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Stable Yard Assistant - Temporary/Maternity Cover- based at Preston Campus

Would you like to be part of a team that helps shape a great learning experience for students?

The Equine department are seeking to employ an enthusiastic and skilled Stable Yard Assistant.  

Duties will include – Managing the wellbeing of all horses in college, schooling College owned and loan horses when required and assisting Instructors and Lecturers with equipment and supporting and supervising students during stable tasks/ duties during the week, weekends and Bank Holidays on a rota basis.

Experience of having worked in a large commercial yard would be desirable.

The successful candidate will have a relevant BHS Stage 2, BHS Stage 3 Riding, or able to demonstrate riding to BHS Stage 3 level and experience of working with horses alongside GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above in English and Maths. If you are interested in the role – please apply.

For more information please see the job description.

Here at Myerscough College, we offer a fantastic working environment, an attractive benefit package - including access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and a wealth of professional development opportunities.

The role is 39 hours per week to cover the Maternity post

The salary rate is National Minimum Wage in line with age 

The closing date Friday 10 September 2021

Please visit the College website at www.myerscough.ac.uk to download an application pack.  If you are unable to download an application pack, please contact the HR team on recruitment@myerscough.ac.uk

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBTQIA applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

Myerscough College (Preston)
National Minimum Wage in line with age
Reference No
Closing Date
Friday 10 September 2021
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