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Equine Groom Apprentice NORTH EAST SPORT HORSES AND PONIES LIMITED

NE Sports Horses & Ponies Ltd are looking to recruit a new member of staff to their team and want to welcome an apprentice equine groom.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Sunday, to be arranged 5 days per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001706530

  • Positions

    1 available

Daily training and responsibilities will include:

  • Organising duties for each day and checking responsibilities;
  • Mucking out stables with rest of the team;
  • Check the horses to make sure all well and informing of any issues;
  • Providing fresh water and feed;
  • Supporting with the exercising of horses;
  • Helping with vet visits if necessary

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to communicate with staff and visitors;
  • Willing to learn and train in every aspect of the job;
  • Can use own initiative once trained in various areas to address the work for the day;
  • Confident to ask questions when needing assistance or support/advice;
  • Some experience with horses would be preferred

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and approachable;
  • Patience and calming nature;
  • Trustworthy and reliable;
  • Happy and positive attitude

Desired qualifications

GCSE Maths & English 9-3 A*-D or equivalent

Future prospects

The possibility of full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship

Progression to Level 3

Things to consider

You will be working outside in all weather conditions

This can be a physically demanding role


About the employer

Here at North East Sport Horses we source quality horses privately around the United Kingdom, Ireland and Holland and can guarantee our horses are never purchased from auction. We've a wonderful selection of horses for sale in the North East of England. From affordable all-rounders to top competition horses, smart hunters and youngsters to bring on. 

Employer

NORTH EAST SPORT HORSES AND PONIES LIMITED

Address

Thornbrough Farm Cottage

Hexham

NE45 5LX

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Training

Training provider

SUNDERLAND COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northumberland College

Equine Groom Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)


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