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Equine Manager

Equine Manager

Closing date: 4 Aug 2017

Hours of work:  Full time inc. evenings and weekends

Contract type:  Permanent

Salary: £23,000 – £26,000 pa depending on qualifications and experience

Benefits:  Free on-site accommodation in three-bedroom cottage; full livery for own horse; generous employee pension contributions; free on-site parking; free meals on duty; free use of leisure and sporting facilities; and remission of school fees.

Job Summary

This newly created position provides an exciting opportunity for an individual to play a key role in fulfilling the School’s aim of diversifying and expanding its Outdoor and Adventurous Activities programme. The key responsibilities of the role include: management of the livery yard; management, coaching and development of the equine team; working strategically with the Senior Leadership Team and Outdoor Learning Coordinator on how to develop the equestrian offer; and for those students who do not have their own horse, responsibility for and monitoring of the delivery of high quality riding lessons, Pony Club, competitions and stable management at Urchinwood Manor.

This is a live-in role.

About You

You’ll be a talented leader with an ability to engage with our students and stakeholders at all levels. You’ll have the knowledge and experience of managing a high quality livery yard and of developing riders. You’ll play a key part in shaping our current programme as well as helping to steer us in the right direction for the future.

We actively seek employees with the skills and qualities that enable our school to create a meaningful and stimulating learning environment. We look for passion and professionalism in our people and value the ideas and creativity with which staff solve problems and create solutions.

About Us

Sidcot School is a thriving independent day and boarding school set in glorious countryside just seven miles south of Bristol Airport.

We are committed to education that equips young people with the knowledge, skills and confidence to help create a socially just and environmentally sustainable world.

How to Apply

Full details regarding the role are included in our application pack at www.sidcot.org.uk/jobs.

Alternatively, please call or email the school.

Closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 4 August 2017
Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 14 August 2017

Sidcot School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with previous employers and a DBS Enhanced check.

Visitor Centre Team Member, Oxhill

Visitor Centre Team Member, Oxhill

Location:

Oxhill, near Banbury, Warwickshire

Contract type:

Permanent

Job type:

Part time

Salary:

Salary £5,850.00 over 18s, £5,382.00 under 18s

Closing date: 

Wednesday, 2 August, 2017

15.00 hour post

(09.00 – 17.00 half hour lunch)

2 week rolling rota

Week 1 – Friday and Saturday

Week 2 – Friday and Sunday

The Fundraising Department at Redwings is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join its front of house team at the charity’s Visitor Centre on a part time, permanent basis.

You will welcome visitors, introduce them to the charity’s work and help to generate income through encouraging donations, promoting fundraising initiatives (including the charity’s Adoption Club), and by working in the centres’ quality assured Cafés and Gift Shops.

The role includes a variety of tasks necessary to provide a high standard of visitor experience whilst also delivering the charity’s values.

A flexible approach and willingness to learn can make this role very rewarding.

Experience in a front of house, customer care, retail or café environment would be advantageous.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 9th August 2017

To apply, download and complete the application form and monitoring form below, and return to Rachel Daines, HR Administrator, by emailing rdaines@redwings.co.uk.

Equine Centre Team Member, South of Norwich

Equine Centre Team Member, South of Norwich

Location:

South of Norwich

Contract type:

Permanent

Job type:

Part time

Salary:

Salary £9,360.00 (per annum) for over 18s. £8,611.20.00 (per annum) for under 18s.

Closing date: 

Friday, 11 August, 2017

Part time 24 hours per week (Tue/Thur/Fri)

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and flexible individual to join the Equine Centre Team at our Hapton site, on a part time permanent basis.

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

The successful candidate will work as part of 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.

This is a busy environment and the ideal candidate should understand the importance of effective communication, observation and unified team work. They will need to liaise regularly with line management and will be able to follow instruction as well as using their own initiative.

A sound knowledge of equine health and welfare is necessary, as is familiarity with Health and Safety Regulations

A full clean manual driving licence is essential

To apply, download and complete the application form and monitoring form below, and return to Rachel Daines, HR Administrator, by emailing rdaines@redwings.co.uk.

Visitor Centre Manager

Visitor Centre Manager

Location:

Oxhill Visitor Centre, Warwickshire

Contract type:

Permanent

Job type:

Full time

Salary:

Starting salary £19,500.00. Rising to £20,085.00 following successful completion of probation period.

Closing date: 

Thursday, 10 August, 2017

37.50 hrs a week including weekends on a rota basis.
This post would be considered for a temporary or permanent post

In addition, we offer shift workers a premium pay rate on Sundays (time and a half) and Bank Holidays (double time). For a full time manager, working alternate weekends, this equates to approximately £1,000 per annum.The Fundraising Department at Redwings is seeking an enthusiastic, organised and motivated individual to manage its Visitor Centre in Oxhill.

The successful applicant will manage the Visitor Centre, welcoming visitors, introducing them to the charity’s work and helping to generate income through encouraging donations, promoting fundraising initiatives (including the charity’s Adoption Club), and through the effective management of a Café and Gift Shop.

The role includes a variety tasks necessary to provide a high standard of visitor experience whilst also delivering the charity’s values. This includes the management and training of staff, administration duties including financial reporting, and maintaining a general high standard of housekeeping and presentation at the site.

The successful applicant will also work under the guidance of colleagues to develop new relationships within the community and generate income through group visits and corporate events/services.

Experience in a front of house, customer care, retail or café environment is essential, as are leadership and team working skills and an enthusiasm for the charity’s cause.

Interviews to be held on: Tuesday 15th August 2017.

To apply, download and complete the application form and monitoring form below, and return to Rachel Daines, HR Administrator, by emailing rdaines@redwings.co.uk.

 

Equine Centre Team Members, South of Norwich

Equine Centre Team Members, South of Norwich

Location:

South of Norwich

Contract type:

Permanent

Job type:

Full time

Salary:

£15,600.00 for over 18s, £14,352.00 for under 18s

Closing date:

Friday, 28 July, 2017

40 hours per week as per rota (to include weekends)

An excellent opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and flexible individuals to join the Equine Centre Teams south of Norwich, on a permanent basis.

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

The successful candidates will work as part of 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.

This is a busy environment and the ideal candidate should understand the importance of effective communication, observation and unified team work. They will need to liaise regularly with line management and will be able to follow instruction as well as using their own initiative.

A sound knowledge of equine health and welfare is necessary, as is familiarity with Health and Safety Regulations

A full clean manual driving licence is essential

To apply, download and complete the application form and monitoring form below, and return to Rachel Daines, HR Administrator, by emailing rdaines@redwings.co.uk.

Equine Centre Team Members, South Of Norwich Part Time

Equine Centre Team Members, South of Norwich

Location:

Hapton and Newton Flotman

Contract type:

Permanent

Job type:

Part time

Salary:

£6,240.00 (per annum) for over 18s, £5,740.80 (per annum) for under 18s.

Closing date: 

Friday, 28 July, 2017

Part time 16 hours per week, as per rota to include weekends.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for two enthusiastic and flexible individuals to join the Equine Centre Team at our Newton Flotman and Hapton sites, on a part time permanent basis.

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

The successful candidates will work as part of 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.

This is a busy environment and the ideal candidate should understand the importance of effective communication, observation and unified team work. They will need to liaise regularly with line management and will be able to follow instruction as well as using their own initiative.

A sound knowledge of equine health and welfare is necessary, as is familiarity with Health and Safety Regulations

A full clean manual driving licence is essential

To apply, download and complete the application form and monitoring form below, and return to Rachel Daines, HR Administrator, by emailing rdaines@redwings.co.uk.

Please indicate in your application which post you would like to be considered for;

Post (a) Newton Flotman. Post (b) Hapton

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Bransby  are currently looking for an additional full time RVN to join our friendly welfare team for a maternity cover period of 15 months (with the possibility of going permanent). The successful applicant will provide excellent nursing care to our 400 plus onsite equines, as well as offering support to our foster horses that have been rehomed.  As a triage nurse, you will work with the veterinary team to examine and prepare patients for procedures, administer medication as instructed, monitor wound management and care, take and run routine blood samples, run faecal egg counts, assist with the handling and ‘needle training’ of the equines and also support the education of staff and the general public. A full driving licence is essential.

Working Hours: Full time 37.5hrs/week

Annual Salary / Pay Per hour: Up to £20,000 (Dependant on Experience)

Main Purpose of the Job:

To act as a Veterinary Nurse for Bransby Horses.

  • To support the six farms with veterinary nursing and external team as required.
  • To manage the lab facilities and to train staff in animal first aid and equine care where needed.
  • To assist the Veterinary Team in equine care and procedures.
  • To support the education of the public to aid equine welfare.

Please click here to apply online.

Regional Co-ordinators – Central America

Would you like to help us improve the lives of working horses in Central America?  We are seeking two consultants to cover the following countries:

Our Regional Coordinators are appointed on consultancy contracts which are reviewed every three months. You are required to live within the geographical area you are working in.

Guatemala, Costa Rica and Honduras – Regional Coordinator required to work 3 days per month.  Working from home you will provide remote support to each project.  You will be required to work up to an additional 5 days, worked in a block, over the term of each three month contract.

Nicaragua – Regional Coordinator required to work 2 days month.  Working from home you will provide remote support to each project. You will be required to work up to an additional 5 days, worked in a block, over a six month period.

Job Description / Person Specification

About us

World Horse Welfare is an international horse charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the world through education, campaigning, and hands-on care. Our international programme aims to alleviate the suffering of working horses and improve human livelihoods by sharing essential knowledge with horse-owning communities and advocating for advancements in equid welfare policy.

Our international work
Working with local partner organisations in sixteen countries across Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and Asia, we currently run eighteen projects, giving owners the knowledge and skills which will empower them to care for their horses in a welfare-friendly manner. Regional Coordinators contribute to World Horse Welfare’s ability to improve and protect equine welfare by providing a well-informed understanding of the local and regional context, engaging and influencing stakeholders, and establishing the organisation’s credibility as an effective animal welfare organisation.

To apply please send your CV with covering letter in English to jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org, specifying the area for which you are applying.

Interviews will be held in Costa Rica (10th/11th August) and Nicaragua (17th/18th August).

 

CEO Department Administrator

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and flexible individual to join the CEO Department at our head office in Hapton.

The CEO Department Administrator will support the CEO Department, which includes the Chief Executive’s Office, Human Resources, Legacies, Health & Safety, and Environment & Facilities, with day-to-day administrative support.

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent communications skills, accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to work to strict deadlines.

Candidates must also be able to demonstrate that they have an understanding of the importance of confidentiality and data protection within the work environment.

A full clean manual driving licence is essential

Interviews will be held on Thursday 10th August 2017.

To apply, download and complete the application form and monitoring form below, and return to Rachel Daines, HR Administrator, by emailing rdaines@redwings.co.uk.

Closing Date: 27 July

Visitor Centre Team Leader

The Fundraising Department at Redwings is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join its front of house team at the charity’s visitor centre at Aylsham.

As a Team Leader you will support the Visitor Centre Manager in coordinating the team to welcome visitors, introduce them to the charity’s work and help to generate income through encouraging donations, promoting fundraising initiatives (including the charity’s Adoption Club), and by working in the centres’ quality assured Cafés and Gift Shops.

The role includes a variety of tasks necessary to provide a high standard of visitor experience whilst also delivering the charity’s values. It will also require leading the team in the absence of the manager, undertaking additional duties such as financial processes and team member monitoring and training.

A flexible approach and willingness to learn can make this role very rewarding.

Experience in a front of house, customer care, retail or café environment would be advantageous.

To apply, download and complete the application form and monitoring form below, and return to Rachel Daines, HR Administrator, by emailing rdaines@redwings.co.uk.

Closing Date 27 July 2017