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Experienced Yard Groom

Job Description

** Own transport essential. Due to the nature of the job we require a candidate local to the area**

This is a Fantastic Opportunity for an Experienced Groom to work for a well Established Retirement Livery.

This job role is working on a busy Retirement livery reporting to the yard manager.

Day to day duties include general care of horses, mucking out, feeding, grooming, administering medications and medical care, exercising horses on rehabilitation programs as per vet instruction, dealing with farrier, vets, physiotherapists and clients in a polite and professional manner and maintaining a clean and tidy working environment.

We are looking for a dedicated and passionate person preferably with experience of working within the equine industry; however we will consider candidates with extensive experience of caring for horses outside of the profession.

You should be happy to work within a structured environment, prepared to work efficiently with safety of both horse and Handler at the forefront of your mind, be able to work as part of a team but be able to use your own initiative and work alone when required, must be organised and be able to manage your own time, be conscious of your working environment and standards with attention to detail, must be confident handling a wide range of horses, will not be scared of hard work in adverse weather conditions and most importantly you MUST be passionate about horses.

Our horses range from miniature Shetlands to 18hh Clydesdales.

Although we are a retirement livery, our horses range from 8 years old to 38years old and are of varied fitness and temperaments.

All the horses here at CRL are treated as individuals and their welfare is paramount.

Full Time Permanent Contract – 40 hrs pw paying the Living Wage according to age.

***** Weekend Staff Also Needed ******

Skills Required

Good team player

Pride in work

Good timekeeping

Qualifications Required

No specific qualifications are required

Personal Qualities

Enthusiastic

Friendly and polite

Good communication skills

Reliable and honest

Future Prospects

Possibility to progress within the company and achieve qualifications if required.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Permanent

Experience:

  • working with horses / owning own horse: 1 year (Required)

Location:

  • Crewe CW3 (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Driving License (Preferred)
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