Job Vacancies UK

We have ongoing opportunities for skilled and experienced farm staff from across the UK and other EU countries.  New vacancies are arising on an ongoing basis.  Sometimes these may not be advertised if suitable people are available from our database.

UK & EU applicants

In order to meet our client’s needs, we have ongoing opportunities for skilled and experienced farm staff.  If you are an experienced farm manager, herds person or farm worker and are looking for an opportunity to relocate or to progress your career on a different farm, talk to us about your options.

These are not self-employed positions. Payment is based on hours worked.

Current Vacancies

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Assistant Herdsperson. Orkney Islands. Ref 671.  -  Enquire about this vacancy»

Position:     Assistant Herdspeson

Location:     Orkney Islands, Scotland

The Farm:

This 500 acre well equipped  dairy farm has a herd of 200 cross bred cows. Yields of 9000L are being achieved. Milking is conducted in a 20/20 swing over herringbone parlour twice daily. The herd is  housed in a newly built cubicle housing. The cows are fed out of the parlour by TMR. There are some sucklers cows on this farm.

The Position/Applicant
The person must be a competent assistant herdsperson with experience in similar herd sizes and similar roles previously.Good stockmanship skills are essential, heat detection, AI are important. Foot trimming experience would be an advantage. In the remaining working time, the applicant would be responsible for feeding, scraping out and moving cattle as appropriate so tractor skills and the previous experience of a feeder wagon would be beneficial. Some additional contracting duties are also required to be done

Accommodation will be provided to suit the needs of the successful applicant.

This is a contract position, where the successful person will operate as an agency worker with Farm Solutions. This means that the person will not have sub contractor responsibilities and all statutory tax deductions and payments will be made by Farm Solutions on their behalf. Hourly pay operates, which includes pay for overtime hours worked.

To apply, please forward your CV to recruitmentmanager@farm-solutions.co.uk or phone 0744 2491963 for further information.Assis




Herdsperson. Nottinghamshire. Ref. 678  -  Enquire about this vacancy»

Position:    Herdsperson

Location:      Nottinghamshire

The Farm:

This well equipped dairy farm has a herd of 120 commercial  Holsteins cows.  Milking is conducted a brand new set up consisting of 2 Lely robots. The herd is  cubicle housed in a new cubicle shed  with automatic scrappers and fed using TMR.

The Position/Applicant
The person must be a competent herdsperson with experience in similar herd sizes and similar roles previously. This role will be focusing on herd health and breeding. Knowledge and experience  of robotic milking is important as well as a high degree of computer literacy. 

A high level of competence in foot trimming and AI is required. Knowledge and practical experience of using TMR feeding is also required.


Accommodation will be provided to suit the needs of the successful applicant.

This is a contract position, where the successful person will operate as an agency worker with Farm Solutions. This means that the person will not have sub contractor responsibilities and all statutory tax deductions and payments will be made by Farm Solutions on their behalf. Hourly pay operates, which includes pay for overtime hours worked.

To apply, please forward your CV to recruitmentmanager@farm-solutions.co.uk or phone 0744 2491963 for further information.




Drier Operator/ Tractor driver. Warwickshire. Ref 648.  -  Enquire about this vacancy»

Our client in the Warwickshire has a 2500 arable unit and is looking for 2 people to operate machinery and manage grain drying during  the forthcoming harvest from July until late October.

The farm:

  • Cropping wheat , OSR and beans
  • New Case Machinery, tractors 160-340hp
  • 14-15t trailers
  • Static 3 bed accommodation available to share.

The jobs and candidates:

1. Grain drier operator and cultivating work. Must be a good tractor driver with telescopic/ fork lift certificate. Grain drying experience  preferred

2. Tractor driver with telescopic /forklift experience also for carting work and go on to do cultivation work after the harvest

Only experienced operators who can legally drive heavy loads on the road and  large machinery to apply.

This is a contract position, where the successful person will operate as an agency worker with Farm Solutions. This means that the person will not have sub contractor responsibilities and all statutory tax deductions and payments will be made by Farm Solutions on their behalf. Hourly pay operates, which includes pay for overtime hours worked.

To apply, please forward your CV to recruitmentmanager@farm-solutions.co.uk or phone 0744 2491963 for further information.




Herdsperson. Co.Cork. Ireland. Ref;421.  -  Enquire about this vacancy»

Position:  Herdsperson on a 280 cow herd, with potential to develop a career

Location:  Co Cork,Ireland

A herdsperson is sought for a 280 cow herd, close to Cork city in Ireland.

Farm

This nice farm  runs a herd of 280 cross bred cows. The farm is well invested and has good facilities. As part of the planned development, we are now recruiting an additional person to work with the existing three man team.

The Role

This role is very much focused on caring for the dairy herd. As you would expect on grass based systems some tractor work will also be involved. This will mainly be the operation of the feeder as well as slurry and fertiliser spreading.

The Successful Applicant

We would expect that they will have about 5 years herdsperson experience in a similar size herd. They will have strong cow husbandry skills and will be experienced in managing cow fertility and lameness.

Why apply for this job

This is also a great opportunity of someone to gain further experience with this herd size as well as in grass management. The farmer is keen to help the successful applicant to develop further skills  and to develop a long standing career on his farm. Accommodation in a nice wooden cabin is available free of charge. It is conveniently located in a nice rural area but yet only a short distance from bustling Cork city.

To apply please forward your C.V. to recruitmentmanager@farm-solutions.co.uk or phone the office on 01380720567 or mobile  07442491963. If applying from Ireland, call 053 9236222

 




Interested in a new farming job?   -  Enquire about this vacancy»

New jobs are arising all the time in the UK, Ireland and elsewhere. Sometimes these positions are required to be filled quickly or we already have excellent applications on file.

In these circumstances, we may not list or promote positions.

We advise that if you are interested in seeking a new job in farming and you have good experience and track record, please contact us with your CV and we will see what we can do for you!




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