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Livestock Handler / Stock Person

Livestock Handler / Stock Person

Mrs Dowsons Farm Park are looking for a livestock handler/stock person to join a team assisting in providing a high standard of care to a variety of animals and caring for and milking a small dairy herd as part of the farm park experience.

The Role

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Duties to include (but not limited to)

  • Preparation of feeds & daily feed run operations

  • Cleaning out of animal paddocks and enclosures

  • Closely monitoring animal health and well-being 

  • Maintaining safe, clean, warm and dry environments for the animals

  • The ability to speak confidently to an audience of general public while milking the cows.

  • A genuine interest in animal welfare 

  • Practical hands-on and hard-working approach to work 

  • Capable to carry out manual handling 

  • Ability to work alone and within a team 

  • Good communication skills

  • Experience of outdoor working in all Seasons 

  • Excellent time-keeping and attendance to work

  • A driving licence is desirable for the ability to drive a Tractor/trailer

Position Requirements

Quite simply, you'll be working in our fast-moving, high energy environment and we’re looking for a genuine smile plus an ability to connect with visitors and make them feel valued. This post is for those able to work weekends and school holidays, starting before 9 am and being able to work up to 7 pm, as part of a rota.

Position Attributes

To join us as a Team Member you’ll need to be confident in approaching and dealing with visitors. Friendly, courteous and helpful behaviour will come naturally to you and you’ll work well as part of a team. Effective communication skills such as attentive listening, face-to-face verbal communication and eye contact are a must. You’ll also need to understand the importance of maintaining high standards of quality and service at a diverse range of tasks. The ability to maintain high energy levels whilst working both efficiently and productively is essential. Finally, your appearance should be smart, clean and approachable.

Please email for an application form or click on the link below to access it.

To apply send your CV to pam.eckton@mrsdowsons.co.uk

We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Job Type: Flexible Time

Pay Rate:

  • 40 hours per week including weekends

  • Full training will be given.

  • A competitive salary will be offered for the right candidate

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