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CJ5288

Experienced Groom/ Housesitter

Our client is looking for an experienced person to look after 3 hunters sole charge ( 2 x horses and 1 x pony) and to house / dog sit when they are away. The horses live out during the summer and one is retired. The suitable candidate will be responsible for all aspects of horse care/ stable management including exercising (so must be a competent rider), arranging vets, farrier, feed etc. The house sitting role involves keeping an eye on the house and looking after 2 x smallish dogs when the owners are away as well as occasional odd jobs such as picking up shopping etc. They are looking for someone who is very flexible as this can be at short notice during the week and sometimes at weekends. The family have 4 children of which 3 are teenagers and 2 ride. All applicants must be willing to have a DBS check. Up to date references are required as is a full driving licence to include non-HGV (7.5t) horsebox. The role is full time but flexibility is key. There is a stand in groom on days off. 30-35 hours per week. The accommodation is a large cottage in a lovely rural Leicestershire village 10 minutes from bustling market towns. It has a living room, dining room, two bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and small garden front and back and is next door to the main house. Own horse possible - to be discussed. Pets welcome. Fully contracted role with 4 weeks paid holiday. Use of car for work purposes. Salary depending on experience and subsidised accommodation. Please contact Eleanor at Career Grooms on 0207 289 6385 or email eleanor.reid@careergrooms.co.uk in the first instance.

Private family yard

Permanent

Exercise/Hack Out, Lunging, Muck Out, Ride, Sole charge, Work with children

Gardener, Housekeeper

Full Time

30-35hrs

according to experience

use of car for work purposes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

Shared with partner

No

United Kingdom

01/08/2017