Dean Farm Trust is a local charity with an animal sanctuary just outside Chepstow. Rescued animals including Miniature Shetland ponies, Exmoor ponies, donkeys, pigs, sheep and ex-battery hens are all given a home for life.
Equine Manager Job Description and Person Specification
To manage all equine needs at the Sanctuary ensuring our ponies and donkeys receive the highest level of care and support required to ensure they live their lives as free, healthy and safely as possible. To manage and support physical and mental well-being for all equines. To uphold and promote the Ethos and Values of the Charity.
This is a hands-on role, managing all aspects our equines.
Reporting directly to the Sanctuary Director, taking direct responsibility for a high standard of care and welfare of the equines at the Sanctuary. To promote and support the five freedoms at all times in the Sanctuary.
Flexibility required regarding hours dependent on seasonal changes and the needs of our equines/Sanctuary. Support will be required with the On Call on a rota basis.
Others duties may be required as directed by the Sanctuary Director.
Education / Qualifications
Skills and Knowledge
Based at Dean Farm Sanctuary, Shirenewton, Chepstow, Monmouthshire. NP16 6AG
Dean Farm Trust is a Registered Charity
Registered Charity Number: 1122303