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.

 

Maintenance Assistant, Somerset

Permanent, full time

 

We are currently looking for a Maintenance Assistant to assist the Maintenance Supervisor with the general upkeep of the farm buildings, grassland and field margin maintenance at Glenda Spooner Farm in Somerton.  You will also assist with fencing, fertilising, cultivations, hedge trimming and tractor driving. Some workshop skills would be advantageous for machinery maintenance. 

The successful candidate must be able to drive a tractor, have excellent organisational skills and the ability to work on their own initiative.  We are looking for an individual who has a flexible approach to work, is friendly and possesses first-rate communication skills.  The ability to tow a trailer would be beneficial as you may be required to assist the equine staff with the collection/delivery of horses.

This is a permanent full time position working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

To apply for this vacancy please send copy of your latest CV with a covering letter to jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org.

Download the job description here. 

Closing date for applications is Sunday 2nd December 2018.

 

Rehabilitation Groom, full time permanent

Hall Farm, Snetterton, Norfolk

 

World Horse Welfare is an international horse charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the world through education, campaigning and hands-on care.  An excellent opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join a professional and friendly team dedicated to the welfare of equines.

We are looking for an experienced Rehabilitation Groom with a proven ability to maintain a high standard of work on a big and busy yard.  You will have a sound knowledge of equine behaviour along with the skills required to work safely and methodically with unhandled, nervous horses in a busy environment along with practical experience of lunging, long reining and progressing horses, starting from scratch right through to riding away and bringing on under saddle.

You must be a team player with a polite, professional and friendly manner, a sense of humour and the aptitude to work on your own initiative.  You will need to be prepared for a physically demanding and challenging role no matter what the weather. The ability to tow a trailer would be advantageous.

If you would like to join us and help us achieve our vision which is a world where every horse is treated with respect, compassion and understanding, then please apply by emailing your CV with covering letter explaining why you would like this job to jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org.

Download the job description here.

Closing date for applications: 30th November 2018         

Registered Charity Number 206658 & SC038384