Poultry Farm Manager

Vaughans Farms ltd is currently recruiting a full-time Poultry Farm Manager to work on our chicken (broiler) farm in the wonderful village of Kingsland just outside of Leominster, HR6
We are a private farm business with one recently built site for broiler production, the farm also has an arable operation as well as cattle and sheep. We pride ourselves on the highest animal welfare and bio security standards. We employ a small team in the farming business and pride ourselves on looking after our employees with members of the team currently at 50+years of service. We expect employees to maintain a high work ethic as well as keep the safety standards high too.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Day to day management of the farm
• Producing chicken to the highest standard
• Ensuring the highest level of Bird Welfare and Bio Security
• Maintaining safe working practises
• Ensuring ventilation, feed vaccinations and conditions are kept at optimum levels
• Keeping accurate records – computer and paper
• Working in Poultry Houses - handling chickens, laying shavings, walking sheds
• General farm duties, site maintenance
• Happy and able to work as a team and alone

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
• NVQ Level 2 in Poultry Production is desired
• Poultry Passport
• Previous poultry experience mostly necessary but willing to take on an unexperienced candidate is they show the right credentials to train on.
• Reasonable level of computer skills (Microsoft Office) is essential
• Manual Handling training is desirable
• Rough terrain telescopic handler training is desirable

THE PACKAGE:
• Full time
• Competitive Remuneration to the right individual - £30,000+ and will be discussed more at interview
• Accommodation in the village is provided (1 mile from site)


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