior experience of livestock handling or showing although full training will be given

• Willing to work as part of a team but capable of taking individual responsibility

• A clean driving license

• Bobcat / Tractor license and experience, however training will also be provided

Additional Information:

• Flexible approach to work, taking part in a 7 day Rota to include spring/summer public holidays

What will I receive in return?

• You will be joining a reputable business with a friendly culture where you'll be able to apply your expertise and skills, be encouraged and supported to further develop your career.

• Competitive, dependent on experience

Enhanced Benefits:

• Annual leave entitlement starting at 21 days, up to 25 days following 2 years service, plus bank holidays

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• Matching Pension Scheme

• Life Assurance

• Long Service Awards at 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 years

• Employee Discounts

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