Poultry Caretaker

Melton Mowbray

PB Recruitment Solutions are hiring – Our client  is looking for a Poultry Caretaker for their farm in Melton Mowbray.

Applications are welcome directly via the website or by contacting us at

The ideal candidate will have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a  willingness to take on new challenges with enthusiasm. You should be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team and be flexible and adaptable.

You will be working for a company with exceptional values, who are globally renowned. 

You will be extremely passionate about animal welfare and have a keen interest in our industry and would like to further your knowledge in the poultry industry.

Your role will involve helping to feed, clean and maintain the sheds as well as adhere to poultry welfare at all times.

You must have your own transport to get to and from the farm.

Shifts – 6am – 1pm

Overtime rate available for weekends

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension & Healthcare

Main Duties:

  • To proactively maintain poultry to a high standard through
  • Ensuring that stock has ready access to fresh water and a diet to maintain full health and vigour.
  • Ensuring that stock has an appropriate environment including shelter and a comfortable resting area
  • Ensuring that stock are free from pain, injury or disease by ensuring preventative measures or rapid diagnosis and treatment.
  • Ensuring that stock is provided sufficient space, proper facilities and company of the own kind.
  • Ensuring that conditions and treatment avoid mental suffering to the stock.
  • To observe all hygiene rules, this includes personal hygiene, hand washing, boot dipping/changing and the wearing of all protective clothing.
  • To strictly adhere to all bio-security rules.
  • To ensure that floor eggs are kept to a minimum by training birds to use the nest boxes.
  • To collect and record egg collections neatly and accurately.
  • To ensure food is weighed accurately.
  • Maintain house hygiene, dusting, light fitment cleaning, sweeping up, friable litter and clean bootdips.
  • To ensure nest boxes are kept clean.
  • Maintain accurate record keeping – house temperature, mortality, egg collections.
    Keep the farm clean and tidy.
  • Adhere to all Farm Health and Safety rules and procedures.

Apply immediately now or contact us at for more information.