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Livestock & Small Animal Manager

Salary details: £20,000 - £23,500

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Employer: Charities

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm



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Reason for Vacancy: Permanent Appointment

Hours per Week: 37 hours per week including weekend work on a rota basis and public holidays with time off in lieu

Closing date: 19 August 2019 11:30 PM

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Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is a charity established in 1980 to promote the health and wellbeing of people across Leeds and to provide education in agriculture, horticulture and the natural environment.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed person to join our small team to oversee all aspects of livestock management for a variety of large and small animals. Duties will include maintaining animal health, cleanliness, breeding, routine animal husbandry, selling/buying and transporting of animals, upkeep of relevant animal records and maintenance of the Farm estate and livestock equipment.
This role also involves overseeing, planning and developing the animal care services section delivered by the charity to young people, schools, people with learning disabilities and the general public.
To inform and interact with visitors to ensure they enjoy their experience of Meanwood Valley Urban Farm.
To be responsible for overseeing and implementing statutory Health and Safety policies and procedures.

You will have experience of working with large livestock and small animals, preferably with a qualification in Agriculture or Animal Care and Health and Safety

Full clean driving licence is required for the position preferably qualified to drive our minibus and trailer.

This role involves flexible working to include weekend working on a rota basis and public holidays with time off in lieu. This role requires enhanced DBS vetting.

Please email for details:

Closing date for applications 19th August 2019

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm, Sugarwell Road, Leeds LS7 2QG
Telephone 0113 2629759 website:
Registered in England. Charity Registration No 510452 Company No 1509788

The above post is not a Leeds City Council vacancy and has been advertised on behalf of the relevant organisation. To apply please follow their application instructions.

The Council does not screen, endorse or affiliate with this company and accept no liability for any loss or damage that may be caused as a result of your responding to this company’s recruitment advert. Any complaints relating to this company, its advertisement or recruitment processes must be directed to the organisation.