Animal Welfare Advisor (Bovine TB)

02 Sep 2019
16 Sep 2019
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Animal Welfare Advisor (Bovine TB)

The National Farmers' Union is the voice of British farming, and our members are at the heart of what we do. On their behalf we lobby government and other stakeholders, develop policy and provide a range of frontline services.

Position: TB Adviser
Location: Nationwide
Job type: Full Time, 2-year fixed term contract
Salary: Circa GBP30,066 per annum plus company car
Benefits: 25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays), National Employment Savings Trust pension scheme, a performance related pay award scheme, a range of discounts through our NFU Benefits employee portal and subsidised staff restaurant.

Closing date: 15th September 2019
Interview date: Wednesday, 2nd October 2019

About the role:

The NFU is looking for a specialist TB Adviser to help co-ordinate applications for wildlife control licences and to provide a field-based advisory resource supporting farmers working to national TB licensing and trading rules.

The role will require someone with an in-depth knowledge of livestock farming, an eye for detail, strong organisational skills, good communication abilities and a 'can do' attitude. You must be motivated by a challenge and willing to take ownership of your own work area within a wider project.

The role will cover the West Midlands and Southwest region.

About you:

Are you passionate about livestock farming?

Do you enjoy being at the heart of a rural community?

An exciting opportunity has come up within the NFU's bovine TB Delivery Unit, to work with farmers across the high risk and edge area of England.

The NFU is an Equal Opportunities employer and values diversity.

You may have experience of the following: TB Adviser, Animal Welfare Adviser, Animal Welfare, Project Coordinator, Project Assistant, Animal Welfare Advisor, Bovine TB, etc.

Ref: 88793

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