Poultry Caretaker £17,645 per annum East Midlands, United Kingdom
Great opportunity has arisen to join a leading company based in Lissington , Lincolnshire as a Poulty Caretaker.
Job purpose: The key responsibility of this position is ensure that the premium breeding stock are well maintained during the rearing stages. (Day old chicks to approximately 18 weeks). Responsibilities To proactively maintain poultry to a high standard through: Ensuring that stock has ready access to fresh water and a diet to maintain full health and vigour. Ensuring that stock has an appropriate environment including shelter and a comfortable resting area Ensuring that stock are free from pain, injury or disease by ensuring preventative measures or rapid diagnosis and treatment. Ensuring that stock is provided sufficient space, proper facilities and company of the own kind. Ensuring that conditions and treatment avoid mental suffering to the stock. To observe all hygiene rules, this includes personal hygiene, hand washing, boot dipping/changing and the wearing of all protective clothing. Recording information such as bird weight, feed intake and mortality. Transferring birds between pens To strictly adhere to all bio-security rules. To ensure food is weighed accurately. Maintain house hygiene, dusting, light fitment cleaning, sweeping up, friable litter and clean bootdips. To ensure nest boxes are kept clean. Maintain accurate record keeping - house temperature, mortality, egg collections. Keep the farm clean and tidy. Adhere to all Farm Health and Safety rules and procedures.
Any other reasonable requests by the Farm Manager Skills and Experience Required Any successful applicant will need the following skills: Being able to work efficiently on own initiative Highly motivated with a 'can do' attitude and a willingness and enthusiasm to take on new challenges Flexible and adaptable Proactive and driven approach
Background 2 years experience of working in a comparable livestock environment SVC Group SectorMarketing/Sales/Retail Job TypePerm RecruiterThird Party Employer Job ID60039 Display more jobs like this