Livestock Manager – Waltham Place Farm

2024 INTERNSHIPS, Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire
8th January 2024
Land required for biodynamic fashion project… 2-5 acres, max 1.5 hours from London
29th January 2024
2024 INTERNSHIPS, Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire
8th January 2024
Land required for biodynamic fashion project… 2-5 acres, max 1.5 hours from London
29th January 2024

We have an exciting opportunity for a Livestock Manager to join our team at Waltham Place Farm – Berkshire   www.walthamplace.com

Salary: up to £ 32,000 + Family accommodation +  Benefits Package

 About the role:  We’re looking for someone to join our small team and to lead the micro dairy project. Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • To manage the micro dairy enterprise
  • To oversee the grazing management of cattle, sheep, pigs and chicken
  • To adhere to the biodynamic and organic principles of the Estate.
  • To ensure that welfare standards for all livestock are kept to the highest standards.
  • To ensure that all data recording is kept up to date and to the highest standard.
  • To ensure all machinery and equipment is maintained to the highest standard.
  • To make a positive contribution to the overall performance of the farm.

Due to the nature of your role, you are required to work flexibly, including weekends.

This is a fulfilling role where the right candidate will be recognised for his/her contributions to the team and the estate.

We are looking for someone with the below characteristics:

  • Previous livestock management experience necessary
  • Previous experience in obtaining organic and biodynamic certification necessary
  • Previous experience of running a micro dairy necessary
  • Previous experience of raw milk licensing necessary
  • Organisational & Management skills
  • Biodynamic knowledge
  • Able to demonstrate implementing high welfare standards 

.     Proactive

  • Team player
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Positive attitude
  • Full drivers’ licence
  • Benefits:
  • Accomodation on site
  •   26 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Pension
  • Private Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Etc.

Please email cover letter and CV to André Tranquilini : estatemanager@walthamplace.com

Job description available on request