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Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship (New Hatches Livery Fitness and Rehabilitation Centre) Brian John Naylor & Bronwen Frances Naylor

An exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed individual looking to develop their skills in Horse Care. The successful candidate will work alongside our current team handling and caring for our horses.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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

    8am to 5pm 1 hour for lunch 1pm- 2pm, 5 days a week including one weekend day.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001821107

  • Positions

    1 available

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicated Apprentice who is looking to further their knowledge and skills. The successful candidate will work alongside our current team handling and caring for our horses in the varying environment of equine rehabilitation and fitness.

A high standard of care and attention to detail will be expected to maintain the company image we pride ourselves on.

Yard Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Turning out and bringing in
  • Mucking out
  • Feeding, watering and haying
  • Grooming
  • Clipping and trimming
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the yard at all times
  • Bandaging
  • Tacking up
  • Lunging/ long reining

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, hard working team at this livery and rehabilitation yard. You will have opportunities to work along side vets and other professionals with rehabilitation and fitness cases, stud work and training on our Salt Water Treadmill Within the role the successful candidate will be working towards a Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship and may progress to a Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Horse handling experience (details of which must be shown on your application) 
  • Good communication skills 

Personal qualities

  • Team work
  • Commitment and enthusiasm
  • Keen to learn

Desired qualifications

  • Applicants should not already hold a Level 2 Equine qualification

Future prospects

  • The opportunity to move onto a Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship should the position be available for a suitable candidate

Things to consider

  • Accommodation may be available. 
  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise
  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

We are a well established family run Livery and Rehabilitation Centre offering learners the unique opportunity of a variety of experience from General yard duties, stable management, working along side Vets and other professionals with rehabilitation and fitness cases, Stud work and training on our Salt Water Treadmill

Employer

Brian John Naylor & Bronwen Frances Naylor

Address

New Hatches

Hatches Lane

High Wycombe

HP15 6DS

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Training

Training provider

KEITS

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by KEITS Training Services Ltd

Contact

Heidi Clear and Bethany Wylie recruit@keits.co.uk

  • Full training will be provided to support the successful applicant through their Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship
  • Training will also be provided to support the learner through any Functional Skills required

Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)


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