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Join us in improving the lives of horses in the UK and worldwide.

Join us in improving the lives of horses in the UK and worldwide.

Our vision is to have a world where every horse is treated with respect, compassion and understanding. Why not come and join us and help us to improve welfare standards and stamp out suffering in the UK and worldwide.

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.

Rehabilitation Groom – Somerton, Somerset

Full time, permanent

If you are committed to high standards of equine welfare, have the ability to communicate effectively and the flexibility to work in a high pressured busy environment as part of a dynamic team then we have the perfect job for you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our rehabilitation and rehoming centre Glenda Spooner Farm in Somerset for a Rehabilitation Groom.

We are looking for an individual who has the willingness to work irregular hours in all conditions.  You must be prepared to undertake normal daily yard duties whilst proving you have the commitment, knowledge and ability to be responsible for a dedicated list of horses undergoing rehabilitation.  Ideally you will have experience of working on a busy yard, be competent and confident in handling a wide range of horses including youngsters and problem horses.  As part of your role you will be required to catch and hold and/or handle a variety of horses for our team of specialists whilst they assess and treat them.

A sense of humour and excellent interpersonal skills are also useful when having to deal with members of the general public.

Free shared on-site staff accommodation is available.

Download the full job description here.

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 apply by clicking here

Closing date for applications: 26th July 2021                 

Major Gifts Officer – Partnerships

Permanent full time, Snetterton

We are searching for a Major Gifts Officer to focus on partnerships. The Charity has ambitious plans to bounce back from the pandemic and raise significant income from companies, organisations and institutions in order to support our work rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming horses at risk of abuse or neglect. You will be joining a fundraising team that is focused, ambitious, enthusiastic and committed to raising as much net income as possible to enable us to carry out our work.

Reporting to the Director of Fundraising, you will lead on proactively identifying, researching and approaching a range of prospective funders to achieve a long-term strategy for growth in income.

We are looking for a driven individual who has excellent relationship building and communications skills and the ability to develop long term strategic partnerships.

The role is based at our head office in Norfolk but working from home for part of the week is a possibility. You will be required to attend events around the UK and at our four centres located in Norfolk, Somerset, Lancashire and Aberdeenshire. You must have a flexible approach to your work and be willing to work outside of normal office hours. Equine knowledge would be advantageous but is not essential. 

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

To apply please click here.

Download the full job description here.              

Closing date for applications: 6th August 2021                   

How every £1 you donate is spent

  • 74p helps horses
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