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Technician Equine Centre | Sparsholt College

Closing date: 12 Aug 2019


(BHS Stage 2 Care minimum) (Maternity Cover)
£16,204 - £19,660 (includes 8 hours of contractual overtime per month)

Supervising students in their practical skills development and maintaining high standards in the care and training of our horses.  The role entails working a 5 out of 7 day flexible rota, including weekends.

Working with teaching and learning staff the post holder will provide practical support, and supervision to students in practical subjects both on an individual and group basis, ensuring provision is learner focused, and that the learners’ experience is both positive and rewarding. 

The post holder will also be responsible for aspects of administration, organisation, ensuring that the horses at the Equine Centre are kept at the standards in line with BHS best practise, carry out the day-to-day operation and activities associated with the Equine Centre as required by the Equine Centre Manager.

On-site accommodation in a shared house with two other members of staff may be available.  Approximate overall monthly cost excluding utility bills is c. £215 per month.

Closing Date: 12 August 2019

College Benefits: 

Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme)
Death Benefit grant of 3 x salary if in the pension scheme
Free on-site parking
Car Share Scheme
Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
Occupational Maternity Pay Scheme
Flexible Working Policy
Access to an employee assistance scheme
On-site gym at the Sparsholt campus (membership £100 per annum)
Gym classes at the Sparsholt campus
Facility to purchase Sparsholt produce including: plants, flowers, fruit & vegetables, fish and game.
Access to discounted hair and beauty treatments at the Andover campus
Discounted admission to Marwell Zoo
Ability to access a range of CPD events and support with undertaking professional qualifications
Various food outlets and eateries offering good value food and drink at competitive prices

There is a nursery on the Sparsholt campus operated by a commercial provider

Application packs are available from:
24 hour recruitment line: 01962 797438


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