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Working Pupil Apprentice for Lee Valley Riding Centre

Closing date: 8 Dec 2017

Working Pupils (Apprenticeship scheme)

Lee Valley Riding Centre

Salary - National Minimum Wage

28 hours per week plus training

Monday to Sunday Shift Rota

Role summary

Lee Valley Riding Centre in Leyton, East London, is a BHS accredited riding school, training centre and livery yard.  Our riding school has 60 horses and ponies working at a variety of levels for riders from complete beginners to BHS Stage 3.

We are keen to hear from those who are passionate about developing a career with horses. You will need experience of working with horses at a riding school. You will assist our team of staff to provide the best possible care to our horses, work reliably and responsibly and be a key part of our dedicated team. An ability to develop a rapport and create a positive experience for customers is a must, as are great communication skills to enable you to engage with our wider team of riding instructors, managers and customer service assistants.

Key requirements and duties:

  • Completing the apprenticeship programme in order to become a BHS Coach in Complete Horsemanship or a BHS Senior Groom
  • Assisting the team to provide riding lessons to customers, including tacking up horses and assisting customers in the correct use of stable facilities and animal care
  • To maintain animal welfare, including feeding, grooming, and checking animals for diseases and general wellbeing
  • To maintain the stable facilities, stable yard, building and equipment to the highest standard, including mucking out stables and cleaning tack
  • Working shifts including evening and weekend work

Successful applicants will be required to obtain a Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure Barring Service, for which assistance will be given.

On site accommodation available.

Please contact Rachel at rseddon@vibrantpartnerships.co.uk for an application form.

Applications close 8 December 2017.

 

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