Full Time

Stable Hand

Salary: A GBP 21,253.50 - A GBP 22,214.40 per annum Fossehill Farm is the home of the Royal Agricultural University Equestrian Centre. The facility is a commercial unit providing various types of livery for horses, as well as supporting the RAU with equestrian education and academic research. This role works closely with the School of Equine Management and Science and Commercial Services delivering the smooth running of the yard encompassing the well:being of the horses and clients whilst enriching the student experience. The Role Work with the Yard Supervisor and team to oversee the day:to:day care of all horses onsite, providing a high standard of horse technical support, horse husbandry and stable management. Ensure a high level of customer service, satisfaction and communication with all RAU staff, students, clients and visitors Maintain a high level of cleanliness, bio:security and organisation within all areas of the yard and ensure all stock, consumables and procedures are accurately recorded. To be responsible for and supervise casual employees Adhere to the Health and Safety policy and procedures of the RAU Routine maintenance to the site in accordance with yard procedures and work with agricultural machinery to a competent level. Skills And Experience BHS complete Stage 2 or equivalent. To demonstrate and practice excellent horse handling skills. Hold a full UK driving license. A good standard of general education : GCSE or equivalent. Ability to work to written and or verbal instruction. Physically fit enough to be mobile on foot around Fossehill and campus. Benefits We offer a range of Staff Benefits including: 35:hour working week Generous 30 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time posts) Pension scheme Occupational health and counselling services Employee assistance programme Discounted catering facilities Discounted onsite gym Free library services Cycle to work scheme Training will be provided where necessary with specific systems or equipment.
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