- GMFJ Reference
£ Competitive p/h
35.00 per week
- Date Posted
- Start Date
Now Taking Applications
- Opportunity Type
Intermediate Level 2
Clandon Park Stables
Description of Opportunity
Clandon Park offer a well managed stables within a farm environment with horses, rare breed sheep all grazing on a 1000 acre privately owned parkland estate.
The team consists of professional grooms who aim to maintain a relaxed, welcoming and friendly atmosphere which is evident whether a horse owner attending regularly to watch their horse being schooled in one of the outdoor surfaced or grass arenas, a rider who particularly enjoys their horse riding early in the morning, noon or night (the surfaced arena is floodlit) or perhaps someone who wants to enjoy a leisurely afternoon hack. We make it our business to make every visit an enjoyable one and so expect any new staff member to also buy into our ethos and values.
We offer flexible and bespoke livery packages with a structured and caring environment with exclusive facilities that are unlike other livery stables and, as such, there is a bit of a waiting list! All Senior Grooms are highly skilled individuals with integrity and passion for their work. Our “Head Groom” , experienced and apprentice grooms work under our Clandon Park Livery & Equestrian Facilities Manager Emma Warren who is qualified and has competed at International Level and has produced horses for their owners at International Level. Our Visiting Coach is a BHSI (SM) has produced 6 Grand Prix horses and our Director is a BHSI(SM) who specialises in training students up to BHSII and Stage 4. So whether you are starting out in the equine world or have some experience and are looking to develop further we will support you every step of the way.
We are looking for an apprentice that is keen to learn from our fabulous team, is friendly and outgoing and first and foremost must have a love and passion for all horses. This job requires dedication through winter and summer alike so you must be dedicated and motivated.
We would welcome applications from either level 2 or 3 apprentices.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 101226)
- Some horse care experience required
- Must be able to work on your own at times and to use your initiative.
GCSE Level 4/ Grade C in Maths and English or equivalent.
Contact Haddon Training to discuss if not yet achieved - Must be able to work towards Level 1 or higher in Functional Skills Maths and English
Full training supported through Haddon Training
- Must love horses!
- Proactive and a willingness to learn
- Friendly and outgoing
- Honesty, reliability and trustworthiness is a must!
Possibility of Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship on completion of Level 2 or a full time position.
You will be working in a beautiful Estate with lovely, well mannered horses, being paid above NMW if appropriate & in line with experience, be working and training alongside a 5* event groom/2* event rider.