SHEEP & BEEF
We require a worker for 8 to 10 months from August 2018 to April 2019. Mainly working outside on the farm with some work in the house, an 85% 15% split.
Applicant will have to want to live with and interact with a busy family. 4 Children ranging from 9yrs to 19 yrs.
Have a good sense of humour.
Meals are eaten with the family.
Accommodation : Applicants have full use of the house facilities ie bathroom, lounge, TV, etc. The bedroom is a caravan connected to power, 15 metres from the house.
No prior experience required, but some experience with livestock would be an advantage. On the job training given where required.
Applicant must be motivated and keen with a good work ethic. Capable of physical work, they will need a drivers licence, no criminal convictions, no drugs and be a non smoker.
About the farm
2500 ewes, 800 hoggets and 50 rams.
100 rising 1 year old Fresian bulls, 24 Highland Cows and 20 Highland calves.
Other animals are 9 dogs, 3 cats, 3 ponies and 8 goats.
Our farm is rolling to steep hill country with a little bit of flat terrain.
Applicant will be required to take part in all day to day jobs on the farm. Covering things such as tractor work, weed spraying, farm maintenance, animal husbandry and some household jobs etc.