Closing date: Friday 4th August 2023
Closing Date for Applicants:
Friday 4th August 2023
Full Time Position
Average 42.5 hours per week on a rolling Rota including weekends.
8am-4.30pm (Night checks 8.30-9pm)
Horses and Ponies Protection Association, registered Charity in England and Wales are seeking a competent equestrian to supervise and enhance the existing team of equine welfare specialists. You will work alongside the Equine Manager to deliver the Charity’s mission to ‘Strive to Give a Second Chance to Abused, Neglected and Unwanted Equine through Rescue, Rehabilitation, Rehoming and Education.’
The successful candidate will have a passion for working in the equine welfare industry and have the skills to confidently supervise the work of the Equine Care Team alongside the Equine Manager. The knowledge and experience needed to successfully rescue and rehabilitate equines of varying ages and abilities at Shores Hey Farm is essential. Please note that the horses and ponies in the charities’ care are rescue cases so therefore will need an experienced handler that is able to gain the trust of feral, unhandled horses and ponies. An open-mindedness to using a variety of equine training techniques is essential.
This is a varied, hands-on, fast paced role, which requires excellent organizational skills, flexibility, and an ability to perform well under pressure. Previous experience in a supervisory, head groom or assistant management role is desirable and a flair for customer care.
You will need to be open to training, essential to the role and willing to learn. BHS Stage 1 or an equivalent qualification is essential. BHS Stage 2 or equivalent qualification is desirable.
What HAPPA offers as your employer:
Contract of Employment
Annual Wage Review
Training & Development Opportunities
Additional Holiday Entitlement for Long Service
Company Sick Pay Scheme
Double pay Bank Holiday with a day off in lieu
Employee of the Month/Year Recognition
Staff Discounts across Site
Inclusive Company Culture
Centre of Excellence Accreditation
A Safe Workplace with Health and Safety Representatives
The chance to make a difference to lives of equines
A United Workforce
Deadline for applications Friday 4th August 2023 12 noon
For more information about the role contact Rachael Wallace firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01282 455992
To apply send a CV and Covering Letter to email@example.com or by post:
FAO Rachael Wallace, Shores Hey Farm, Blackhouse Lane, Briercliffe, Burnley BB10 3QU
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