Horse Care Team Member – Upcott Park

Horse Care Team Member

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly committed person with experience in caring for horses and ponies. Knowledge of equine behaviour and training is advantageous but not essential as full training will be given.

The Mare and Foal Sanctuary is the largest equine charity in the South West peninsula, dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of horses and ponies in need. Based in Devon, we have 5 specialist sites, including a specialist veterinary and welfare assessment centre. We also have an active programme of educational events for horse owners and a multidisciplinary equine assisted learning team.

This post is based at our Upcott Park sanctuary near Holsworthy. Working closely with our team of experts, you’ll help provide the highest standard of care, monitor the health and behaviour of around 60 horses and be actively involved in their training in preparation for the next stage of their lives.

We have a well-established, collaborative working environment and a dedicated, passionate workforce.

You would be joining us at an exciting time. We are in the middle of an ambitious and visionary 5 year strategy to expand our work. We have a well-established, collaborative working environment and a dedicated, passionate workforce.

We would welcome hearing from you if you:

  • Are passionate about providing the highest standard of care and training for our horses.
  • Would like an interesting and rewarding role in equine welfare.
  • Would like to work in a professional, friendly and supportive team.
  • Would like to continue your own development within your role.
  • Have a full UK driving licence.
  • 5 hours/week average with weekend work and night checks.

Please note that this is role is subject to a Basic DBS check and you will be required to bring proof of your right to work in the UK to an interview if you are shortlisted.

Wage £9.50 per hour (band 7.1, £18,522)

Closing date – 30.11.222

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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