We are seeking a person with a passion for Donkeys to join our busy team at Slade House Farm, located at the heart of The Donkey Sanctuary.
Possessing substantial equine and animal husbandry experience, you will provide care and rehabilitation for the resident donkeys and their environment, supporting the Farm Manager and Farm Supervisor on matters such as donkey health, feeding regimes, Health and Safety and land management, and liaising with other staff members to facilitate the efficient and safe running of the farm.
Able to demonstrate excellent team-working and communication skills, you will effectively interact with colleagues, Quality Time Volunteers and work experience students. Acting as an ambassador for the charity by acquiring a good knowledge of The Donkey sanctuary and the work of the charity worldwide, you will positively engage with visitors and members of the public by providing appropriate and accurate information to enhance their visitor experience whilst at The Donkey Sanctuary.
Self-motivation, flexibility, and a commitment to personal development, together with a full driving licence and experience of using farm machinery, specifically tractor driving, are essential.
This is a full-time, permanent contract starting as soon as possible, working 37.5 hours per week over 7 days, including weekend work as part of a rota.
For more information about this role please download our Application Pack.
Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Wednesday 2 May 2018.
Please download the Word document to complete your application on the computer (preferred option) or, print the PDF form to complete your application by hand.