Location: Gainsborough
Salary: Up to £8.91 per hour + Overtime Available
Posted: 10 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Agricultural
Contact Name: Ellie Uttley

Trainee Pig Stock - Waddingham

Job Description

Our client based in Waddingham is currently seeking a Trainee Pig Stockman to join their team of 6 people as soon as possible, to work on their 700 sow breeding and rearing farm to work full time on a temporary to permanent arrangement.

The hours of work are 40 hours per week, usually working 6:30am - 3:30pm Monday to Friday. In addition, staff are required to work alternate weekend mornings only from 6:30am - 11:30am. An overtime rate is available after 39 hours.

This position would ideally suit an individual with an interest in animal care who is looking for ongoing career development and willing to achieve industry accredited qualifications.

As this is a trainee role, the pay rate will be based on national minimum wage for the first 3 months. Pay rises will be linked to successful achievement of the qualifications.

The role involves the care of pigs of various ages including feeding, cleaning out and handling and moving duties. Additional duties from an early stage require the trainee to use initiative and take responsibility. These include: -

  • Feeding and hygiene tasks
  • Routing health management of sow and piglets
  • Moving and handling pigs
  • Checking and recording of feed levels, water and environmental temperatures

No previous experience of pigs is necessary but a qualification in animal care would be an advantage.

You would also join the company in house training scheme which includes a mixture of on the farm skills training and off-site classroom training.

Own transport is essential in order to reach the location of the remote site.

Please apply in the first instance or call Barker Ross Lincoln today on 01522 551910 for more information!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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