Why The Grooms List by Caroline Carter Recruitment is THE GO-TO place for Equine Apprenticeships
It’s National Apprenticeship Week 7th February – 13th February 2022 – a perfect time for grooms to explore the possibilities of gaining nationally recognised qualifications without having to take time out from work, and for employers to consider expanding their team by taking on an apprentice groom! Whether you’re an employer or a learner/would be apprentice The Grooms List by Caroline Carter Recruitment is THE GO-TO place for Equine Apprenticeships! Everything both employers and learners need is here, in one place, from choosing a Training Provider to finding your next groom or job and everything in between!
We have over 20 years’ experience in equine recruitment
Collectively The Grooms List team have more equine recruitment experience than any other equine recruitment agency. Caroline Carter has 16 years’ experience offering the most successful dedicated one-to-one bespoke equestrian recruitment services in the UK and beyond. Combined with Caroline’s extensive sales and marketing experience gained over the last 35 years working in senior positions within International blue chip organisations, Caroline has trained a dedicated team of equine recruiters, all of whom are on hand to assist you at every step of the way, including:
- Identifying your Apprentice/Apprenticeship needs and how to fulfil them
- Keeping expectations realistic, without losing out on opportunities
- Staying on the right side of employment law
- Guidance and technical support for getting the very best out of our user-friendly website, which we are told is the best recruitment website available to the equine industry
Find out more about Caroline and the team by clicking here.
We have more relevant connections
The Grooms List team is made up of dedicated professional equestriennes – each and every one of us has been an equine employer or a professional groom in the past. This gives us a true 360 degree view of the equine recruitment industry, from colleges and Training Providers, through to good employers and grooms.
In Caroline’s 16 years as an equine recruitment specialist she has supplied staff to countless returning employers, as well as supporting individual grooms from starting out through to employing staff themselves in their role as a Manager years later. Caroline knows equestrian people – and lots of them!
We believe there is nothing better than having experienced, well-connected people to speak to about making the right career move, or employing the right person to train within your yard. All this knowledge and expertise is at your fingertips – simply call, email or send us a message on social media! You can find all the details you need by clicking here.
We’re not tied to specific Training Providers
As an equine recruitment agency we can remain entirely impartial when it comes to advising and helping to connect apprentice grooms with good employers. It doesn’t matter to us which Training Provider you choose, as long as they are right for your needs. Of course, we are always happy to recommend a cracking Apprentice Training Provider based on our experiences but many employers work in partnership with a particular training provider to deliver their apprenticeship programmes. Our impartial stance means that we can advertise a wide range of Apprenticeship courses throughout the UK, which Apprentice Grooms are free to apply for directly to the employer, regardless of the Training Provider.
Read advice on selecting an apprenticeship Training Provider by clicking here.
We continue to work with you beyond the Apprenticeship
For both employers and learners, our relationship with you needn’t end with the completion of an Apprenticeship course. As an equine recruitment agency we can:
- help apprentice grooms find their next apprenticeship with another employer or if you need help, get involved with any negotiations required to assist you to keep them with you!
- help employers locate their next apprentice groom
- help employers and learners to select a Training Providers based on objective rationale
- guide the apprentice groom to find the right jobs to help them continue to build a solid and successful career in the equine industry
- provide staff of all levels to all equine employers, from trainees/apprentices through to managers
Contact us for a friendly, no-obligation chat about your needs by clicking here.
All services to job seekers are completely free of charge
There are no fees or subscription charges to job seekers using The Grooms List website, or contacting us directly for advice and support. All resources are accessible via The Grooms List website 24/7. To gain full access all you have to do is register a free Jobseekers Profile, and you’re all set to browse full job details and contact recruiting employers directly to apply for, or chat with them about their job vacancies. You can update your Jobseekers Profile whenever you like, so you can adapt your profile as you gain qualifications and experience, and build you equine career!
Find out more about becoming an apprentice groom by visiting out Apprentice Zone by clicking here.
Read more information about why we are the no.1 equine recruitment agency for Grooms by clicking here.
We offer a range of affordable options for employers looking to recruit an Apprentice
Beware of using FREE RECRUITMENT SERVICES. Sometimes things are free for a reason and you won’t necessarily get the result you want !
The most cost-effective way of filling your vacancy is to subscribe to The Grooms List website. From just £60 inc VAT you have unlimited access to search the candidate database and to advertise up to 3 job vacancies.
When you use The Grooms List to recruit an apprentice you are not restricted to accessing only apprentice job seekers – you can advertise your other vacancies too, and contact job seekers of all types and levels.
All our vacancies are advertised to well over 70k potential candidates (July 2020), giving you the widest audience of equine job seekers in the UK if not internationally.
Choose to feature your job vacancies from just £12 inc VAT and benefit from our targeted marketing activities. We promote your advert specifically to the type of job seekers you need to attract, by location and/or by discipline, ensuring your vacancy is seen by the most relevant demographic.
Find out more about recruiting an apprentice groom by visiting out Apprentice Zone by clicking here.
Browse our subscription options by clicking here.
Read more about why we are the no.1 equine recruitment agency for employers by clicking here.
Contact Caroline for free, impartial advice by clicking here.
We help with guidance on legal employment practises
We are not employment law specialists, but we do promote legal employment practises in the equine industry whenever and wherever we can. We recognise that employment law can be a bit of a minefield and it’s easy to inadvertently stumble into difficulties. Therefore, we have researched and simplified, as much as possible, information for employers and employees . We always recommend seeking advice from employment law specialists, but our catalogue of articles is a good starting point for understanding your legal obligations as an employer or employee in the equine industry and for identifying sources to gain more in depth, specialist advice. You can browse our articles and blogs by clicking here.