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.

 

CURRENT VACANCIES

 

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: jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org.

             PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH VACANCY YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

 

VISITOR CENTRE TEAM LEADER - Hall Farm, Snetterton, Norfolk

12 month fixed term contract

Hall Farm is one of our rehabilitation and rehoming centres who rescue and nurse back to health horses and ponies that have been abused and neglected, eventually finding them new loving homes.

We are looking for a fun, friendly, highly organised people person to help our supporters and visitors have an enjoyable and entertaining experience whilst visiting the horses and ponies in our care at Hall Farm. You will be providing guided tours and tractor rides, children’s birthday parties and pony grooming as well as helping in the coffee shop/kitchen at busy times.  You will also assist the Centre Manager with the hire of the facility and where necessary plan for and organise a wide variety of internal and external events. 

Excellent administrative skills are essential in order to deal with general enquiries from the public and commercial enterprises wanting to hire the facility.  You must possess first-rate verbal and written communication skills as you will be dealing with people at all levels. 

Some horse experience would be desirable but training will be provided as necessary.

40 hours per week worked Wednesday through to Sunday inclusive plus Bank Holidays.  A flexible approach towards working hours is essential as evening events take place throughout the year. 

Salary dependent upon experience and relevant qualifications.

Full job description and person specificiation

Closing date for applications:   8th June 2016

 

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR - Penny Farm, Blackpool 

Permanent, full time

We are currently looking to recruit a Supervisor to carry out maintenance on general buildings, grassland and field margins.  Working closely with the Centre Manager you will be responsible for the fencing, paddock sweeping and harrowing.  You will also be required to work closely with colleagues, external contractors and suppliers to develop a planned approach to all tasks ensuring that work is carried out to a high standard and within time and budget constraints.

The successful candidate will have a sound working knowledge of general estate maintenance, have practical experience in both land and property maintenance, the ability to drive a tractor and tow a trailer.  Certified chainsaw training would be advantageous. You will also assist the Centre Manager with the preparation of the annual budget.

This is a full time permanent position working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday.  Salary available upon application.  

To view the full job description and person specification please visit: www.worldhorsewelfare.or/Work-for-us

If you would like to know more about this role, call Fran Williamson on 07712 659 346 or to apply to the details below.

Full job description and person specification

Closing date for applications:    31 May 2016

 

HEAD CHEF - Belwade Farm, Aberdeenshire

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. 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. 

Permanent contract 40 hours per week.  

Job Description and Person Specifircation

Closing date for applications:    26 May 2016

 

UK SUPPORT OFFICER: REHOMING - Head Office, Norfolk

Permanent, full time

We are currently looking for somebody special to be responsible for the administration of our rehoming scheme, which finds new homes for our horses and ponies once they have been rescued and rehabilitated.  You will also be required to provide support and guidance to members of the public who are looking to rehome their own horse or who need advice on any aspect of horse care, including management and behaviour.  Assistance on our welfare line is also required to cover a rota, holidays and busy periods.

The successful candidate will have extensive equine knowledge in order to provide a wide variety of general equine advice to members of the public and other departments within the charity.  Ideally you will have a customer services background with the ability to communicate face to face, by letter/email and over the telephone.  You will be responsible for updating the rehoming area of charity’s web-site so you will need to be confident in Microsoft packages.  Due to the nature of this position you will need to be resilient when dealing with aggressive or distressing conversations.

This is a permanent position working 40 hours Monday to Friday.  Salary available upon application.

Full Job Description and Person Secification

Closing date for applications:  3 June 2016.

 

VISITOR CENTRE ASSISTANTS - Glenda Spooner Farm, Somerset

2-part time vacancies

We are looking for two individuals to come and work within our brand new Visitor Centre at Glenda Spooner Farm in Kingsdon.  As Visitor Centre Assistants you will be required to support the Business Manager with the smooth running of the Coffee Shop ensuring all visitors are greeted and dealt with in a friendly and professional manner. You will also provide assistance to the Chef with the preparation of food as required.


We have two vacancies.  One is for 20 hours per week, worked Thursday through to Sunday and the other is for 8 hours on a Sunday.  A flexible approach to working hours is a must as we operate a licensed bar and will accommodate both private and commercial functions that may occur outside of your normal working hours and in the evenings.

We are looking for people with a sunny disposition who have excellent interpersonal skills and experience of preparing and serving food and beverages in a commercial environment.

Salary: £7.20 per hour. 

Job Description and Person Specification

Closing date for applications:    27th May 2016

 

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: jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org.

 

             PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH VACANCY YOU APPLYING FOR.