Equine Groom (2 vacancies - Full-time and Saturday positions, Permanent)
We currently have 2 exciting opportunities for talented, highly motivated and dedicated individuals to join our yard team on either a full-time basis or for Saturday’s only. The successful candidates should have previous experience of working on a yard, be able to work to an industry speed and have a keen eye for detail. They will be required to work under the guidance of the Yard Manager and Equine Yard Technicians aiding in the supervision of students and the care of our horses. Therefore, essential to this role is ensuring high standards with regards to equine welfare, the student experience and the maintenance of the facilities here at BCA.
The ideal candidates will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, a broad knowledge of the equine industry and evidence of working with young people. An Equine qualification and BHS Stages 1 & 2, or a willingness to gain these, is also desirable.
The current work pattern for the full time role is 5 days over 7, including one weekend day per week and an evening lock up (working days are likely to be Sunday - Wednesday and Fridays, with Thursday and Saturday as days off).
To apply for this exciting role, please read the attached job description and complete the application form which can be downloaded from FE jobs or found under ‘How to Apply’ on the ‘Work For Us’ page of our website. Completed applications forms can be uploaded directly by selecting ‘Apply Now’ or emailed to the HR Department. For any queries, please contact the HR team who will be happy to help you. We look forward to hearing from you!
Closing date: Midnight on Tuesday 13th April 2021
Interview Date: Friday 16th April 2021
Reasons to join us
Generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme
A wide range of learning and career opportunities
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount schemes
Comprehensive life events, long service and recognition programme
Free on-site parking
Various health and wellbeing benefits (including free use of College gym)
Commitment to Safeguarding
BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.
BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.