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Kickstart - Facilities Ass / Groom

Type: Temporary
Salary: £4.62 - £8.91
Benefits: None
Job Ref: SW18833
Posted: 04/05/2021Apply Now

Job Description

Outstanding Kickstart Placement for a Lover of Horses!

  • Are you aged between 16 and 24?
  • Are you on Universal Credit?
  • Are you seeking a work opportunity with horses?

If you have answered “Yes” to the above then read on!

We have an outstanding opportunity to work at  Sudden Park Farm which boasts 30 acres of beautiful countryside and is a well- established high quality Livery Yard that also offers coaching and private lessons, horse development and foundation work, rest, recovery and injury rehabilitation.

Here you will have the opportunity to be involved, for the next 6 months in many activities and it could possibly lead to a permanent position.  The role will give you the opportunity to learn the day to day care of horses and the management of this growing business.

The responsibilities will include:

General Upkeep

Working on the general upkeep of the yard and surrounds, depending on the time of year (e.g. painting stables; general cleaning of common areas, including bathroom; grass mowing; weed management etc).

Office Administration and Marketing

Contributing to the business administration (e.g. organising clinics/monthly record of activities/input to risk register & safety aspects). research, emails, marketing, social media etc. and may have the opportunity to write articles and place on  the website , facebook, Instagram and other media.

Horses

  • Day to day care of horses and ponies, this will include mucking out, watering, feeding, grooming, tack care, yard sweeping, rugging and leading horses to/from the field and checking general well-being. 
  • Contributing to Paddock maintenance (including weed control, poo picking, fence management).

Customer Care

  • Liaising with clients to provide the support they request in a cheerful, professional manner.
  • Dealing with suppliers and other visitors to the yard in an appropriate manner.

To be the successful applicant, for this role you will require

  • A good standard of Education including English and Maths
  • Confident around horses understanding basic H&S
  • Physically fit as will be carrying weights & painting etc.
  • Reliable, timely, with commons sense and initiative
  • Ideally have a good keyboard skill and keen to get involved
  • Be able to get to Suddene Park Farm, Marlborough,  daily as difficult by public transport so car will be essential

HOW TO APPLY!

It’s simple…speak to your local Job Coach and ask to be referred!  This role could be yours within the week!

Apply Now