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Job Title : Pig Livestock Apprentice
Employer : Richard Nunn
Location : Diss, Norfolk, IP22 ***
Position Type : Apprenticeship/Internship
Sector : Agriculture
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01442
Vacancy Short Description : Pig person on 500 sow indoor unit in Diss area.
No accommodation.


Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades A-E or 9- 3. Evidence of qualifications will need to be supplied on request. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment.
Vacancy Full Description : As an apprentice you will be involved in all aspects of pig farming. This will include all tasks associated with a breeding unit:
mucking out
pressure washing

PAY STARTING FROM £148.00 - depending on age and experience
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 hrs Monday to Friday plus alternate week-ends
Salary : £148.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 28/09/2018
Possible Start Date : 08/10/2018
Personal Qualities : Quick learner, good timekeeping, able
Skills Required : Good time keeping
Cares for livestock
Future Prospects : Could lead to permanent full time job for the right person.
Training to be Provided : Qualification: Intermediate Apprenticeship livestock level 2
College Attendance: Block release to Easton College

Training for all job specific tasks will be given. In addition the apprentice will have the support and guidance of a qualified assessor from the college, who will make on-site visits every 6-8 weeks. There may be the occasional need to attend either the Otley or Easton campus for short training courses and tests.
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour (effective from 1st April 2017). This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit:
Working Week: 40hours plus alternate w/ends
Shortlisting and Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
Things to consider : Mostly team working. Must be able to work alone at times.
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