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EQUINE-ASSISTED PROJECT WORKER

3 days per week Mon-Fri (Possible full time in the future)
Salary: £18,575 p/a pro rata

Closing date: 27th October/ Interviews: 6/7th November

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Sirona Therapeutic Horsemanship with our lovely education co-ordinator Tammy sadly going on to pastures new due to our upcoming move to the Dartington Hall estate. The post of Equine-Assisted Project worker is primarily involved in yard management and care of our very special herd of horses along with managing apprentices and volunteers. There is also some teaching on our level 1 horse care courses for Duchy College and possibly on Therapeutic Horsemanship sessions when required – but we do want to make it clear that this post is primarily a horse and yard care post.

Skills and Experience required:
Hold an equine qualification
Extremely competent equine skills and experienced in training horses in a positive reinforcement training approach
Experience of working with young people and/or disadvantaged groups
Positive attitude and hard worker

Role involves:
Horse and yard care, horse training and management
Supervising and teaching apprentices and volunteers
Working on equine sessions with disadvantaged participants
Teaching on our Duchy College horse care courses

Contact us for an application form and further details.