The Senior Farm Worker (Pig) role requires a dedicated individual with a strong background in pig farming. This role is ideal for someone who is looking to take the next step in their career and assume a position with greater responsibility. Along with a competitive salary, accommodation is provided to ensure a smooth transition into the role for those relocating, including international applicants requiring visa sponsorship.
- Overseeing the daily operations of pig husbandry including feeding, breeding, and farrowing.
- Monitoring animal health and welfare, ensuring any concerns are addressed promptly.
- Leading a team of farm workers, providing training and guidance as needed.
- Maintaining detailed records of farm activities, including compliance with welfare standards.
- Managing inventory of feed and farm supplies, and performing regular equipment checks.
- Ensuring adherence to biosecurity measures across the farm.
- Proven experience in pig husbandry with a track record of successful farm management.
- Leadership skills with the ability to motivate and manage a team.
- Strong communication and organizational skills.
- A flexible approach to work hours and responsibilities, able to handle emergency situations.
- Right to work in the UK (visa sponsorship is available for this role).
Education and Qualifications:
- Relevant qualifications in Agriculture or Animal Science are highly regarded.
- A current driver’s license is beneficial due to the rural location of many farms.
- Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
- Accommodation provided as part of the package.
- Visa sponsorship available for eligible international candidates.
- Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
Salary Range Per Hour:
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Exact compensation details will be discussed during the hiring process.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should visit the official website to submit their application. Please provide a detailed CV, a cover letter highlighting your experience in pig farming, and indicate your requirement for visa sponsorship.
This Senior Farm Worker (Pig) position offers a unique opportunity to grow within the UK agricultural sector, supported by Agricultural Recruitment Specialists’ commitment to connecting talent with opportunity. With accommodation provided and visa sponsorship available, we are keen to welcome dedicated professionals who are ready to take on this rewarding role.