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Pig Farming Stockperson Apprentice



14th September 2020

Job responsibilities of Pig Farming Stockperson Apprentice:

  • You will be actively involved with all areas of the pig breeding & rearing cycle
  • You will be based on our Outdoor Breeding Units in the Breckland area of Norfolk and Lakenheath area of Suffolk
  • On a day to day basis you will learn to feed, move, serve and handle the pigs
  • You will be enrolled with City College Norwich attend the Easton campus to study for 6 block weeks per academic year to gain your Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture - course duration 24 months

What you will need:

  • You must enjoy working outdoors
  • You need to have a passion for working with livestock/animals
  • To be self-motivated, a great team player and have a great work ethic
  • Our farms consist of teams of 3-5 people, therefore you have got to be reliable and demonstrate good time keeping
  • GCSE Maths and English grade 3 or above

Pay and benefits:

  • Salary: £6 per hour, this will be reviewed on completion on your apprenticeship
  • The shift pattern is Monday to Friday with alternate weekend work; total of 45 hours per week or Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week if under 18.
  • You will gain a Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture on completion of your apprenticeship
  • Pension – 3% employer contributions/5% employee contributions
  • Discounted sharescheme
  • Death in service insurance
  • We recognise that to do a good job, you need good equipment and we invest in quality machinery and tools to help with this
  • We provide both on and off farm training, increasing your knowledge and experience in all areas of pig farming

If interested please email a CV and covering letter, including why you think you’re suitable and your salary expectations to wfl.hr@cranswick.co.uk 

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 02/10/2020


£6 per hour


This job is located in Watton, Norfolk

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