- GMFJ Reference
£ Competitive p/h
40.00 per week
- Date Posted
- Start Date
Now Taking Applications
- Opportunity Type
Intermediate Level 2
Studland Trekking Centre
Description of Opportunity
Studland Trekking Centre is situated in the picturesque village of Studland on the Dorset coast, 10 minutes from Swanage and 30 mins from Bournemouth via the Sandbanks chain ferry.
With 3 miles of sandy beaches and dunes, clifftop horse rides along National Heritage sites and 3000 acres of forest and heathland, we are lucky enough to offer some of the most stunning riding in the UK. We have rides suited to all abilities, from complete beginner to experienced riders with some of the best routes to ride along including beach and coastal rides, forest rides and trekking across the heathlands.
We also offer a full livery service where horses are cared for by a team of wonderful and highly skilled staff of which you could be part of!
As an apprentice you will be given full support and training from all of our lovely staff who will help you achieve your qualification. If you love working outdoors with horses then this is the perfect job for you. We are a small yard but can get busy particularly in the warmer months when more people want to ride out in the beautiful surroundings so you should be organised and able to complete tasks in a timely manner to ensure each day runs smoothly and rides and treks can start on time. Usual yard jobs are included with the position being ideally be suited to someone who can ride and is confident riding out in the open.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 153477)
Have a good knowledge and awareness of safety issuesEnjoy working with people and to be able to communicate well with people of all agesOrganised and reliableDesirable: be able to ride to a good standardCan handle pressure - in the warmer months we can get quite busy!
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 by Haddon Training
- Be patient and and kind to be able to work with riders of all abilities
- Mature and confident to deal with customers
- Punctual and reliable
- Motivated even when it's wet and cold!
- Friendly and sociable
Possibility of a full time job on completion or further development onto a L3 programme.