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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 to receive further information.





GROOMS - Full time


We are looking to recruit 2 full time grooms to join our team of experts at Belwade Farm in Aboyne who are responsible for the care and rehabilitation of around 65 equines currently 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. 

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.

Job Decription & Person Specification

Please apply in writing with your curriculum vitae to: Gillian Larter, Human Resources Officer, World Horse Welfare Head Office, Anne Colvin House, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LR or e-mail: (please ensure you use Word, PDF or RTF format)

Closing date for applications: Monday 11th August 2014




We are currently looking for a part time casual worker to help in our coffee shop located in Penny Farm just outside of Blackpool.

You would be assisting our Centre Promotions Officer with the front of house service dealing with visitors and the preparation and serving of a small range of foods and beverages.  The ability to be able to bake a range of cakes and biscuits is highly advantageous.  

For further information contact Zoe by emailing


COFFEE SHOP STAFF - Part time (job share considered)


We are looking to re-open our Coffee Shop based in our Visitor Centre at Hall Farm and are currently looking for staff.  We are flexible in our approach and would consider a single individual or two people in a job share to work shifts.  The Coffee Shop is open every weekend and when the schools are on holiday we open every Wednesday too.  We hold lots of events and some of these take place in the evening which would require the Coffee Shop to be open.

If you would be interested in preparing and serving a small range of hot and cold snacks and drinks and enjoy baking you might be who we are looking for.  We are looking for people who have some work experience in this field and are of a sunny disposition who enjoy meeting a wide range of people of all ages. 

If you would like to know more about this role please give Maxine a call on 01953 499100 or email



TO COVER: Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, North Buckinghamshire,North Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and South Cambridgeshire.

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.

You will have a proven successful track record of conducting investigations in a commercial or public service environment and you will also be experienced and confident in dealing with difficult people under stressful, hostile conditions. You will possess extensive knowledge and experience of equines together with excellent interpersonal skills.  A working knowledge of the UK’s legal system and the ability to work on your own initiative are also essential. 

You must be competent with Microsoft packages as you will be required to run a small office from home. You may occasionally be called out outside of normal working hours. 

It is a requirement of this role that you live within the area specified or be in a position to relocate in time to take up the post.

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

Closing date for applications – midday Friday 8 August 2014.  Late applications will not be considered.


Please submit your application to Gillian Larter, Human Resources Officer at attaching your current CV.  Any additional information should be included within your e-mail communication.

Job Description & Person Specification