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Level 2 Farm Assistant Apprentice
(Daisy May’s Farm)

Location:

Bishop’s Stortford

Course level:

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Course Duration:

18 months

Reference Number:

VAC001791955

Weekly Wage:

£176.00

Positions:

1

About this opportunity:

We are looking for an animal loving person to work alongside us on our working farm and in our community petting area. The candidate must be looking for a long-term career with animals and to be part of a diverse team. We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicated apprentice who is looking to further their knowledge and skills within equine care. The successful candidate will work alongside our current team handling and caring for our farm animals

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working as part of a team to provide care for animals on both the petting and working farm
  • Feeding, watering, cleaning
  • Vet checks and treatment
  • Animal handling/management
  • Assisting members of the public during their visit
  • Handling money and queries, bookings
  • Animal sales and deliveries

Desired skills

  • Some previous animal experience is essential
  • Positive attitude and ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills are essential

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Flexible
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs or equivalents, in maths and English are desired but not essential (please include ALL qualifications on application)
  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 or 3 animal care qualification in order to be eligible for this apprenticeship

Future prospects

  • Future employment and training will be available for the right candidate

Things to consider

  • This job is working on a farm with animals which means it can involve long days in all weathers and include weekend working. It is important the candidates applying for this position are aware of this
  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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