Pig Stockperson

Location : Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England
Job Ref : FC80
Consultant : Freya Crompton
Sector : AG
Salary : £25k - 28k per year


FC80 – Pig Stockperson
Location – Melton Mowbray
Salary – £25,000 to £28,000 DOE


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our client to recruit a lone working Pig Stockperson for their site in Melton Mowbray.

The Pig Stockperson will be working at and looking after the client’s new indoor unit. The successful candidate must have a level of independence and self-reliance as they will be on their own each day with minimal supervision (once training has been completed) so being a self-motivated, self-starter is a must. This is a great opportunity for the right person to join a growing business with a bright future.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Day to day management responsibilities of the unit.
  • Working with pigs to ensure their health and wellbeing, including feeding, moving and handling the pigs.
  • Ensuring animal welfare standards are met.
  • Maintaining the condition and appearance of the farm.
  • Operating farm machinery.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with livestock or an agricultural background.
  • Due to the rural location your own transport is necessary.
  • Ability to prioritise and complete tasks with strong attention to detail.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work alone.

In Return Our Client Offers:

  • Competitive salary starting at £25,000 and rising to circa £28,000 depending on aptitude, willingness to learn and a desire to complete all daily/weekly tasks effectively.
  • You will be provided both on and off farm training, increasing your knowledge and experience in all areas of pig farming.
  • 30 days annual leave.
  • A shift pattern of Monday to Friday with alternate weekend work.
  • Access to the company discounts platform.
  • Enrolment onto company pension scheme (for over 22’s).
  • Enhanced maternity/adoption pay and paternity pay after 2 years’ service.
  • Option to join the company’s discounted share scheme.
  • Death in service insurance.

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