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Farm Assistant

Penrith, Cumbria
£10.00 Per Hour
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
Farm Assistant We are excited to be working in partnership with The Lakes Free Range Egg Company, recruiting the very best talent. This is a great opportunity to work for a growing business that offers fantastic career progression and full training. Job type: Temporary to Permanent Salary: £10ph - Overtime paid at x1.4 & x 1.8 for Bank Holidays. Attendance Bonus: £42/week Hours: Full-Time, 8am - 5pm. 6 days on & 2 days off rota Location: Penrith, Cumbria (Free Transport available from Carlisle) The Lakes Free Range Egg Company is a market-leading egg producer and packer based near Penrith. The welfare of our hens and the standards we set are very important something our staff work hard to maintain. This is your chance to join the team and be part of an innovative, fast-moving family business that began in 1995 when David & Helen Brass invested in 200 hens, selling their eggs from their farm gate. The business quickly expanded and is still growing today. We re looking for reliable and hardworking people to join the team. This is an opportunity to learn new skills with job progression and career opportunities for the right candidates. What we do: Hen welfare is paramount. It is our job to ensure the girls are consistently living in conditions of the highest standard, and that our eggs are collected and sorted also to the highest quality standards. Working on our poultry units, duties will cover the welfare and maintenance of the free-range hens, and their outdoor ranges, plus the collection, sorting and packing of eggs. Skills needed: Previous agricultural experience is an advantage but not essential as full training is provided. Reliability and excellent timekeeping, multi-tasking, and good attention to detail. A willingness to learn and a positive manner is essential. Your role & responsibilities: For biosecurity reasons, you must not keep any birds at home Collect eggs from the conveyor belt Sort and pack eggs into trays Pack eggs onto pallets Update egg records/complete basic paperwork Check & maintain housing and outdoor ranges Walking the hen shed to see the girls are OK Letting hens onto their range Hen husbandry tasks (no previous training is necessary as on-job training will be given) Daily cleaning down of egg stores Maintain hygiene & biosecurity standards Benefits: Weekly Pay Regular refreshment breaks Workplace Pension Guaranteed hours Free Parking Free transport from Carlisle Special rates for eggs Pay rates increased with progression Attendance Bonus: £42 week based on full weekly attendance Option for overtime at enhanced rates The enhanced overtime rate for Extra shifts & Bank Holidays Apply today or for more information, please call Emma on (phone number removed) If this role isn t quite what you are looking for but you want to discuss your next career move in confidence, please call the office and one of the team will be happy to help. NXT Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this position, you accept the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers, which can be found on the NXT Recruitment website
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  • Job Reference: 717177534-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: NXT Recruitment
    NXT Recruitment
  • Location: Penrith, Cumbria
  • Salary: £10.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £42 weekly attendance bonus
  • Sector: Primary Industry
  • Job Type: Permanent