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Job Title : Equine Apprentice
Employer : Shrubbery Livery
Location : Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 7PS
Position Type : Apprenticeship/Internship
Sector : Equine
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01399
Vacancy Short Description : A fantastic opportunity to gain qualifications while working alongside the animals you love and get paid! BHS yard and riding stables near Woodbridge is offering, for the right applicant, this exciting apprenticeship with the option for further training.

 

Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades A-E or 9- 3. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment.
Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.
Vacancy Full Description : You will be part of a small team and expected to partake in all aspects of horse care and stable management and riding.
Experience is not essential but a knowledge and aptitude towards horses would be favourable. Most important is dedication, reliability, and a willingness to learn.

You would be on a roster for a minimum of 30 hours per week, which would include some weekend work. We are based in the countryside, and whilst there are occasional buses, your own means of transport would be preferable.
You will be part of a small team and expected to partake in all aspects of horse care and stable management and riding

Experience is not essential but a knowledge and aptitude towards horses would be favourable. Most important is dedication, reliability, and a willingness to learn.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 30hr p.w. rota'd inc some weekends
Salary : £105.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 21/05/2018
Possible Start Date : 30/05/2018
Personal Qualities : Love for Horses
Good timekeeper
Helpful
Can use own initiative
Skills Required : Good communication skills
Team player
Calm approach
Future Prospects : On successful completion of the apprenticeship there may be the possibility for further or continuous training options.
Training to be Provided : Qualification: Level 2 Horsecare
College Attendance: There is no regular college attendance required as the qualification is delivered almost entirely in the workplace.
Training for all job specific tasks will be given. In addition the apprentice will have the support and guidance of a qualified assessor from the college, who will make on-site visits every 6-8 weeks. There may be the occasional need to attend either the Otley or Easton campus for short training courses and tests.
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour with effect from 1st April 2017. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment

Working Week: You would be on a rota for a minimum of 30 hours per week, which would include some weekend work. We are based in the countryside, and whilst there are occasional buses, your own means of transport would be preferable.

Shortlisting/Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
Things to consider : Working in all weathers.
We are based in the countryside, and whilst there are occasional buses, your own means of transport would be preferable.
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