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Pig Trainee - Newbottle

JSR Farms are one of the UK’s leading pig breeding companies based in Southburn, East Yorkshire.  We produce our own commercial pigs, bred from our own top quality breeding stock. We now have an exciting opportunity for someone to develop a fulfilling career within the pig industry.

We ae looking for an energetic person to join our Pig Trainee Scheme. The Scheme includes a competitive wage and full training based on the Certificates of Competence in Pig Husbandry and Animal Welfare. 

There are no formal entry requirements, though a keen interest in pigs is essential.  The Scheme would last 2/3 years and would be farm-based.

Resposible for

  • Animals in their care under supervision of the line manager; adhering to the welfare regulations set out in the code of recommendations for the welfare of livestock
  • Working in a safe manner under guidance from senior team members making sure work routines in farm risk assessments are followed in accordance with the Health and Safety at work Act
  • Developing as an effective team member
  • Developing knowledge of the unit working practices
  • Promoting and practicing the JSR Core Values

Main tasks

  • To learn work routines which will optimise performance on the pig unit
  • To progress learning by completing JSR training program and completing Certificates of competence to level 2 standard

Closing Date - Friday 5th October 2018

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