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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.





We are a leading international charity that has been successfully improving the welfare of horses in the UK and worldwide for almost 90 years. This is an exciting time for the charity as over the next three years it aims to double its international presence, expand its educational and campaigning initiatives and engage more closely with horse sport. The charity is now recruiting a Director of Fundraising to drive the delivery of the charity’s fundraising strategy and generate sustained fundraising income growth. In particular it is expected that this role will enhance the charity’s major donor and capital fundraising initiatives. You will lead and manage the team of 15 who cover the legacy, direct marketing, supporter fundraising, trading and high value giving functions. A key member of the charity’s Senior Management team, the successful candidate will demonstrate significant experience within a fundraising or appropriate marketing environment, including leading a team to achieve challenging targets. Possessing entrepreneurial spirit and excellent interpersonal skills, s/he will have proven experience in performance and staff management, and a successful track record in major gift fundraising or the ability to further an organisation’s engagement with major donors.

To download additional information, including details of how to apply, please visit quoting reference 1915. The deadline for applications is midday (GMT) on Monday 23rd February 2015. Informal visits for shortlisted candidates to World Horse Welfare in Norfolk are scheduled for either 25th or 26th March, and formal panel interviews for the position will take place in London on Wednesday 8th April 2015.

Job Description and Person Specification



Closing date for applications: 6th  March 2015

We are looking for an, enthusiastic  and proactive individual to support the development and expansion of the major donor portfolio of World Horse Welfare, the leading international charity.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an aspiring individual to join a great team and gain invaluable experience in fundraising.  This position is full time and based at our Head Office in Snetterton, Norfolk but may require some travel, both to attend events around the UK and the charity’s office in Central London. 

The successful candidate will work directly for our Director of Fundraising. The key responsibilities of this role are to support and initiate the management and development of a portfolio of major donors (including individuals, corporates and charitable trusts).

We are looking for a driven individual, ideally with some experience in a fundraising or marketing role within a non-profit organisation.  You must possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent research skills, be confident, personable and diplomatic with the ability to deal positively and effectively with some of the charity’s most valuable supporters. You will be able to work as part of a busy team and on your own initiative. Relevant training will be offered, as required.

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 Description and Person Specification

Closing date for applications: 6th  March 2015  

INTERVIEWS WILL TAKE PLACE:16th and 17th March 2015

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WEEKEND GROOM, Hall Farm, Snetterton

Fixed term contract – 12 months

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for horse welfare to join our rescue and rehabilitation team at Hall Farm in Norfolk. 

This is an excellent opportunity to observe first hand horse welfare and rehabilitation over the coming twelve months whilst being a part of a skilled team on a busy professional yard.  You will be required to assist the team with the routine care of our equine residents which involves mucking out, feeding and checking grass kept horses. 

The successful candidate will be patient and possess an even temperament with the confidence and ability to work around and handle a wide range of horses.
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HEAD CHEF - Aboyne, Aberdeenshire (Permanent, full time)

Closing date for applications:    6th March 2015 

Belwade Farm’s Bistro is situated in a beautiful rural location near Aboyne overlooking the River Dee.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a head chef, or good sous chef looking to move up, to take charge of our busy kitchen.  Having been awarded Best Visitor Attraction from Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards, we are looking for an ambitious and reliable individual who can work with us to continue the success of our Bistro.

You will be the sole chef responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of the kitchen, cooking, menu planning, health and hygiene, ordering and dealing with suppliers.  There will also be some home baking.  This role would suit a chef who loves the outdoors and working with excellent fresh local and seasonal produce. Operating a licensed bar we accommodate both private and commercial functions that include weddings and conferences.

The successful candidate will have a passion for dining, a desire to deliver exceptional levels of service, be highly motivated and willing to share knowledge and assist with training as required. Working Wednesday through to Sunday flexibility in working hours is also required as this role will require some evening work and potentially more hours in busy periods.

Job Description and Person Specification 

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COFFEE SHOP ASSISTANT, Hall Farm, Snetterton
Part time.

We currently have a vacancy for a part time coffee shop assistant to work every weekend, Bank Holidays and at various events throughout the year some of which will take place in the evening.  During school holidays you will also be required to work every Wednesday.

We are looking for somebody with a sunny disposition who enjoys meeting people and is able to prepare and serve a small range of hot and cold snacks and drinks whilst ensuring the visitor areas are kept clean and presentable.  If you enjoy baking and have some experience in this field then you could be who we are looking for.


For further information about these vacancies please call Gillian on 01953 497233.


To apply for a vacancy please send CVs to Gillian Larter, Human Resources Officer, World Horse Welfare, Anne Colvin House, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LR or e-mail