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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.

You can see our current vacancies below.

Maintenance Assistant

Aboyne, full-time permanent

We are looking to recruit a Maintenance Assistant to carry out maintenance on general buildings, grassland and field margins at Belwade Farm, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire. 

The role

Working closely with the Maintenance Supervisor you will assist with the effective and efficient maintenance of the farms general buildings, grassland and field margins.

About you

You will have experience in all areas of grassland management; paddock preservation, border preservation such as fencing and woodland.  Tractor driving is a large proportion of this role and an experienced tractor operator would be highly desirable, however training is available where required.  The ability to tow a horse box and experience of travelling horses [EG1] would be advantageous. You must be organised with the ability to work on your own initiative and possess a flexible approach to work.

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. Belwade Farm is located in Aboyne, consists of a team of 12 staff and has the capacity to care for up to 65 equines.

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 29 days’ holiday. 

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

Download the full job description.

To apply

Please email your current CV with a covering letter to

Closing date for applictions 2nd March 2020

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