Work for us

 

grooms at work

 

If you live in the UK and want to join us in improving the lives of horses, we may have job vacancies near you.


Our head office is based in Snetterton, Norfolk and is overlooked by our Hall Farm Rescue and Rehoming centre.

We also have Rescue and Rehoming Centres in Aberdeenshire, Lancashire and Somerset.

If you would like to discuss a career within World Horse Welfare please contact our HR Officer Gillian Larter on 01953 497233 or email gillianlarter@worldhorsewelfare.org to receive further information.
 

 

CURRENT VACANCIES

 

GLENDA SPOONER FARM, SOMERTON, SOMERSET


Full Time Groom

Due to an internal promotion we are looking to recruit a full time groom to join our team of experts at Glenda Spooner Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre who are responsible for the care and rehabilitation of around 65 equines in residence.

A World Horse Welfare groom’s work involves the daily care and monitoring of a number of equines undergoing rehabilitation.  The successful candidate’s personal qualities will include patience, an ‘even’ temperament and the confidence to work around and handle a wide range of difficult horses going through rehabilitation including youngsters and problem horses. The willingness to work irregular hours, in all conditions, is also necessary. 

The successful candidate will also possess the ability and confidence to communicate with people at all levels and assist with talks and presentations for our supporters, members of the public and VIP guests on occasion.  The ability to drive a horsebox or tow a trailer would be advantageous.

Free on-site shared staff accommodation is available. 

World Horse Welfare takes great pride in being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking and the successful applicant will be expected to share these values.

If you are interested in the welfare and rehabilitation of equines and would like to join us and help us achieve our vision which is a world where every horse is treated with respect, compassion and understanding, then please send your current CV with covering email to Gillian Larter at: info@worldhorsewelfare.org

Closing date for applications: 17 October 2014

 

BELWADE FARM, ABOYNE, ABERDEENSHIRE

 

CAFÉ ASSISTANTS; part time and casual staff

We are looking for two permanent part time Café Assistants to join the Belwade Farm Visitor Centre team along with casual workers.   

The main aim of the role is to assist the Catering Officer in meeting visitors’ expectations when using the Café by providing excellent customer service and hospitality. You will be responsible for the serving of all refreshments, which will include alcohol, ensuring that the standards of service are consistently high and assisting with the preparation of some food. You will also be responsible for cash handling and the cleanliness and maintenance of the eating areas whilst open for business.

The successful candidate will have some experience of front-line customer service involving the serving of fresh food and alcohol preferably within a restaurant or café environment.  You will possess excellent people skills, be reliable and have a very flexible approach to your work.

Working hours are 20 per week worked flexibly across 5 days including weekends.  Some evening hours will be required to cover certain events.  

If you wish to apply for this position, please send a curriculum vitae with covering letter to : Gillian Larter, World Horse Welfare, Anne Colvin House, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LR or e-mail: gillianlarter@worldhorsewelfare.org.