• Location: Coleg Cambria,
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 03 June, 2024 12:00 AM

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General Farm Worker CC/2598

Coleg Cambria
Job Description and Person Specification

Coleg Cambria: An Introduction
At Coleg Cambria, our aim is to be an exceptional institute of education. Having recently received a glowing Estyn inspection, we feel this is a good start.

We provide a warm welcome to all students and staff to make Coleg Cambria a place you want to be a part of. To ensure our students get the best experience and results they can, we make sure the people employed with us are happy. We nurture a positive work environment, a constantly expanding and improving workforce, and offer the opportunity to challenge yourself. On top of all that we have a wide range of benefits to make sure our employees feel valued, including generous annual leave, a great pension package, discount membership to our on-site gyms, salons, and professional training restaurants.

Our 5 Campuses situated in the stunning North Wales area are constantly expanding and evolving. With strong relationships with multiple companies in the area we help give our students the best start to their careers and help the local economy thrive. Wales has a strong and proud culture we continue to grow these important values by being committed to raising the Welsh language profile. We are very proud of what we have built here and we are now looking for someone to enhance our already exceptional workforce.
Job Summary
Exceeding expectations through education, innovation and inspiration...

Role Title: General Farm Worker

Location: Llysfasi

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £24,883.56 (plus overtime)

About the Role:

We are seeking a dedicated General Farm Worker to join our team at the Llysfasi site of Coleg Cambria. This role is essential for smooth operation of our farm activities, focusing on supporting the milking of our dairy herd and a variety of livestock and machinery operations, under the guidance of our Farm Manager.

You will be part of a work rota normally 10 days on and 4 days off (including 1 weekend off).

  • House available on site at a heavily subsidised rate if required
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development


The General Farm Worker will be responsible for conducting a comprehensive array of farm duties. This includes the milking process, livestock husbandry, and the operation of farm machinery. You will contribute to our commitment to high standards by maintaining clean work areas and ensuring the health and welfare of our animals are upheld consistently. A crucial aspect of this role involves supporting our educational mission. You will work closely with lecturers to facilitate practical, hands-on learning experiences for our students, ensuring that all farm tasks are executed with educational outcomes in mind. The role demands flexibility and collaboration with other farm team members to manage farm activities such as feeding and other duties efficiently and effectively.

Essential Requirements
  • Recent industrial experience in agriculture
  • Able to operate a range of agricultural machinery
  • Able to demonstrate proficiency in livestock and crop production, including milking
  • Can establish effective working relationships and is a strong team player

Welsh language skills are desirable for this position.

Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

The promotion of the welsh language is an essential part of the work we do. Applicants are welcome to submit an application in Welsh. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favorably than an application submitted in English.

Application forms, explanatory material, information about the interview process and assessment methods and job descriptions all available in Welsh.

Coleg Cambria is a 'Disability Confident' Employer.

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group.

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as 'vulnerable' is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements. A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Depending on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

Roles are normally advertised with a salary range. If you are offered a role at the college, relevant experience will be taken into consideration to determine your starting salary.

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.
Excellent Pension Scheme(s)

Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

On site nursery provision at our Deeside site

Discounts on a Range Of College Evening Courses

Access to A Wide Range of E-Learning and Professional Development

Discounted Gym Membership

Excellent Sports and Fitness Facilities

Free Parking on All Sites

Cycle Scheme

Discounted Rates for Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments

Discounted Rates for Restaurants

Enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave