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Equine Welfare Assistant - Bransby

Bransby Horses was founded in 1968 by Peter Hunt, who’s lifelong passion for horse welfare continues as the charity works flexibly to meet the growing demands on horse welfare charities. Working together our shared mission is to create positive impacts on the lives of horses, ponies, donkeys and mules.

  • Last reviewed: 20th November 2023

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Location details

Join us at Bransby Horses as our new weekend Equine Welfare Assistant

Salary: Grade 8a £8,130 (actual), rising with a structured training and development programme

Hours: 15 hours per week (every weekend)

Location: Bransby, Lincoln

Closing Date: Ongoing until filled

Bransby Horses is a large, progressive equine rescue and welfare charity, set in the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside. By joining us, you will have the opportunity to make a difference and see first-hand, the positive impact we have on the lives of horses, ponies, donkeys and mules.

Summary of the Role
Covering seven specialist yards, our Equine Welfare Assistants ensure that every equine in our care is handled with care and compassion and has access to clean water, feed and suitable shelter.

The ideal candidate
We are looking for someone with the following:
• a minimum of a level 2 qualification in equine studies
• at least 1 years previous experience of working with equines
• good communication skills and works well as part of a team
• sound knowledge of equine care and health needs
• demonstrable handling skills with a good health and safety awareness
• a good level of fitness due to the physically demanding nature of the role

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Employee benefits
Working in the third sector is incredibly rewarding and on top of that we offer an attractive benefits package to
• 12 days holiday, rising with service
• An extra day off for your Birthday
• Cash back for physio and other health benefits
• Free counselling
• Employee discount and free uniform
• Inclusive and caring culture and community
• Ongoing training and support with for career development

Bransby Horses welcomes diversity into its workforce and provides an inclusive recruitment process that strongly encourages applicants from all walks of life. All applicants will receive an outcome within reasonable timescales and we reserve the right to close the advert early if sufficient interest is received. We do not currently have a sponsor license for hiring outside of the UK.