Location: Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Salary: £7.70 - £8.21 per hour
Posted: 4 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Agricultural
Contact Name: Ellie Uttley

Trainee Pig Stock Person - Waddingham

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Trainee Pig Stock Person to join a large pig breeding farm based just outside of Gainsborough. This is a temporary position to cover a period of sickness for approximately 8 weeks however, there may be potential to be offered a permanent contract depending upon performance. The working day will be 8 hours Monday to Friday each week.

The role involves the care of pigs at 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 on a rage of tasks which include:-

  • Working as part of a team responsible for minor veterinary tasks such as vaccinations
  • Check and recording of feed levels, water and environmental temperatures
  • Observation of livestock to assist the other team members in achieving high standards of health and welfare of the animals

No previous experience of working with pigs is necessary, but a qualification in animal care would be seen as an advantage.

Candidates must also have their own transport in order to reach the location of this remote site.

Please send your CV in the first instance or call the Lincoln Office today on 01522 551910 for further 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.

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