Equine Groom

Posted 23/04/2024 by Chichester College


Chichester College have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as a Equine Groom at our Brinsbury campus. You will join us on a Full time, Fixed term period of maternity cover up to maximum of 1 year and in return, we will offer a competitive salary of £23,151 per annum.

The Equine Groom role:

You could join our Equine team based at Brinsbury College, part of the Chichester College Group rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in March 2020. As our Equine Groom, you will assist the Equine Yard Manager with the care of horses and supervise students using the Equine Centre.

We have indoor stabling for 23 horses, one indoor and two outdoor arenas, plus a training cross-country course. Brinsbury College is a unique location, surrounded by 570 acres of stunning countryside with our very own farm, woodlands, orchard and more!

Key Responsibilities of our Equine Groom:

  • Supervising students while they are working and carrying out tasks within the Equine Centre.
  • Supervising the care of horses, ensuring the highest standards of horse care are delivered at all times.
  • Schooling of horses to ensure they are suitably trained for our students.
  • Routine stable duties, including maintenance of equine equipment and all the equine areas.
  • Assisting  the Equine Yard Manager in continual maintenance and improvement of the Equine Centre.
  • Covering the night checks of the Equine Centre when required (e.g. covering annual leave, sickness etc.).

Our ideal Equine Groom should have the below skills and experience:

  • Horse Management to British Horse Society - Stage 3 standard
  • British Horse Society Assistant Instructor (BHSAI)
  • The ability to ride a horse to a British Horse Society - Stage 3 standard
  • Experience working in the Equine industry
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people, at all ages and levels

Closing date for applications: 13th May 2024

The Chichester College Group has seven colleges, Anglia Examinations, First Steps Childcare Group, Chichester English School and 2,600 staff spread across West Sussex and Brighton & Hove. This makes us the largest college group in Sussex, providing high quality learning opportunities for over 25,000 students every year.

We offer generous pension schemes, hybrid working opportunities, college closure days over the Christmas period (which is not deducted from annual leave entitlement) plus the option to purchase up to 10 days additional leave, and discounts at onsite facilities such as gym membership and nursery fees at certain campuses

If you would like to learn more about our Equine Groom role, then please click ‘apply’ today!

All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, which may include a check of the barred lists and any relevant overseas checks.

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