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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 jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org for more information. 


Equine Rehoming and Welfare Advisor

Full time, permanent


World Horse Welfare is an international charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the world through education, campaigning and hands-on care.

We are looking for a highly knowledgeable and resourceful equine professional with an enquiring mind to join our UK Welfare team which is based in Snetterton, Norfolk.  This role requires excellent people skills and an intuitive and common sense approach to information gathering and problem solving.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of equine knowledge and practical experience, hold a relevant equine degree and/or be qualified to BHS Stage 3 Coach in Complete Horsemanship (BHSAI) or higher.  You will play a key role within our welfare team providing up to date legislative and equine husbandry advice to members of the public and our Rehomers.  You will also be responsible for managing our quality rehoming scheme.

Due to the nature of this position you will need to be resilient when dealing with distressing or aggressive conversations. 

INTERVIEWS FOR THIS VACANCY are being held at our head office in Norfolk on Friday 5th April 2019.

Benefits include a generous pension scheme and cash health plan as well as child care vouchers, bike to work scheme, employee sickness absence scheme and a minimum of 28 days’ holiday. 

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the charity’s values of being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking.

Download the job description.

To apply

Please email your current CV with a covering letter to jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org.

Closing date for applications:  22nd March 2019

 

Cook/Kitchen Supervisor

£10.00 per hour - Somerton, Somerset


Are you looking for a Cook job that offers daytime work with no evenings, nights or split shifts?  Free parking and uniform supplied.

Our Glenda Spooner Farm visitor centre has a great in-house café that offers scrumptious food and cake.  We are looking to recruit a Cook to become part of our visitor centre team.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cook/Kitchen Supervisor who is passionate about food. Ideally you will be comfortable with basic cooking skills and have worked in the catering industry, but be friendly, approachable, happy to work in a small team and have excellent customer service skills as these are the characteristics we value most.

As our Cook/Kitchen Supervisor you will be responsible for the preparation and plating of a range of cafe foods and beverages.  You may also be required to greet and serve customers in a professional, warm, friendly and genuine manner.

We can be flexible with working hours to maximise your work life balance.

If this sounds like you, apply now!

View the full job description.

To apply, simply send your latest CV with covering letter to jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org.

Closing date:  29th March 2019

 

FIELD OFFICER - permanent, full time

Tyne and Wear, Cumbria, Northumberland, Durham, Northern North Yorkshire


World Horse Welfare is a leading registered charity established to support the welfare of horses worldwide.  We are seeking to recruit a full time Field Officer to join our existing team working across the UK.

About the role

This is a full-time salaried position reporting to the Chief Field Officer. You will be responsible for investigating reports of equine cruelty and neglect, carrying out pre-loan home checks, educating on all aspects of equine husbandry and giving presentations about World Horse Welfare to the general public.  At times, you will be required to work closely with the Police, Trading Standards and other equine welfare organisations.  Working hours are 40 per week Monday to Friday - you may occasionally be called out outside of normal working hours.

Download the job description here. 

About you

You will have a proven successful track record of conducting investigations in a commercial or public service environment.  You will also be experienced and confident in dealing with difficult people under stressful and sometimes hostile conditions. You will possess extensive knowledge and practical experience of equines together with excellent interpersonal skills.  A sound working knowledge of the laws relating to animal welfare and the ability to work on your own initiative are essential. 

You must be competent with Microsoft packages as you will be required to run a small office from home. 

It is a requirement of this role that you live within the area specified or be in a position to relocate to take up the post.

About us

World Horse Welfare is an international charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the world through education, campaigning and hands-on care. We offer a competitive salary, generous pension scheme and cash health plan as well as child care vouchers, bike to work scheme, employee sickness absence pay and a minimum of 28 days holiday.

To apply

Please email your current CV with a covering letter to: jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org.  Alternatively post your application to World Horse Welfare, Anne Colvin House, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LR.

Closing date: 5th April 2019.

Interviews will be taking place on Wednesday 17th April in Norfolk.

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

Registered Charity Number 206658 & SC038384