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Farm Operative

Date Posted:
30 Aug 2019
Contract Type:
Job Advert

We are hiring! Due to continued growth we are recruiting for a Farm Operative to join our team, based at our farm in Enstone, Oxfordshire.

We are a leading supplier of Poultry products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. With ambitious plans for the future, there hasn’t been a more exciting time to join us.

Join us as a Farm Operative and you can be a part of the aspiring team that brings Avara Foods to life.

Purpose of the role

As a Farm Operative and a member of the Agriculture Team, you’ll help manage the day to day running of the farm with farm management, in keeping with company parameters to ultimately provide a profitable and efficient operation.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring adherence to the company Health and Safety and Bio-security procedures

  • Maintain health and welfare of the stock by ensuring feed and drink systems are functional and accessible at all times

  • Upholding hygiene standards

  • Checking and monitoring bird welfare

  • General assistance with farm needs and requirements

What we are looking for:

  • You will have passion for the role and the progression for a career within the agricultural division

  • You will have excellent communications skills and have the flexibility to work alongside the business needs

  • As a Farm Operative, you will need to be committed and willing to learn

  • You will need to have your own means of transport

As a Farm Operative, your role will vary however, this will give you a great overview of the various stages of the poultry growing cycle and is a strong starting point for anyone wishing to start their career in this field.


What’s in it for you?

We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.

We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. As a Farm Support Manager, you can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

  • 31 days annual leave

  • Life assurance cover

  • Various lifestyle benefits

  • 3% pension contribution