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Equine Technician – based at Croxteth

My career at Myerscough College – Inspiring Excellence

About the role

Are you passionate about horses and skilled in equine care?

Join our team as an Equine Technician and embark on a fulfilling journey where your love for these horses meets professional excellence.

Your duties will include:

  • Provide compassionate and skilled care for horses, ensuring their well-being and health.
  • Perform routine tasks such as feeding, grooming, and exercising horses with precision and care.
  • Maintain clean and organised stables, paddocks, and equipment to uphold high standards of hygiene and safety.

Apply today to join our team!

Why join us?

At Myerscough College and University Centre we have a nationally and internationally recognised Further Education, Higher Education, Adult Education and Apprenticeship provision. The Further Education provision is well established, the Higher Education provision has a well-recognised partnership with UCLan and the apprenticeship provision is operational nationally. We offer a rewarding and enjoyable working environment, where colleagues are inspired to make a positive difference to the educational experience and employability of our students. We are one of the top five largest land-based and sports colleges in the UK.

What We Offer:

We take care of our team just as we do our students. As an employee, you can enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • A generous holiday allowance of 31 days, plus bank holidays.
  • Regular Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities.
  • An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to provide wellbeing support in moments of need.
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, with a remarkable 19.5% employer contribution rate.

We are flexible working friendly and happy to discuss interest in flexible working.

Visit our website https://bit.ly/CareersAtMyerscough for the full list of excellent benefits our college offers.

Please note that as part of our commitment to safeguarding our students, our background screening checks include limited online searches. Online searches will only be undertaken in respect of the successful candidate, as a pre-conditional term of our job offer.

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 People team.

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

Hours
39 hours per week, including weekend work when required
Department
Equine
Location
Croxteth Park (Liverpool)
Salary
National living wage in line with age
Reference No
ETC-83
Closing Date
Friday 8 March 2024
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