Current Opportunities - Writtle University College

Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Job Title

Salary

Closing Date

Casual Equine Yard Workers 01/02/2019
Stud Manager (Maternity Cover) £23,557 - £24,983 per annum 21/01/2019
Yard Manager £23,557 - £24,983 per annum 25/01/2019

                     

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Casual Equine Yard Workers

Salary:
Closing date: Friday 1st February 2019
Description:

Salary will be in line with National Minimum Wage
Casual hours, working as and when required 

We are looking to build a casual bank of responsible workers to join our Equine Resource team. 

The role comprises, whilst working as part of a small team:  General yard duties and horse husbandry to include feeding, haying, mucking out, poo picking, checking for injuries and wound management, communicating with other contracted and casual yard staff to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the yard, and liaising with owners and clients.  Specific to Lordships Stud there will also be mare, foal and stallion handling duties.

For an application pack, please email: jobs@writtle.ac.uk or call the Human Resources Department on 01245 424208.
 
Interview date: 13.02.2019 
 
Writtle University College strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
 
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment


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Stud Manager (Maternity Cover)

Salary: £23,557 - £24,983 per annum
Closing date: Monday 21st January 2019
Description:

Full time, 37 hours per week
Fixed term until 6th October 2019

Do you have an unequivocal commitment to excellence and want to inspire others?  If so we are looking for you to join our Equine Resource Unit!

Working as part of the core Equine Resource Unit team, everything you do will strive for excellence. You will be required to support the Equine Resource Manager on our award winning Stud facility, assisting in supporting students and managing the assistant, casual, and apprentice and student workforce at the Stud to ensure effective and efficient day-to-day operations. 

The successful candidate will assist teaching staff by providing practical support to students through general instruction, supervision of routine stud duties and assisting with research projects.

To be selected for this role, you must be an enthusiastic individual with a passion to succeed. It is essential that you have a proven track record in all aspects of stud work including management of breeding horses, foaling and care and handling of young stock; ideally you will hold a relevant degree within equine studies / science or a closely related field.  Due to the nature of the role it is essential that you hold a driving licence.

Shared accommodation is provided for better performance of duties, and your own horse is also welcome. 

For an application pack, please email: jobs@writtle.ac.uk or call the Human Resources Department on 01245 424208.

Interview date: 30.01.2019 
 
Writtle University College strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
 
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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Yard Manager

Salary: £23,557 - £24,983 per annum
Closing date: Friday 25th January 2019
Description:

Full time, 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Permanent

We are looking for a dynamic individual to assist in the operation of our busy University College Equine Resource Unit, supporting the Equine Resource Manager in daily duties, deputising in their absence and taking direction from them to ensure effective and smooth running of the Yard to meet teaching and research needs, whilst complying with Health & Safety regulations.

This role will assist the Equine Resource Manager in supporting students and managing the workforce at the Horse Unit to ensure effective and efficient day-to-day operations.  A key part of this role is ensuring that the welfare of the horses is managed to Writtle University College standards.

You will assist teaching staff by proving practical support and supervision to students through general instruction, yard duties and assisting with research projects.

To be selected for this role, you must be an enthusiastic individual with a passion to succeed.  It is essential to have a proven track record of effectively managing equestrian operations, an excellent understanding of the equestrian industry and due to the nature of the role, a driving licence. 

Shared accommodation is provided for better performance of duties, and your own horse is also welcome. 

For an application pack, please email: jobs@writtle.ac.uk or call the Human Resources Department on 01245 424208.  

Interview date: 06.02.2019

Writtle University College strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Download job description / Application Form (PDF) or (Word)