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Senior Stockperson - Chicken Growing Broiler Farms

Date Posted:
11 Jul 2019
Contract Type:
Job Advert
We have ambitious plans for the future, and there hasn’t been a more exciting time to join us, as we embark on a journey of growth and continued commitment to offering our customers the very best products and service.

Join us as a Senior Stockperson and you can be a part of the ambitious team that brings Avara Foods to life. 
Location: Herefordshire
Working Hours: Saturday & Sunday 0700 - 1130 / Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 0730 - 1600
  33 hours (Extra hours available as and when required) 
Purpose of the role:

The Senior Stocksperson / Poultry worker will work closely with the Farm Management team, ensuring the well being and performance of the livestock, although this will by definition, extend to the up keep and appearance of the site as a whole. 

This is an ideal opportunity to join our Agriculture team and advance a career within our Agriculture Operations. 

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Working in Poultry houses – walking the shed, laying shavings, handling chickens
  • Looking after bird welfare 
  • General farm duties such as ground maintenance, including use of equipment
  • Complete relevant paperwork as required
  • Willingness to work on other farms to support if required. 
What we are looking for:
  • Intermediate level of numeracy and literacy 
  • Need to possess own transport
  • Manual handling experience is desirable but full training will be given
  • Previous experience of working in an Agricultural environment or similar position is desirable but if you have a passion for Agriculture, do get in touch
  • Poultry Welfare Certificate is desirable
  • NVQ Level 2 in livestock production (or equivalent) is desirable 
Due to Bird Welfare, it is important that you do not possess any avian pets or poultry. 

What’s in it for you?

As a valued member of our Agricultural team you can also look forward to a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. 

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!