Looking for sole-charge groom for for eventing and breeding yard near Stevenage in Hertfordshire.
This is a stay-at-home job in idyllic countryside surroundings, on a user-friendly indoor yard. Have anywhere from two to four horses stabled including babies to CCI**, together with a couple of horses living out.
Facilities include 6 stables, a brand new w0rld-class 60 x 25m outdoor arena installed by Equestrian Surfaces, wash bay, rug room, tack room and all the usuals.
Self-motivated individual, comfortable with sole charge required. Candidate should not be phased by large, fit event horses. Possibility of riding if there is time in the day. All usual duties including muck out and daily poo picking and occasional (emergencies) helping with partner’s other animals (pigs x 2, sheep x 7, cows x 3). We have four dogs so dog friendly essential.
This position will suit someone cheerful, motivated and committed to providing top class care. Ongoing training is definitely possible, but the applicant would need the initiative to crack on with the usual daily work unsupervised after training and be able to anticipate requirements and get excited by keeping a yard spotless and running smoothly.
This particular role is not a job for an apprentice or school leaver.
Salary according to experience. Own horse could be a possibility.
Permanent position after 12 week trial period.
None – Live out
- Earliest start date 16th September 2019
- Continent/Country United Kingdom
- Position/s available Groom
- Postcode/postcode region (if live out)
- Yard disciplines/Activities Dressage, Eventing, Family Yard
- Riding Optional riding
- Required Skills Bandage, Equine First Aid, Muck Out, Sole charge, Supervisory Skills
- Non-equine skills required None
- Accommodation provided None
- Days per week 5 or 6
- Salary currency Pounds
- Salary guide 8 - 10 ph
- Salary Period Hourly
- Must Drive Car
- Must have own car? Yes
- Pets welcome? Possibly
- Own horse welcome? Possibly
- Smoking allowed? No
- Image Gallery