We are currently recruiting for full-time Equine Welfare Assistants
Who are Bransby Horses?
Founded in 1968 by Peter Hunt, whose lifelong passion for horse welfare continues through our people and their shared vision of, a world where every equine has a life worth living. Over 50 years later, we are one of the largest equine welfare charities in the UK and our mission, now more than ever, is to positively impact the lives of horses, ponies, donkeys and mules in the UK.
What does the role of an Equine Welfare Assistant entail?
We currently have more than three hundred equines, across two sites, so we need more dedicated individuals who can handle our horses with care and compassion and help us deliver a high standard of care, getting our horses back on their hooves. As part of a small friendly team working on one of our seven specialist yards, you will get to see first-hand the significant difference that can be made to horses in need, making Bransby Horses is such an incredibly rewarding place to work.
Who are we looking for?
The ideal candidate should;
• have a level 2 qualification in equine studies
• at least 1 year previous experience of working with equines
• good communication skills and works well as part of a team
• knowledge of equine care and handling
• good level of fitness; this role is physically demanding and predominantly based outside, in all weathers
So what's in it for you?
The salary ranges from the national minimum wage up to £20,000 per annum, starting salary is dependent upon the skills and experience demonstrated at interview. The weekly hours are sociable, working 37.5 hours per week, from 8 am - 4.30 pm and only working every other weekend.
• Free Uniform
• Free Car parking
• Discounted Food
• Health and Wellbeing Package
• A minimum of 30 days holiday, pro rata, increasing with service
• Birthday Leave
• Buying Leave
• Pension Scheme
And so much more…
As an employer, we also pride ourselves in offering our employees a caring and inclusive community, supportive leadership, plenty of development opportunities, excellent on-site facilities and work environment and flexibility for work, and life enrichment. We are also a disability confident and an equal opportunities employer, who proactively seeks to ensure that candidates and employees are treated equitably regardless of their protected characteristics.
If this sounds like the job for you, visit our website to apply now. We are expecting a lot of interest in this post so would recommend that a detailed personal statement of at least half a page, is included within the application.
The closing date for this post is 26th May 2022, with interviews to take place on the 7th and 8th of May.