The Donkey Sanctuary Farm Worker/Groom, Town Barton Farm

Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Thursday 26 July 2018.

The Donkey Sanctuary is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. We are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. We are achieving this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.

 We have an excellent opportunity for a Farm Worker/Groom to join our team at Town Barton Farm at Tedburn St. Mary, near Exeter, Devon. With previous experience of animal husbandry, you will provide care and rehabilitation for the resident donkeys, mules and hinnies and their environment while supporting the Farm Manager in the efficient and safe running of the farm.

Possessing excellent team-working and communication skills, you will effectively interact with colleagues, Quality Time Volunteers and work experience students, and will present a positive professional image of The Donkey Sanctuary at all times, providing a warm and knowledgeable welcome to visitors to the farm.

Flexibility, a commitment to personal development, and a full driving licence are essential. A tractor licence, together with experience of working with mules is desirable.

This is a full-time, permanent contract starting as soon as possible, working 37.5 hours per week 5 days over 7, one of which will be a weekend day.

For further information about this role, including the full job description details, please download the Application Pack which can be found on our website.

 Please note: We do not accept CVs as applications.