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Equine Team Member

Equine Team Member

Posted 2 November 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.

The role will involve working some weekends on a rota basis.

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 andrea.makings@reedglobal.com or maxine.ettridge@reedglobal.com 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: 36177335

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