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Casual Farm Operative

We are looking for a flexible and motivated individual with agricultural experience to join our Farm team on a causal basis to provide additional support during peak periods and cover for holidays and other absences in our core farm team.

You will provide support to all aspects of the farm enterprise as required including assisting with harvest, lambing and livestock management to ensure the highest levels of animal welfare are maintained. You will operate a range of farm machinery as required to contribute to the smooth running of the farm estate. You will also assist in the maintenance of farm machinery and assist the farm staff to provide meaningful and relevant experience to students as part of their course. The hours will be variable to reflect peak periods of activity on the farm and to provide support when other farm staff may be absent.

You will have previous experience of working in an arable and/or livestock business and have proven experience in the safe use and maintenance of a range of farm vehicles and machinery. You will have a flexible approach to you work to be able to meet seasonable and business needs including the ability to work at evenings and weekends. You will be able to demonstrate a genuine commitment to the efficient running of a mixed farm enterprise and be keen to make a difference to students who are starting out in their careers.

There are too many benefits to working at Moulton College to include them all. Aside from the location (Moulton is located in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside covering over 450 hectares, with a further 170 hectares rented as grazing for our livestock), Moulton College boasts a dedicated, skilled and experienced staff team and an aspirational student body. As a valued employee at Moulton College you will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • Eligibility for Local Government Pension Scheme
  • High street discounts
  • Generous holiday entitlement accrual
  • On site gym
  • Free onsite parking

If you have high standards of work and are keen to share your expertise with our team this is the opportunity for you!!

Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted upon receipt.

The College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Please note that all successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced background check conducted by the Disclosure & Barring Service prior to employment commencing.

To apply for this role, please download the college application form, complete and return via email to jobs@moulton.ac.uk; these are located on the College website at https://www.moulton.ac.uk/work...; Alternatively email jobs@moulton.ac.uk to request an application pack.

CV’s will not be considered.

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