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Equine Rehoming Team Member Full Time

at Redwings Horse Sanctuary Norwich in Norwich (Published at 26-04-2021)

Non-riding post

Full time, fixed term six months, plus one month rolling position

40 hours per week (to include weekends on a rota basis)

We offer shift workers a premium pay rate on Sundays (time and a half) and Bank Holidays (double time).

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced and confident individual to join the Redwings Rehoming Centre at Hapton in a non-riding post, on a fixed term contract.

This post is subject to safer recruitment processes to ensure effective safeguarding of all those who come in to contact with our charity. The successful applicant will be required to have a DBS check in place before employment is confirmed.

You will be expected to be an active member of a small team of motivated staff to ensure the smooth and professional running of the centre. Along with the usual yard duties the job includes, but is not limited to, training horses in all manner of groundwork, up to and including the initial backing stages, assessing potential guardians and matching to equines. You will also compile and complete rehoming packs, update equine training records, and assist with the delivery of some equines.

The ability to be professional when dealing with the general public is essential as the Rehoming Team provide demonstrations for open days and are in contact with the public on a regular basis at guardian trials. A good telephone technique and the ability to communicate effectively are also essential qualities. Applicants must show the ability to implement effective equine training programmes and have a sound knowledge of equine health and welfare. Experience of backing and handling youngsters is preferable, although not vital.

A full manual driving licence is necessary as you will be required to drive company vehicles.

Closing date and time: 12.00 pm Monday 10th May 2021

A full clean manual driving licence is necessary as you will be required to drive company vehicles.

To apply, download and complete the application form and monitoring forms below, and return to Rachel Daines, HR Administrator, by emailing [email protected]

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