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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.




SPECIALIST GROOM - retraining of Thoroughbred horses

As part of our new collaboration with British Racing’s official charity Rehoming of Racehorses, World Horse Welfare has an exciting new opening for a Specialist Riding Groom to join our highly motivated team in the retraining and ultimately rehoming of Thoroughbred horses.

The aim of this role is to assess, devise individual training programmes and carry out a range of retraining techniques for horses coming into our care from a variety of backgrounds including racing.

World Horse Welfare is Britain’s largest horse rescue and rehoming charity as well as an influential organisation that has been improving the lives of horses around the world for almost 90 years through education, campaigning and hands-on care.

We are looking for an individual who will assist the charity in providing a high level of care and retraining for Thoroughbred horses some of which will have raced.  The successful candidate will have extensive experience working with Thoroughbred horses, young stock and challenging horses.  You will possess a specific knowledge and understanding of Thoroughbred temperament and behaviours, and be an exceptionally confident rider with extensive schooling experience from the ground and under saddle.

This is a full time position, initially on a 12 month fixed term contract with the potential to become permanent.

Salary is dependent on relevant and demonstrable experience.  Free, shared on-site accommodation may be available to the successful applicant.

World Horse Welfare is focused on being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking across all our work and in the way we work with our colleagues and volunteers. The successful applicant will be expected to share these values.

Job Description and Person Specification

Interviews will take place w/c Monday 15th December 2014.

To apply please send a CV with covering letter to: Gillian Larter, Human Resources Officer, Anne Colvin House, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LR or e-mail: (please ensure these are Word, PDF or RTF format).

Closing date for applications:  7th December 2014.                             Charity Numbers:  206658 and SC038384




CAFÉ ASSISTANTS; part time and casual staff

We are looking for two permanent part time Café Assistants to join the Belwade Farm Visitor Centre team along with casual workers.   

The main aim of the role is to assist the Catering Officer in meeting visitors’ expectations when using the Café by providing excellent customer service and hospitality. You will be responsible for the serving of all refreshments, which will include alcohol, ensuring that the standards of service are consistently high and assisting with the preparation of some food. You will also be responsible for cash handling and the cleanliness and maintenance of the eating areas whilst open for business.

The successful candidate will have some experience of front-line customer service involving the serving of fresh food and alcohol preferably within a restaurant or café environment.  You will possess excellent people skills, be reliable and have a very flexible approach to your work.

Working hours are 20 per week worked flexibly across 5 days including weekends.  Some evening hours will be required to cover certain events.  

If you wish to apply for this position, please send a curriculum vitae with covering letter to : Gillian Larter, World Horse Welfare, Anne Colvin House, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LR or e-mail: