Horse Welfare Coordinator, 12 month fixed term contract, part-time, North Midlands

Job Ref
200910 HWA
Home based
Animal Welfare
£21,500 - £25,000 per annum, pro rated
Part Time
Fixed Term Contract

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Horse Welfare Coordinator, North Midlands Region (Home Based)
12 month fixed term contract, part time (21 hours)

Blue Cross are one of the UK’s leading animal welfare organisations for animals. We support sick, injured and homeless pets and care for more than 40,000 animals every year through our rehoming, veterinary and education programmes.

What is the role?
The horse welfare coordinator, (HWC) is responsible for supporting and advising the borrowers of our horses by carrying out home visits, both on site and virtually, to ensure the welfare of horses is being upheld and any issues are resolved. The HWC will devise appropriate support schedules for individual loan horses, maintain detailed records and plan their workload to be as efficient and effective as possible. Working closely with the horse welfare team and centre teams, the HWC will also carry out initial home check visits prior to rehoming, liaise over returning horses and facilitate agile rehoming where appropriate. The HWC will also be responsible for deciding on appropriate and timely transfer of ownership decisions.

If you excel in an environment where you can see the difference you make every day then this is the role for you. Interested? Then apply and lets work together to see if this is the role for you.

To apply for this role, all candidates must complete the online application process.

Want to know more the detail? Great! We have attached the job description which hopefully gives you everything you need.

What is required?
We are looking for people with the following:
• Full driving license
• Minimum BHS Assistant Instructor or acceptable equivalent qualifications or experience, and willingness to acquire the appropriate qualification if required.
• First class knowledge and practical experience in the care and management of a range of horses and their environment, their needs and conditions.
• Proven practical experience of the assessment of horses, riders and their environments.
• Practical knowledge of horse behaviour and training.
• Experience of working with the public with the proven ability to deal with people in a variety of circumstances.
• Good IT skills and experience of using a variety of computer packages.
• Excellent administration and organisational skills.

It would also be great if you had:
• Experience of working in the animal welfare sector.
• Managing and recruiting volunteers.
• Experience of undertaking educational activities.

To apply for this role, all candidates must complete the online application process.

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Please be aware that due to the current circumstances with COVID19, interviews will be held virtually.

Salary: £21,500 - £25,000 per annum, pro rated
Grade: 4.1
Closing Date: Friday 25th September
Interview Dates: Wednesday 7th October

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.