Farm Stock Person
Fixed term for 12 months, initially
South Staffordshire College require an experienced Stock Person to work as part of a small team under the direction of the Farm Operations Manager.
The Stock Person be responsible for high quality care and welfare of the farm livestock on the college farm which forms part of the 450 acre Rodbaston Estate in Staffordshire. The mixed livestock farm comprises beef, sheep and cereal enterprises and is operated on a commercial basis which also supports teaching and learning in agriculture and related land based industries.
South Staffordshire College has recently invested over £5.4m with the launch of the new Agri-STEM Academy, which is located adjacent to the farm.
The successful applicant will be educated to at least NVQ level 3 or possess at least 3 years’ experience of livestock husbandry to high standards.
Experience in operation of farm machinery, record keeping and a knowledge of all aspects of livestock production methods, animal health and nutrition is required.
Knowledge of pedigree breeding and preparation of show cattle would also be advantageous.
Applications will be considered upon receipt.
For an application pack please email your details quoting the post reference number to: firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.southstaffs.ac.uk/about-us/college-vacancies/ to download an application form and job description.
South Staffordshire College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.
This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, medical clearance and satisfactory references.
Please be aware successful applicants will be expected to fund their own DBS check, which is currently at £44.00