We are looking for an experienced groom to help 2 other full time live in grooms with our 10 horses at our private yard in Surrey . Must be able to work 5 or 6 days a week to include most weekends, although this can probably be flexible by prior arrangement outside the busier show months. Must at least be able to drive a 3.5t horse box (HGV licence and HGV experience would be a bonus). Must also be prepared to do housework, (ideally cook basic, healthy food) help look after 4 labradors, be a Personal assistant/Secretary to the family ( general filing, entering shows, keeping show plan up to date, ordering of horse feed etc.) drive the family as and when required and help on the property generally.
Our two daughters are show jumpers competing regularly, both nationally and internationally.
Live in but could consider live out if person was local.
Verifiable references are essential.
Will occasionally be required to travel to shows and stay overnight.
To be able to ride is not essential, but a basic level (e.g. hacking) would be a bonus
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Large, bright, well equipped, separate one bedroom accommodation away from the yard, with modern bathroom, large living room and large modern kitchen.
Negotiable (dependant on experience and skills)
- Earliest start date 7th April 2019
- Continent/Country United Kingdom
- Position/s available Groom, Groom/Rider, Part of a Team, Sole Charge, Manager, Home Groom, Competition Groom, Housekeeper, Person Friday
- Postcode/postcode region (if live out)
- Yard disciplines/Activities Competitions, Family Yard, Horse Transport, Showjumping
- Riding Optional riding
- Required Skills Bandage, Broodmares, Clip, Exercise/Hack Out, Long Rein, Lunging, Maintenance Skills, Management Skills, Muck Out, Sole charge, Supervisory Skills
- Non-equine skills required Administration, Computer Skills, Housekeeper, House Sitting, Management Skills, Pet Care/Sitting, Sec/PA
- Accommodation provided Single
- Days per week 5-6
- Salary currency Pounds
- Salary guide IRO £350 depending on experience
- Salary Period Weekly
- Must Drive Car, 3.5t
- Pets welcome? Possibly
- Own horse welcome? No
- Smoking allowed? No