• Larne
  • £ £13.99
  • Temporary
  • jayne.moore@premiere-agency.com

Our client is interested in recruiting a Livestock Handler to join their team in the Larne area


Job role – Industrial Livestock Handler

Location – Larne

Rate of pay – £13.99 per hour

Starting – ASAP

Length of role – 6 months with possible extension

Hours of work

37 hours per week excluding lunch breaks. This will be worked as part of a shift arrangement which will include regular weekend and night duty.  It is expected that the four-week shift pattern will provide coverage for 3 shifts of 8.24 hours duration every 24 hours i.e. early, late and overnight shift as follows

The working pattern is currently based on a recurring 4 week shift pattern of a combination of early, late and night shifts with rest days


Staff are required to work 6 nights during the night shift week.


Subject to business needs, shift patterns may vary and be subject to change.

Full – Time Shift Working


Job description

The characteristics and overall level of knowledge and skills which have to be most commonly applied in this role include:

  • Knowledge to include handling Livestock, Equines and small animals
  • Be able to demonstrate two years’ experience in the last ten years of handling livestock
  • Be able to demonstrate two years’ experience in the last ten years of handling equines
  • A full valid UK driving licence continuously held for the last 3 years including categories B+E (car and trailer combinations) or equivalent towing requirement.***

**Livestock is defined as being agriculture animals, the main species being cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and poultry

Small animals includes cats, dogs and other pets

***an equivalent towing requirement is defined as holding a licence permitting towing of a trailer up to a weight of 3,500kg


  • Appointees must have access to a form of transport to enable them to fulfil the responsibilities of the post and be prepared to travel throughout Northern Ireland as required.


Appointees must have Tuberculosis and Brucellosis medical assessments in place  to ensure their suitability to undertake the full range of duties of the post

Night workers Assessment must be in place



If interested in this role if you can please send an updated CV to jayne.moore@premiere-agency.com