Yard Groom

Job Description

Post Title: Yard Groom


Post Reference: EQ62


Hours: 39 hours per week, Monday – Sunday with flexibility to meet business needs


Salary: National Minimum Wage / National Living Wage according to age. (£6.56 - £8.91 per hour from 1 April 2021)


Job Purpose: To assist the Yard Manager and Assistant Yard Manager in running the yard.


Vision: For this role, we are seeking a candidate who will demonstrate good levels of horse care and work to industry standards whilst being a reliable and motivated individual on a busy yard. A flexible and positive attitude is required alongside the ability to demonstrate a professional image.


Status: Permanent


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Tamzen Hannam on 01305 215156 during normal working hours.


The Closing Date for Applications:           Wednesday 3 March 2021 at 9:00am


Proposed Interview Date:                            Wednesday 10 March 2021 


To Apply:


Please visit the KMC website for a College Application Form and a full Job Description.


Please return the completed Application Form by email to recruitment@kmc.ac.uk or by post to: HR Department, Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY.


Applicants for this position must complete a college employment application form. CVs will not be accepted.


We are not accepting CVs at this stage from Recruitment Agencies


Please add recruitment@kmc.ac.uk to your list of safe senders to ensure that any correspondence from us does not go directly into your spam folder.


For further details on application forms or the recruitment process, please go to our website www.kmc.ac.uk. Alternatively, please contact the HR department by emailing recruitment@kmc.ac.uk.


You will be asked to provide evidence of all the qualifications listed on your application form at interview.


Please ensure you read our GDPR Candidate Privacy Notice to understand how your data is processed. This can be found on the College’s Website under “Work for Us” or you can request a copy by emailing recruitment@kmc.ac.uk.


Kingston Maurward College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


The College welcomes applications from people with a disability and will offer interviews to all those who are able to reasonably fulfil the criteria outlined in this Job Description. If applicants with a disability shortlisted for interview require any assistance in attending please contact the College’s Human Resources Manager in order that alternative arrangements are made.


Kingston Maurward College reserves the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.


Following receipt of completed application forms, if you have not heard from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date regrettably you will not have been short listed on this occasion. All short listed applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date or no later than 3 days prior to the interview date (where an interview date is specified).