Location
Ireland
Position
Field Assessor
Livestock (Production)
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Reference
VAC - 15492
Job Description

WHAT’S THE JOB? FIELD ASSESSOR - Laying Hens - Northern Ireland & Scotland

WHO’S THE EMPLOYER? An industry shaping organisation focused on prioritising animal health and care from farm to fork, endorsing and promoting the best standards of animal welfare for UK farming.

WHAT’S THE INDUSTRY? Livestock (Laying hens and occasionally other livestock)  

HOW WILL I BE REWARDED? This home and field-based role is within a supportive regional team, rewarded with a competitive salary + company-car (for work and personal use) + healthcare scheme + generous pension contributions. IT equipment, phone and work clothing are also provided.

WHERE IS THE ROLE LOCATED? Ireland

TELL ME MORE ABOUT THE ROLE? In this exciting and varied role, you will visit RSPCA Assured farms, and any new applicants to the scheme to carry out an assessment of the production systems in meeting RSPCA welfare standards. You will then complete a farm report to record and support membership of the RSPCA Assured scheme. This is a role that is suited to someone comfortable in a practical outdoor farm environment.

Your daily routines will be largely planned and organised by you to fit with your farmers, with occasional team and scheme promotional events.

WHAT QUALITIES DO I NEED?

  • You should share the animal welfare values and ethics of the RSPCA Assured scheme
  • The ability to work independently and on your own initiative, organising your work-routine, with strong organising and recording skills
  • A keen attention to detail, with first-rate communication skills at all levels
  • An agricultural qualification (NVQ level 3 or higher)
  • Two years at least of practical experience of laying hen or similar production systems particularly in commercial farming operations
  • GCSE English and Math or similar qualifications
  • An availability to travel extensively within your region with a current full driving licence.
  • A working knowledge of RSPCA Assured scheme and other farm assurance schemes is desirable

WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW?

Get in touch with us for more details and a confidential one-to-one at [email protected] or on 07778 599 263.

Please note that this is an exclusive recruitment campaign; any direct applications to the RSPCA Assured will be redirected and may delay your application.

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