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: email@example.com.
PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH VACANCY YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.
GROOM - Hall Farm, Norfolk
full time permanent position
We are looking for an experienced Groom to complement our current team of professionals with the rehabilitation and rehoming of a broad range of equines in our care.
As a Groom your primary aim will be to provide an exceptional level of care to a dedicated list of horses undergoing rehabilitation. At World Horse Welfare our Grooms are required to ride and handle a diverse range of equines including youngsters, problem horses and large herds that are unhandled and feral.
We are looking for someone who has a proven track record in all areas of equine care which will ideally include their rehabilitation, in-hand ground work, backing and riding. Experience with unhandled and feral horses would be valuable. You will possess a can-do attitude, be a team player with the willingness to work irregular hours in all conditions. Personal qualities will include patience, an even temperament and the confidence and competence to work with and around difficult horses going through a process of rehabilitation. Your ability to live on site, tow a trailer and/or drive a 7.5 tonne horse box would be highly advantageous.
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. Free shared on-site staff accommodation is available.
Closing date: 28 October 2016
Social and Digital Media Officer
permanent, full time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive and creative Social and Digital Media Officer at World Horse Welfare’s international headquarters in Snetterton, Norfolk.
As Social and Digital Media Officer you will be responsible for developing engaging content and tactical plans - and you will drive the expansion of our already popular social media channels, website and electronic bulletins. You will have the chance to work with staff across the charity and the ability to put your creative ideas to excellent use.
We are looking for someone with proven social media savvy with a creative approach to engaging online audiences in our work. You will possess first-rate written and oral communications skills, a keen sense for impactful imagery, excellent attention to detail and the ability to write quality copy in a variety of styles quickly. You must have a can-do attitude and be capable of working with people at all levels in a variety of spheres and share the charity’s passion for helping horses in need around the world.
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: 28th October 2016
Please email your current CV with a covering letter to:
Sheri Frearson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively post your application to World Horse Welfare, Anne Colvin House, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LR.