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Stud Hand (Part-Time, Mon-Fri 8am-1pm)

The Jockey Club
The National Stud, Newmarket
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Horse Care, Groom
Job Role
Stud Hand/Groom
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

Job title: Stud Hand (part-time)

Based at: The National Stud, Newmarket

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

Hours: 15 hours per week, Mon-Fri 8am-1pm

About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity for two Stud Hands to join our Team at The National Stud

This role includes all aspects of horse care, and the successful candidates will have had experience in the handling of horses. You will have the opportunity to work with mares, foals and yearlings. The National Stud offers the opportunity for continual learning and development, with mentoring in the key areas needed for career progression.

Competitive salary offered dependent on experience.

About The National Stud

Part of The Jockey Club Group, The National Stud has been an integral part of the British thoroughbred industry for over 100 years. Alongside our breeding services we also offer specialist training for stud staff and public tours. Our Objectives are simple:

• To provide a first-class range of comprehensive breeding services to ourclients

• Train the next generation of industry leaders through our stud stafftraining

• Raise interest and knowledge in the thoroughbred industry with our publictours.

At The Jockey Club Group people are at the heart of what we do and drive our success. We are inclusive and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives. Diverse, collaborative teams are pivotal to our success and support the potential and growth of all our people.

The Stud Hand will

• Assist with all aspects of horse care and yard work including feeding and checking horses and

mucking out stables.

• Assist with the vet and farrier.

• Assist with the day-to-day care of mares, foals, and yearlings.

• Always comply with Health & Safety regulations and safe working practices.

About you

• Experience in handling horses.

• An Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills

• Hold a Full driving licence.

• Great understanding of Health & Safety legislation

What we offer in return

• All colleagues can go along to any of our race day or music events free of charge - along with 3 friends or family with our TeamPass Ticket scheme.

• An award-winning pension scheme provider with a generous employer contribution

• A healthcare cash back plan enabling you to claim money back on health & wellbeing services.

• Access to a suite of Learning & Development training resources from renowned providers

• A whole host of other benefits including free eyecare vouchers, a ride to work cycle scheme & discounts across varying retailers & services.

If you think you have everything we’re looking for and more, then we’d love to hear from you. Don’t hang around, our closing date for this vacancy is 3 rd June but we reserve the right to bring this forward if we have many applications.


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