Level 2 Welfare Equine Groom Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Horseworld Ltd (Employer)

Haddon Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £145.25
35.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts TBC.
12 months (duration)
12 January 2021(start date)
Equine Groom (apprenticeship standard)
10 January 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

HorseWorld currently have 95 horses on site ranging from mares with foals, to geriatrics. We rescue a wide variety of equines and rehabilitate them back to good health. Applicants are required to be age 18 and have own transport to HorseWorld as public transport is limited on weekends.

Responsibilities

This role will be mainly assisting the Husbandry grooms carry out all of the day-to-day care and initial stage rehabilitation, there will also be the opportunity to spend time with other departments such as Equine training, Discovery and Fundraising.


Main duties will consist of:

  • Care of stabled and barn kept horses
  • Skipping out paddocks
  • Care of and feeding horses over 180 acres of pasture
  • Turning out/bringing in
  • Bathing
  • Rug changing
  • Treatment of minor injuries, sweet itch and foot abscesses etc.
  • Exercising horses from the ground – horse walker/in hand/lunge
  • Assisting grooms handling youngsters and feral horses
  • Assisting with the vet/farrier/dentist

Future Prospects

Possibility of Level 3 on completion of Level 2.

Reality Check

Ideally applicants will have own transport to HorseWorld (not essential but beneficial), as public transport is limited on weekends. Please ensure that you can attend in a safe and timely manner before applying.

Skills Required

  • Some equine experience would be beneficial

Qualities Required

  • Hard working
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications Required

C/4 in GCSE maths and English, Level 1 + Functional Skills or equivalent.

Training Provided

  • Equine Groom Level 2

Full training provided by Haddon Training.

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