Redwings is a national animal welfare charity responsible for over 2,000 rescued horses, ponies and donkeys across the UK. Working for Redwings means you can make a real difference in the lives of those horses in our care and thousands like them. And it means you will be part of a supportive and progressive workplace that puts the welfare of its horses and its people at the heart of everything.
Horse Care Hospital Yard Team Member
South of Norwich
Permanent full time
40 hours per week as per rota (to include weekends). 7.30 am to 4.00 pm (Support with the late evening site checks will be arranged as additional hours and on a shared rota basis).
We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with experience in horse care to join the Hospital Yard team at our veterinary unit in Hapton.
Working under the supervision of the Hapton Yard Co-ordinators (HYC), you will work as part of a team providing high-quality care to our equine inpatients.
This is a busy environment, and the ideal candidate should understand the importance of effective communication, observation, and unified teamwork. They will need to liaise regularly with line management and will be able to follow instructions as well as use their own initiative.
Sound knowledge of horses and their welfare and proven background of working with horses is necessary, as is familiarity with Health and Safety Regulations.
Salary £18,532.80 per annum for over 18s’
In addition, we offer shift workers a premium pay rate on Sundays (time and a half) and Bank Holidays (double time).
A full clean manual driving licence is essential
Closing date: Wednesday 26th January 2022
If you are interested in the above vacancy please contact Rachel Daines, HR Coordinator, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01508 481061 for an application pack. Alternatively, you can download an application form and job description from our website.
Redwings is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates. We seek individuals with unique contributions who can help Redwings deliver its charitable aims in line with its values regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity