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Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Farm Worker - South

Reports to: Senior Livestock Officer

Salary: £18,115.50 per annum

Based: Coombe Bissett Down, Salisbury

Contract: Full time permanent – 37.5 hours/week

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is seeking a farm worker to help maintain a substantial head of livestock and significant levels of machinery and equipment, buildings and livestock handling facilities throughout the Trust’s southern farming operation. The post holder will work closely with the Senior Livestock Officer to ensure conservation grazing plans are adhered to and records are kept; thus providing a first class conservation service for our key nature reserves in south Wiltshire.

Applicants must share the Trust’s vision for managing special landscapes, be committed and flexible and be prepared to work variable hours (including regular weekends and occasional bank holidays) as the role demands. This opportunity would suit someone with stock husbandry, agricultural equipment and estate maintenance skills, with a strong desire to broaden and further their knowledge in this specialised area of farming. However we would also welcome applications from candidates new to farming as training can be provided. It is essential that the successful applicant holds a full driving licence.

To apply for this position please complete our Application Form which can be found, together with a full Job Description on our website.

If you would like to discuss this role informally, please contact Jonathan Clarke (Farming Enterprise Manager) on JClarke@wiltshirewildlife.org or 07720896291.

If you would need to relocate for this role and would like to discuss accommodation please contact Sam Stork on sams@wiltshirewildlife.org

Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 18th October

(Successful candidates will be notified within 1 week of receipt of their application. If you have not heard from us by this date then unfortunately you will have been unsuccessful. It is Trust policy not to provide feedback at this stage).

Interview Date: To be arranged with the candidate

Please submit your application to recruitment@wiltshirewildlife.org

Please note we are only able to accept applications via our application form and when completing the form please ensure you use the ‘supporting statement’ section to evidence how you believe you meet the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Job Description. This information will be used in our short-listing process.

Closing Date: 18/10/2021  Location: Coombe Bissett Down, Salisbury

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