Work for us
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 wish to apply for any position, please send a curriculum vitae to: Sheri Frearson, Human Resources, Anne Colvin House, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LR or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH VACANCY YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.
FIELD OFFICER - permanent, full time
Dorset, Wiltshire, South Gloucestershire, Avon, East Somerset
This is a full-time salaried position reporting to the Chief Field Officer. You will be responsible for investigating reports of equine cruelty and neglect, carrying out pre-loan home checks, educating on all aspects of equine husbandry and giving presentations about World Horse Welfare to the general public. At times, you will be required to work closely with the Police, Trading Standards and other equine welfare organisations. Working hours are 40 per week Monday to Friday - you may occasionally be called out outside of normal working hours.
You will have a proven successful track record of conducting investigations in a commercial or public service environment. You will also be experienced and confident in dealing with difficult people under stressful and sometimes hostile conditions. You will possess extensive knowledge and practical experience of equines together with excellent interpersonal skills. A sound working knowledge of the laws relating to animal welfare and the ability to work on your own initiative are essential.
You must be competent with Microsoft packages as you will be required to run a small office from home.
It is a requirement of this role that you live within the area specified or be in a position to relocate to take up the post.
We offer a competitive salary, generous pension scheme and cash health plan as well as child care vouchers, bike to work scheme, employee sickness absence pay and a minimum of 28 days holiday.
Closing date: 24 February 2017
VISITOR GUIDE: Belwade Farm, Aboyne – suitable for job share
12-month fixed term contract
We are looking for an outgoing individual to provide interactive visitor experiences via a range of pre-organised fun and educational activities to members of the public. These activities will include tours of Belwade Farm and hands on demonstrations with a dedicated pony. You will also be required to give informative talks and presentations to visitors.
It is essential that you possess in depth and technical equine knowledge and practical hands on experience. You will be an excellent verbal and written communicator with the confidence to deal with people at all levels including VIP guests and children. We require you to be proficient using Microsoft packages to include Word and PowerPoint. Experience in a variety of on-line media would be advantageous as would a history of working within the tourist industry.
This role is 40 hours per week, worked Wednesday through to Sunday and is well suited to a part time job share.
Benefits include a generous pension scheme and cash health plan as well as child care vouchers, bike to work scheme, employee sickness absence scheme and a minimum of 29 days’ holiday.
Free on-site shared accommodation may be available for the post holder only.
Closing date for applications: 20th February 2017
VISITOR CENTRE / KITCHEN ASSISTANT - Belwade Farm, Aboyne
22 hours per week
Belwade Farm, one of the charity’s four rescue and rehoming centres, is looking for an individual to work within the Visitor Centre Bistro. This would suite an individual who is interested in learning about the catering and leisure industry.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person to assist the Chef with the smooth running of our professional kitchen, assisting with the preparation and serving of a broad range of cuisine. You will also be required to assist the front of house team within the Bistro to ensure that all visitors are greeted and dealt with in a friendly and professional manner.
We operate a licensed bar and accommodate both private and commercial functions some of which may occur in the evenings.
Ideally you will have experience of preparing and serving food and beverages in a commercial environment but training will be provided where required.
Flexible hours are available between Wednesday to Sunday. Competitive hourly rate.
Closing date for applications: Friday 10th February 2017
We offer a competitive salary, generous pension scheme and cash health plan as well as child care vouchers, bike to work scheme, employee sickness absence pay and a minimum of 28 days’ holiday.
To apply for any position please email your current CV with a covering letter to Sheri Frearson at email@example.com. Alternatively post your application to World Horse Welfare, Anne Colvin House, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LR.
PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH VACANCY YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.