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Groom Required | Milton Abbey School

Hours Required: Part-time (ideally 21 hours per week term time, 12 hours per week holiday time – exact hours to be discussed and agreed at interview stage)

Rate of Pay: £10 per hour

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract (potential to become permanent)

Milton Abbey is seeking an experienced groom to support our yard manager in the provision of care for our student liveries and loan horses. This role incorporates routine equine husbandry and yard maintenance, as well as grooming and preparing horses for ridden work.

There may be some riding available for the successful candidate, depending on experience.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake the following duties:

  • Mucking out/poo picking fields
  • Turning out and catching in
  • Grooming
  • Tacking up, untacking and after-care post-exercise
  • Stable yard and field maintenance e.g. sweeping, weeding
  • Performing health checks
  • Assisting with farrier/vet visits

We are looking for someone who will perform all duties to a high standard, has the ability work well as part of a team, with good communication skills.

The successful candidate must hold a British Horse Society Stage 2 Care (or equivalent) and a Level 3 BTEC Equine Management (or equivalent).

Further details may be obtained from our website or from HR on 01258 880484 or email hr@miltonabbey.co.uk.

Applications must be submitted on the School’s application form.  interviews to take place in early January.

Milton Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The appointment will be the subject of an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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