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Full-Time Work with Roadhogs as a Pig Relief Specialist

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We’re on the hunt to employ talented new Pig Industry staff for our Pig Specialist team. 

We’re offering full-time work on assignments on different units all over the UK.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable experience across different departments.

So, if you’re fed up with the daily grind and want variety and an opportunity to challenge yourself, join Roadhogs’ Relief Team!

How It Works

One week you could be working with a three-week batch system on an outdoor breeding unit, the next month on a 200-sow family-run indoor farm, joining the team on a 2000-sow indoor unit and then on an all-in/all-out finishing setup, to name but a few!

What You Need to Bring

Ideally, you will have 2 years + of experience in the pig industry. But don’t worry if you feel you don’t quite have enough because if you are of the right mindset, ready to embrace a challenge, and not frightened to ask questions, we can help.

You’ll need a driving licence & a car. In addition, you’ll need to be reliable, have good communication skills and can turn up to a unit and hit the ground running.

What Roadhogs Can Offer You

You will be joining a company (us) that has been working in the Pig Industry for the last 30 years, so you’ll be in safe and experienced hands.

We can offer you:

  • Continuous work – once an assignment finishes, another one will start
  • Good pay – £25k – £28k+ doe (paid fortnightly into your bank account)
  • Daily subsistence if you have to self-cater
  • Travel expenses and if you are not local
  • FREE accommodation
  • Work Place Pension
  • Sick pay
  • A way back into the industry if you have been out for a while
  • An excellent way to meet a great variety of producers and pig industry people
  • A first-rate opportunity for learning new skills and production methods – as they are all different
  • Career development
  • Experience in many different approaches to man-management enabling you to improve your skills continually
  • The opportunity to see and explore many different parts of the UK

Contact Us for More Info

If you would like to talk to someone who has done the job, you can speak to Clive Searson, who has travelled to 70 different pig units covering 13 counties!

It would be great to have a chat and talk through the job’s benefits – there’s no obligation and no cost.
Give us a call, and we can discuss how Roadhogs can progress your career within the Industry.

Get in touch with Roadhogs today on Freephone at 0800 999 3655 or 07912864646 or email [email protected].

Here’s what our Pig Specialists have to say about working for Roadhogs.

“I joined the Roadhogs Pig Specialist team for the flexibility and ability to use my van to travel around the UK and experience a wealth of different pig farming practices. 
Three years on, and I have not looked back.
A very caring, efficient employer, and I have to say that Liz and the team do a fantastic job, leaving me proud to be a part of Roadhogs.”

Trevor Warren

“You get to travel around the country, see different setups, and meet lots of people, which adds to your experience as a farmer.
As a Pig Specialist, our expenses (travel, sustenance) are paid for, so I can save quite a lot. Roadhogs always have had a job for me.”

Sergiu Turlea

“I joined the Roadhogs team as the idea of moving from farm to farm appealed to me. My family and I live in France, and the flexibility of this work allows me to go back whenever I want. I like to see how different units operate and I am always learning something new and meeting different characters, which keeps up my level of interest. Quite frankly, the idea of having a permanent job on the same farm for years and years is scary. I think I would get so bored of the same old, same old. I get to see parts of the UK that I otherwise not see.”
Mark Laycock

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