Overview

Murton Equestrian Centre are looking to add to their team by recruiting an Equine Groom Apprentice to support in the daily running fo the business, caring for the horses.

Desired skills

- Basic knowledge in horse care
- Team working skills
- Able to take instruction
- Willing to undertake all tasks as required
- Able to undertake physically demanding tasks
- Working outside in all kinds of weathers

Personal qualities

Friendly, patient nature
Confident in talking to others
Recognition that animals require care, regardless of weather
Genuine interest in horses and passion for the equine industry

Desired qualifications

Grade 9-2 or A-E in English and Maths or equivalent

Future prospects

Full time employment
Progression to Level 3

Things to consider

Working outside in all weathers is an expectation of the job
The animals require to be looked after all year round

Important Other Information

You will be expected to get involved in all aspects of the animal care on a daily basis.

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