29 Nov 2020

So, what will I be doing?

Holt Farms in Blagdon North Somerset (part of the Yeo Valley Family farms) require an experienced Herdsperson for our 240 cow British Friesian Herd, supplying organic milk to Yeo Valley.

We are proud to be a progressive organic farm with excellent facilities including, TMR feeding, 20:20 Westfalia computer linked parlour with ACRs, auto ID, cubicles, auto scrapers, and loose housing for dry cows.

We need someone to join the team who is willing to take responsibility within their role and preferably be AI and foot trimming trained.

We offer on farm training and the opportunity to attend discussion groups or vet meetings when available.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established team in a beautiful part of North Somerset.

Sounds interesting, what do I need?

You will need to have at least one complete years’ experience of working on a dairy farm.

Ideally you will be AI trained.

You will be willing to work as part of the team and to learn new skills.

You will thrive in a Health and Safety conscious culture.

You will enjoy interact with the public and our farm visitors.

Why should I join the family?

We’re always on the lookout for talented people to come and join us here in the Valley.

We offer and excellent remuneration package including competitive salary dependent on experience, accommodation, 8% company pension, regular time off, health and welfare package.

We might be a group of businesses all owned by the Mead family, but we do things very differently here. Everyone who works with us is part of our family (all 1800 of us).

We’ve got 10 sites spanning 8 locations across Somerset, Devon, and most recently London, and we’ve got people doing all sorts of things, from hospitality and property management through to sales and marketing as well as technical, engineering, farming and dairy operations roles.

Please bear in mind that our closing dates are used as a guide for when the application window is expected to close. We reserve the right to close the application window sooner than the date displayed if we can. We therefore recommend that you get your application in straight away – and don’t miss the opportunity to join us.

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