Yard Assistant

Location
Newmarket, Suffolk
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
24 May 2022
Closes
24 Jun 2022
Job Role
Instructor
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you love racing but wish you had more time to enjoy hobbies or spend with friends and family? This may be the role you’re looking for.

Yard Assistant is required to work alongside the Instructors at the British Racing School. This is a varied role that will involve assisting the Instructors during riding lessons, helping trainees to tack up and muck out, clipping, trimming horses and general yard duties. Someone that can ride racehorses to a good standard is desirable but not essential, ability to ride will be reflected in the salary offered.

The British Racing School is a teaching environment so it is essential that the successful candidate has an aptitude and willingness to work with young people. Patience and good communication skills along with team work are essential. There will be the opportunity to progress and take additional qualifications if desired. The School offers a generous pensions scheme and private healthcare.

Hours will be 08.30 to 16.30 Monday to Friday with one hour for lunch from 1-2pm. 1 weekend in 4 must be worked which is mornings only, 08.30 to 12.00 Saturday and 09.00 to 12.00 Sunday.

The School is an equal opportunities employer. Successful candidates will be required to undergo a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. The British Racing School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of trainees and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applications will only be accepted on a BRS employment application form which can be downloaded from the BRS website.

Closing Date for applications is midday on Friday 10th June however we reserve the right to close the application process sooner if a suitable candidate is identified.

Please contact Carol.Bramhill@brs.org.uk if you have any queries or wish to have an informal chat about the role.