Agriculture Apprentice

Closing Date for Applications: 1 June 2023
Standard / Level: Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Agriculture
Location: Welbatch Farm, Annscroft, Shrewsbury, SY5 8BA
Working for: R Kent & Son
Starting Salary: Discussed at interview

We are looking for an assistant herdsperson to join our team milking 300 autumn block calving cows just south of Shrewsbury. The role would include being involved in all aspects of the dairy business as part of a team. We will provide all necessary training. The role will include milking, calf feeding, scraping, feeding cows, fencing, moving stock, general stock work. Flexible hours and rota to fit in with apprentice training.

Please list main activities of the job in full detail:

  •  Milking
  •  Calf feeding
  •  Scraping yards and bedding down
  •  Feeding cows using feeder wagon
  •  Fencing
  •  Moving stock
  •  Stock work including weighing calves and vaccinating
  •  Calving
  •  Keeping farm clean and tidy