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Elan Valley Trust

Shepherd & Estate Worker

Salary: £22,000-£28,000, commensurate with experience
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Elan Estate, Elan Village, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5HP

Job Overview:

We are seeking an enthusiastic Shepherd and Estate Worker who can manage livestock in an upland farm environment and fulfil a range of general estate maintenance tasks.

You will be responsible for the day to day shepherding of one of our hill holdings, and working as part of a wider team you will support our other livestock enterprises and perform a range of estate maintenance tasks.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Experienced in managing livestock (both sheep and cattle) in an upland environment
  • A great team player
  • Experienced in carrying out maintenance works (fencing, chainsaw and general “handyman” work)
  • Adaptable and keen to support the wider ambitions of the Trust

The benefits:

  • Join an experienced team in a great location
  • 23 days annual leave rising to a maximum of 28) plus bank holidays
  • Enhanced pension contributions

A job pack is available from our website 

Closing Date: 12pm Monday 3rd April 2023

Closing Date: 03/04/2023  Location: Elan Estate, Elan Village, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5HP

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