We have an excellent opportunity for a Farm Worker/Groom to join our team at Paccombe Farm near the Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, on a fixed term maternity cover contract.
With previous experience of animal husbandry, you will provide care and rehabilitation to the resident donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies by checking, feeding, medicating, grooming, weighing and worming. Maintaining the farm buildings and surrounding areas, you will support the Farm Manager and Relief Farm Manager in the efficient and safe running of the farm and assist the Veterinary Surgeon, Farrier and Dentist.
Possessing excellent communication skills, you will effectively interact with colleagues, volunteers and work experience students, and will be the public face of the charity, providing a warm and knowledgeable welcome to visitors to the farm and at promotional shows. Flexibility, physical fitness and a commitment to personal development are essential.
This contract is to start as soon as possible until 1 January 2016, and working 40 hours per week, including 1 weekend in 4 on a rota.
For more information about this role please download our Application Pack.
Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Thursday 7 May 2015.
If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please download the Application Form.
Please print the PDF form to complete your application by hand or download the Word document to complete your application on the computer.