Job Info

Location: Hainford North of Norwich NR10 3AT
Salary: £18,532.80
Hours: 40 hours per week as per rota
Closing Date: Friday 21st January 2022
Interview Date: TBC

Organisation: Redwings Horse Sanctuary
Contact Details: rdaines@redwings.co.uk
Job Description:

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 Team Members
Hainford North of Norwich

Full-time permanent positions
40 hours per week as per rota (to include weekends and support with one late evening site check a week)

An excellent opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and flexible individuals to join the Equine Centre Team at our Hainford site situated North of Norwich on a permanent contract.

Working under the supervision of the Equine Centre Manager and Team Leader you will help to provide a high standard of equine care.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team ensuring all horses have access to suitable water, feed, and shelter, that hygiene is maintained and that paddocks are checked and clean. They will carry out visual health checks and give medication as prescribed along with assisting in the catching and holding of nervous horses for the farrier and vet team. They will also complete night checks on-site as and when required.

This is a busy environment, and the ideal candidates 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 and proven working background of horse health and welfare is necessary, as is familiarity with Health and Safety Regulations

Salary £18,532.80 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: Friday 21st January 2022

If you are interested in the above vacancy please contact Rachel Daines, HR Coordinator, by emailing rdaines@redwings.co.uk or telephone 01508 481061 for an application pack. Alternatively, you can download an application form and job description from our website. Please note that we can only accept applications by email during this time.

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


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