MB Hodgson & Son t/a NWA Professional form part of the wider L & K Group, with our offices based at J36 Rural Auction Centre, Crooklands. The L & K Group operate two successful farmer’s marts, one at Lancaster and one at Junction 36 Rural Auction Centre, half a mile from Junction 36 of the M6, as well as a successful Fine Art and Antiques saleroom and a modern Exhibition and Conference Centre.Based in Cumbria, our client base covers Cumbria, North Lancashire and North Yorkshire.Our team is involved in all aspects of rural work including purchase and sales, landlord and tenant matters, including arbitrations, planning and farm advisory.
We are looking to recruit a Farm Services Professional to initially cover a period of maternity leave, commencing in January 2021, but with the potential to extend into a permanent position.In this role, the successful candidate will be assisting clients with the preparation, completion and submission of BPS applications, Countryside Stewardship applications including Hedgerow and Boundary, Mid-Tier and Higher-Tier applications. In addition to the above, we assist clients with RDPE grants. Experience within these areas would be essential.It is essential that the successful candidate has a working knowledge of Farm Assurance matters including both registration and inspections.The successful candidate will have experience in dealing with the Rural Payments Agency and the completion of subsidy and grant paperwork. They will also be hardworking, a strong communicator, be able to work independently and have strong IT skills.Membership to RICS / CAAV would be an advantage, but not essential.To apply, please send your CV and handwritten covering letter to Kathryn Sayce; email@example.com or NWA Professional, J36 Rural Auction Centre, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7FP