Equine Apprenticeship - Level 2 or Level 3 depending on experience (Ref: 1466102)

Salary: £3.70 per hour - 30 hours = £111.00Closing Date: 18 Dec 2018Hours: 30 hours per week

 East Thornton Equestrian Ltd

East Thornton Equestrian is an established family BHS approved livery yard situated in Morpeth Northumberland, that provides unequalled facilities to both horse and rider.

With a passion for show and competition horses there are 18 horses on site, including 6 livery.

Equine Apprenticeship required for an outstanding Equestrian Centre based in Morpeth, Northumberland.

The position will include:

  • General yard duties
  • Mucking out
  • Preparing haynets
  • Filling water troughs
  • Care of horses
  • Grooming
  • Tacking up
  • Feeding
  • Care of horses after exercise
  • Customer Care
  • Working with the public
  • Dealing with show horses and competition horses.

Future prospects: For the right candidate, progression within the company, full time employment.

Training to be provided: Apprenticeship Standard

Equine Groom Level 2 or Senior Equine Groom Level 3 (depending on candidate experience)

In house training with employer, Functional skills if required

Qualifications required:
Level 2 maths & English OR GCSE Grade C or above.

Skills required:

  • Good time keeper
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Be able to work in a team
  • Listen and follow instructions
  • Confident rider

Personal qualities:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate about horses
  • Be able to work with horses of all sizes
  • To have some experience with horses
  • A passion for show horses and competition horses

Things to consider

  • Physically demanding job
  • Working in the outdoors in all weathers
  • Must have good attendance as these are animals and rely on human care.
  • Must be able to get to place of work.

Reality check: Attitude and behaviour is a key element for the successful candidate. You must be able to take instructions and act on them appropriately.

Important Information:

You will be required to work to the terms and conditions of your contract. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to grow with this company.

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