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Land & Livestock Coordinator

Bath City Farm are looking for a practical, experienced individual with a real passion for the environment and farming who is happy to work outside in all weather conditions. You will have significant experience of managing livestock and lots of skills in a wide range of practical animal management. You will also have experience of working in a public facing role and of teaching animal care skills or courses.

 

About the livestock:

Bath City Farm keeps a wide variety of animals with a range of natural behaviours and needs. They are kept for various purposes including; therapeutic benefits, educational purposes, environmental and biodiversity conservation, visitor attraction, as well as for meat and other animal products such as eggs, wool and honey. Currently the Farm is home to cattle, sheep, pigs, alpacas, ponies, pygmy goats, chickens and ducks.

 

Overall purpose of job:

This role will be responsible for the day-to-day care and welfare of the Farm’s animals, including to support our therapeutic and learning activities, for conservation grazing, and for the production of food products.

 

You will ensure our animal welfare remains excellent and that the Farm generates an income from a range of animal related activities to support their upkeep.

 

A key part of this role is assisting our education programme by hosting school visits, animal tours, work placements and courses related to animal care, to increase people’s knowledge and skill about farming, conservation land management and animal welfare.

 

It will also support the Farm therapeutic projects for people with poor mental health. The role works alongside staff, volunteers and other community groups to develop the Farm site for community use.

 

For the full job description and person specification, please see our website:

https://www.bathcityfarm.org.uk/jobs/land-and-livestock-coordinator/

 

 

Land and Livestock Coordinator

Salary:

£23,269 (pro rata for 22.5 hours/week £13,961)

Hours:

22.5 per week (ideally Mon, Weds, Fri) plus 2 Saturdays a month

Contract Type:

Part time

Location:

Bath City Farm, Kelston View, Bath, BA2 1NW

Close Date:

Monday, 29 January 2024

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