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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 jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org for more information.


REHABILITATION GROOMS

We are currently looking for full time Grooms at both Belwade Farm in Aboyne and Penny Farm in Blackpool.  If you are interested in working at Belwade Farm we would require you to live on site in the free shared staff accommodation.  This is not a requirement at Penny Farm.

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.

We are looking for individuals who have 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.

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 in writing with a covering letter and CV to Gillian Larter at:

Belwade Farm apply here.    

Penny Farm apply here.         

Closing date for applications: 29th September 2021                  


PART TIME GROOM

Permanent, 3 days per week including weekends.

If you are interested in animal welfare and looking for a rewarding role with equines, this may be the perfect job for you! To find out more give Gillian a call on 01953 497233. 

We are an international horse charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the world through education, campaigning and hands-on care.  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 here.

Closing date for applications: 29th September 2021                 


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT

Somerset

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to assist the Maintenance Supervisor with the effective and efficient daily maintenance of the farmland and buildings, grassland and field margins at our equine rescue and rehoming centre Glenda Spooner Farm in Somerton. 

Ideally you will have experience in all areas of general maintenance including fencing, fertilising and tractor driving; training is available where required.  You will be organised with the ability to work on your own initiative, possess a flexible approach to work and the willingness to work outside in all weather conditions.

Benefits include a generous pension scheme and cash health plan, bike to work scheme, paid employee sickness absence scheme and a minimum of 28 days’ holiday (including bank and public holidays). 

Please click here to apply.

Closing date for applications:  30th September 2021


FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT

Norfolk, permanent full time

We are looking to recruit a full time Finance and Administration Assistant to join the Finance and Administration team based within our Head Office, Snetterton. This is an interesting and varied role, the main aim of which is to contribute to the smooth and efficient running of the finance and administration department.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in broad administrative roles.  You will be required to maintain a schedule of repairs and maintenance for the head office building and assist with the management of the financial aspects of the charity’s properties and business tenancies.  You will liaise with staff located within the head office and around the UK providing advice and guidance on charity credit cards, fleet cars and insurance.  You will also assist the Finance Officers with income processing and income and bank reconciliations using the Charity’s finance system SAGE.

You will have a flexible approach to your work, be well organised with excellent attention to detail. You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and a willingness to be flexible in your approach to work with the ability to prioritise workload and work to tight deadlines. 

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.

You can read the full job description here.

To apply, please click here.

Closing date for applications 30th September 2021

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