Paddocks Farm Stables

Apprentice Equine Groom


Paddocks Farm Stables

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £156.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, times TBC
duration: 12 months
start: 3 February 2020
Intermediate(level 2)
Equine Groom Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
31 January 2020 (application closing date)
Rehabilitation Centre working with dogs, horses and we also have cats and chickens. We do hydrotherapy for small animals and laser therapy for all animals and people. You will be working with horses; turning out, mucking out; grooming and bringing in and with the care of dogs, cats and chickens as well as general chores across the whole site.


We are looking for:

  • Enthusiasm and willingness to work hard
  • Reliable and self-motivated. Able to show initiative
  • Desire to learn about caring for animals and willingness to get dirty
  • Could suit you well if you have ability but have not been successful at school
  • Prior experience not required but needs to be not frightened of animals
  • Basic administration – simple computer skills
  • People skills – develop the ability to interact with clients

Duties will include:

  • Caring for animals on site – including mucking out and kennel cleaning
  • Leading dogs and horses
  • Washing and drying dogs and towels, rugs etc.
  • General cleaning in the hydrotherapy centre
  • General site maintenance and field management
  • Simple administration tasks

Advantage would be knowledge of all forms of social media.

Future Prospects

  • Possibility of Level 3 Senior Groom

Skills Required

  • Some horse care

Qualities Required

  • Loyal
  • Hardworking
  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn

Qualifications Required

  • Ability to complete level 1 Functional Skills

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Equine Groom Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

Full apprenticeship training through Haddon Training.

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