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Home Groom – Buckinghamshire 933 views12 applications

Ref: JL43956

Job Description

To provide care for the horses at home and assist with competition preparation to ensure the smooth running of the yard and facilities.

 

Minimum Requirements

ABLE TO:

Follow feeding, cleaning and water schedules set by Head/Competition Groom.

Cleaning and maintenance of tack/leatherwork and other items including rugs, boots, bandages, etc.

Other day to day tasks such as mucking out, feeding, turning out/in, lunging and preparing horses for exercise including knowledge of tack requirements for each horse.

Communicate with vet, farrier, dentist, physio in absence of Head/Competition Groom or Owner.

Assist in preparation for competitions, training and events.

To cover specific tasks agreed when other staff absent.

Ensure all tack and consumable repairs and requirements are noted and reported to Head/Competition Groom including bedding, feed, veterinary supplies.

Report any maintenance issues to Head/Competition Groom/Owner.

Assist in horse care and yard maintenance as required for all BOS horses.

Ensure all fields are kept clear of droppings and poisonous plants and facing safe and effective.

Lunging and Horse Walker familiarity for all horses.

Act professionally, with discretion, courteously and effectively at all times

To maintain effective and positive working relationships with staff, consultants, partner organisations, external organisations, sponsors and clients

 

DESIRABLE:

Experience of handling youngstock and broodmares

Experience of managing (unwell) horses and rehabilitation techniques and programmes

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES:

Good communication skills

Team Player who is also able to work in isolation on occasions

Willing to undertake relevant additional training as required

An eye for attention to detail

Flexible and responds positively to new challenges

 

Accommodation details

Shared Flat

 

Benefits

5 1/2 days per week

Salary £18/20k per annum (dependant on experience)

NEST Pension

28 days holiday per annum

Sickness cover in line with Statutory Requirements

Great Location

Superb Facilities

Fantastic Horses

 

 

 

More Information

  • Earliest start date 1st May 2019
  • Continent/Country United Kingdom
  • Position/s available Groom, Part of a Team, Competition Groom
  • Postcode/postcode region (if live out)
  • Yard disciplines/Activities Competitions, Dressage, Eventing, Hunting, Showjumping, Stud
  • Riding No riding required
  • Required Skills Bandage, Broodmares, Equine First Aid, Lunging, Muck Out, Plait, Pull Mane/Tail, Show Turnout, Sole charge
  • Non-equine skills required None
  • Accommodation provided Shared with other employee
  • Days per week 5 1/2
  • Salary currency GBP
  • Salary guide 18-20K
  • Salary Period Annually
  • Must Drive Car
  • Must have own car? Yes
  • Pets welcome? Possibly
  • Own horse welcome? No
  • Smoking allowed? No
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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
Meppershall
Bedfordshire
SG17 5LU

caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
0203 006 5730 / 07747 686 118

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