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Temporary Pig Stockperson - Ref 1569 Dorset

General Information

Reference
1569

Location
Dorset DT2

Job Type
Full Time

Driving Licence
Yes

Experience Required
1+ years

Salary
From £12 p/h doe

Description

We are looking to recruit a pig stockperson to provide temporary cover for an indoor breeding unit in Dorset (DT2). 

We are looking for someone reliable, a good team player, flexible, conscientious, and caring about the animals.

This temporary position is not just a job; it's a stepping stone to a promising career in pig farming. With the potential to transition into a permanent role, it offers stability, growth, and the opportunity to make a real impact in the pig unit.


Duties could include, depending on experience:

  • Working with dry sows
  • Artificial Insemination
  • Farrowing
  • Moving Pigs
  • Weaning piglets
  • Fallen stock removal
  • Identification of illness
  • Administering vaccinations and medicine
  • Practicing good biosecurity
  • Accurate record keeping

 

The unit needs a seasoned professional with hands-on experience in pig farming. The ideal candidate should be ready to hit the ground running and ensure a seamless continuation of our operations.

 

Hourly rate: From £12 per hour (DOE), plus free accommodation and daily travel to the farm and home.

 

Start date: June to Sept 2024 (Full-time). 

If not local, free accommodation is provided.

The chosen applicant is expected to work every other weekend.

 

For further details, please call Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd on Freephone at 0800 999 3655 or 07912864646 or email [email protected].

All applications are dealt with in strict confidence, and our applicant service is free. However, not all pig jobs make it to the website, so please consider sending your CV even if you don't see a suitable vacancy.

Currently, we can only accept applications from UK or EU nationals with the right to work in the UK. 

Summary

Farm Nature
Indoor

Farm Size
tbc

Accommodation
Yes

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