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Equine Team Member

Equine Team Member

Posted 21 September by REED
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Our client is a leading equine charity based in South Norfolk.  They need an Equine Centre Team Member for 40 hours a week on a rota basis to join on a temporary month by month rolling basis.

You will need an Equine Care or Animal Care qualification.
Job Purpose

To work under the specific supervision of the Centre Team Leader and provide a high standard of care, ensuring the welfare of the equines in your centre.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

• To provide high quality care that ensures all equines have access to suitable water, feed and shelter and to ensure that hygiene is maintained.
• To ensure stables/shelters are mucked out thoroughly, water receptacles are clean and refilled, hay nets filled and weighed.
• To ensure instructions regarding the feeding of equines is followed stringently.
• To give a visual health check to the equines including lameness
• To inform senior staff of equine ailments and needs.
• Medication will be prescribed to some of the equines under your care, this you will expected to give on your rounds,
• To ensure paddocks are checked for hazards and clean.
• The catching and holding of nervous horses for the farrier and /or veterinary purposes.
• The grooming, trimming and bathing of equines, with the application and checking of rugs.
• Transporting of equines safely – as an assistant and/or driver of horsebox/trailer – subject to training.
• Tractor driving, using paddock sweeper and other implements.
• General use of tack and equine handling equipment.
• To understand the importance of effective communication, observation and unified team work.
• To liaise regularly with your line manager.
• To be an effective team member.

Benefits of being a Reed temporary employee:

Weekly Pay
• Holiday Pay – 28 days per annum
• Guaranteed offers of work
• Reed Rewards
• Life Assurance
• Pension
• Training & Development
• Reed Discount Club
• Eye Test & Spectacle Vouchers
• Reimbursed Police Checks
• E-Account for timesheets, payslips etc.
• Professional Temping Agreement
• First and Secondary points of contact

If you are interested in this opportunity, then please apply now or send your CV to or or call 01603 616190

Please note due to the high number of applications we anticipate we will receive for this post, if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, then your application has been unsuccessful.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 36177325

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