Equine Groom (Part-time - Weekends, Permanent, All Year Round)
We have an exciting opportunity for a talented, highly motivated and dedicated individual to join our yard team at weekends. The successful candidate should have previous experience of working on a yard. They will also be able to work to an industry speed, have a keen eye for detail, and high standards. A key part of this role is ensuring that high standards of equine welfare are maintained.
The successful candidate will be required to work under the guidance of the Yard Manager and Equine Yard Technicians, supervising students and caring for our horses.
As part of this role the candidate will take some responsibility, under the guidance of the Equine Facilities Coordinator and Yard Manager, of the facilities available here at BCA.
The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, a broad knowledge of the equine industry and evidence of working with young people. An Equine qualification and BHS Stages 1 & 2, or a willingness to gain these, is also desirable.
Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate will work Saturdays and Sundays and be involved in the evening lock up. We would also consider a job share for this position.
For further details and an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Department or download an application form from FE Jobs.
Closing date: Midnight on Tuesday 9th July 2019
Interview date: To be confirmed
Reasons to join us
Generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme
A wide range of learning and career opportunities
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Tax free childcare, cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount schemes
Free on-site parking
Various health and wellbeing benefits (including free use of College gym)
Commitment to Safeguarding
BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.
BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.