Yard Person – Honeysuckle

Yard Person

Job title: Yard Person

Responsible to: Sanctuary Manager, Honeysuckle

Location: Honeysuckle, Newton Abbot

Hours of work: Flexible, Full-Time or Part-Time to suit

Overall Purpose of the Role

  • To support the work of the horse care teams by providing a clean, safe environment for the horses and staff

Main Duties – Area

  • Carrying out all stable duties to the required high standard and within the required timeframe
  • Work in accordance with current Health and Safety guidelines and follow the procedures set by Mare and Foal Sanctuary
  • To ensure that Health and Safety standards and procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Removal of droppings and poisonous plants from pasture
  • Cleaning and replenishing bedding in stables and shelters
  • Provision of appropriate food and water
  • Maintaining cleanliness and good housekeeping of the stables, paddocks and surrounding areas
  • Ensure that the Mare and Foal Sanctuary’s reputation is always enhanced and promoted through your actions

Values and Attitude

  • Kindness, Care and Knowledge – through our managing and supporting performance policy and approach we actively consider behaviours that reflect these values.

We would welcome hearing from you if you:

  • This role would suit someone who likes to work outdoors
  • No equine experience necessary
  • Reliable
  • Positive approach to providing good service

Closing date: 24th June.

Vacancies Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form

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