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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 have any queries about a current vacancy, please email for more information.

Finance Officer

Permanent full time


We are looking to recruit a full time Finance Officer to join the Finance and Administration team based within our Head Office, Snetterton. The main aim of the role is to contribute to the smooth and efficient running of the department with particular responsibility for the purchase ledger, the bank accounts and nominal coding of expenditure. The Finance Officer will be required to liaise with staff across the organisation – those in Head Office, those at the 4 recovery and rehabilitation centres and team of Field Officers based around the UK.

The successful candidate will have proven experience in purchase ledger, substantial experience of Sage 200, sound Excel and numeracy skills as well as experience of bank reconciliations.  You will be well organised with excellent attention to detail, possess good written and verbal communication skills and a willingness to take responsibility, prioritise workload and work to tight deadlines.  Familiarity with foreign currency transactions would be advantageous.

World Horse Welfare takes great pride in being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking and the successful applicant will be expected to share these values.

Competitive salary offered.

View the job description.

To apply, please send your CV with covering letter to

Closing date for applications is 19th July 2019


Centre Manager

Penny Farm, Lancashire
Permanent full time position


We are currently looking to recruit a Centre Manager to be responsible for the management of our rescue and rehabilitation centre Penny Farm and its very busy visitor centre attraction.  You will be required to ensure that Penny Farm is an outstanding example of good practice in the equine world, rehabilitates and rehomes the equines in the farm with maximum efficiency and work closely with our head office in Norfolk to develop World Horse Welfare’s profile in the local and wider community. Penny Farm can accommodate 65 horses and has a team of 13 staff across the farm, visitor centre and maintenance teams.

The successful applicant will have extensive management experience in a busy equine environment and be able to demonstrate the ability to handle and work a wide range of equines, including youngsters and problem horses.  You must have excellent interpersonal skills, be an exceptional communicator and have outstanding organisational skills especially when working under pressure.  BHSII/ Stage 4 Senior Coach in Complete Horsemanship or an equivalent qualification or above would be extremely advantageous.

The Centre Manager is required to live on-site and free family accommodation is provided.

View the Job Description

To apply send a copy of your CV with covering letter to Gillian Larter:

Closing date for applications:  Friday 19th July 2019

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