Equine Yard Technician (Full-time, Permanent)
We are looking to recruit a new highly dedicated individual to join our Equestrian Centre team. The role requires someone with experienced equine horse care, handling and welfare of a range of horses. The ability to work in a fast paced environment within a growing department is essential. A key part of this role is ensuring that high standards of equine welfare are maintained alongside developing learners’ horse handling and management skills.
Working with the support of the Equine Yard Manager, the successful applicant would be required to maintain safe working practices within the yard setting whilst supporting the development of all learners including those with Special Education Needs. Working with the existing Equine Yard Technicians you will be involved in organising daily routines for grooms and learners to ensure the effective day to day running of the Equestrian Centre and Equine Events.
The ideal candidate will be able to work well as part of a team demonstrating excellent communication skills. A broad knowledge of the equine industry and evidence of working with young people would be an advantage. An interest in the equine events industry would be an advantage.
Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate will work 5 days per week Tuesday to Saturday.
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 & pension scheme
A wide range of learning & 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 & wellbeing benefits (including free use of the 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.