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National Minimum/Living Wage
Shared Farmhouse accommodation + food allowance + reduced livery + BHS training
40 hours per week, working 5 days over 7 days

About Us

Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College of Further Education sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to almost 4,000 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University holds Teaching Excellence Framework Gold and has 98% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas. A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.

About the Role

  • The Equine Yard Technician will support the Equine Centre in providing an outstanding and safe experience for students, commercial users and ensure a high standard of horse welfare.
  • This role will support the Equine Team in the day-to-day running of the Equine Centre, assisting with the supervision and education of students whilst undertaking practical tasks and assisting student liveries.
  • You will also be part of our team hosting and assisting with the running of International Equine Events and commercial bookings throughout the year.
  • You will reside on-site to assist with the performance of your duties. The accommodation comprises of a single occupancy double bedroom within a shared recently refurbished farmhouse. Facilities include a large communal living room, kitchen and garden with parking. A pre-paid meal card is provided for use at food outlets around the campus.
  • You will be provided with the opportunity to work towards improving and developing their riding ability within two staff development lessons per week

About You

  • You will be a team player who has the enthusiasm and drive to motivate students and maintain our professional standards.
  • You will have the knowledge and ability to ensure a high level of horse welfare and be educated to BHS Stage Two level, or an equivalent qualification.
  • You will have previous experience of working in a large equestrian centre or an educational establishment.
  • As part of the team, you will provide a high level of customer service for both our educational and commercial activities

What We Offer

  • Wellbeing events and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Flexible working opportunities available
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

Visit our website to see full details and to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 28th June 2020
Interviews will be held on WC 13th July 2020

Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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