hill farm

Hill Farm Stables is a long-established Livery Yard which is small enough to care yet big enough to cope. We aim to offer a first class service for both horse and owner in a happy and friendly environment. This BHS approved and commended livery yard is set in 260 acres of rolling Hertfordshire farmland, yet is only 17 miles from Hyde Park Corner and within easy reach of the M1, A1(M) and M25 motorways. The yard offers a full livery service, but we do have occasional vacancies for 5 Day and DIY owners.

Vacancy description

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working alongside our other staff
  • Giving feeds, turning out horses, mucking out & associated tasks
  • Cleaning waters, filling & hanging hay nets
  • Sweeping, muck bin tidying
  • Field management duties
  • Clipping, trimming, & tack cleaning
  • Minor first aid tasks and grooming
  • Assisting with clients
  • Exercising various horses, if applicant has suitable riding skills
  • Seasonal site maintenance

Desired skills

  • Some previous equine experience is essential
  • Positive attitude and ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills are essential

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Flexible
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs or equivalents, in maths and English are desired but not essential
  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 or 3 horse care qualification in order to be eligible for this apprenticeship

Future prospects

  • Future employment and training will be available for the right candidate to complete a level 3 advanced apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • This job is working with horses, which means it can involve long days in all weathers and include weekend working. It is important the candidates applying for this position are aware of this
  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise

 

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Location

Radlett WD7 7HP

Weekly wage

£146.25

Working week

37.5hrs.

Apprenticeship duration

16 months approx.

Date posted

5 November 2019

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001593508

Positions

1

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