Farm Worker Apprentice (Dairy/Beef) Peter Anthony Jones

We are seeking a General Farm Worker/ Milker. Applicants need to be flexible, reliable and responsible. It is a dairy/beef farm with 300 cattle. Applicant may be needed for weekend work. Flexible hours available. Accommodation may be available.

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £133.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday 6.30am- 11am 13.00pm - 17.00pm Tuesday Wednesday 6.30am- 11am 13.00pm - 17.00pm Thursday 6.30am- 11am 13.00pm - 17.00pm Friday Saturday 5am - 9am 14.00 - 17.00pm Sunday 5am - 9am 14.00 - 17.00pm every 2nd weekend off

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001248431

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Milking Cattle (operating milking equipment)
  • Feeding Cattle/ livestock
  • General Tractor work (topping/ scraping out / muck spreading)
  • General Farm Maintenance
  • Administering  Medication
  • Dehorning calves
  • Bedding down dairy cattle

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be good at time keeping  
  • Have good communication skills
  • Enjoy manual work
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weathers
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Enjoy working outside
  • Be friendly and polite
  • Hardworking
  • Flexible
  • Energetic
  • Reliable & trustworthy
  • Team player

Qualifications required

GCSE Grade C or above or equivalent would be an advantage, however not essential as functional skills are offered as part of the framework.

Future prospects

To become competent in all aspects of farm work.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Richard is a 36 year old farm manager of a family run farm with 300 cattle on the outskirts of Chester & Frodsham.

Employer

Peter Anthony Jones

Address

Manor Farm

Manley Lane

Frodsham

WA6 9HL

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Training provider

Reaseheath Training will be the apprenticeship provider for this Level 2 apprenticeship. The employer will give guidance and support throughout. The Framework of your apprenticeship may include Functional Skills in Math’s, English & ICT. Reaseheath Training also offer optional extra industry qualifications at additional cost. 

Apprenticeship framework

Agriculture

Training provider

REASEHEATH COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Reaseheath College


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Closing date: 30 Nov 2017