28 hours per week plus training
Monday to Sunday Shift Rota
Lee Valley Riding Centre in Leyton, East London, is a BHS accredited riding school, training centre and livery yard. Our riding school has 60 horses and ponies working at a variety of levels for riders from complete beginners to BHS Stage 3.
We are keen to hear from those who are passionate about developing a career with horses. You will need experience of working with horses at a riding school. You will assist our team of staff to provide the best possible care to our horses, work reliably and responsibly and be a key part of our dedicated team. An ability to develop a rapport and create a positive experience for customers is a must, as are great communication skills to enable you to engage with our wider team of riding instructors, managers and customer service assistants.
Key requirements and duties:
• Completing the apprenticeship programme in order to become a BHS Coach in Complete Horsemanship or a BHS Senior Groom
• Assisting the team to provide riding lessons to customers, including tacking up horses and assisting customers in the correct use of stable facilities and animal care
• To maintain animal welfare, including feeding, grooming, and checking animals for diseases and general wellbeing
• To maintain the stable facilities, stable yard, building and equipment to the highest standard, including mucking out stables and cleaning tack
• Working shifts including evening and weekend work
Successful applicants will be required to obtain a Disclosure Certificate from the Criminal Records Bureau, for which assistance will be given.
If you feel that you have the right blend of skills for this role please apply online using the link below or download an application form and return it to: email@example.com or The HR Team, Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, EN2 9HG.
Closing date: 13 October 2017
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