Working For MTAR

FULL TIME HEAD STABLES PERSON
We are looking for a person to work full time, taking sole charge of our wonderful horses and donkeys here at the rescue centre. Working alongside our other staff and volunteers you will be taking care of the mental and physical wellbeing of our equines as well as responsible for all stable management and yard duties. You will get to know the horses, their routines and give them enrichment and ensure they are safe and loved. You will need a sound knowledge of caring for horses on a practical level, common ailments and be able to work with the horses unsupervised. You will need to be a positive, approachable person and be happy to welcome volunteers that would like to help and support our team as they run community workshops and programmes.
This is a wonderful, hands on opportunity for a knowledgable person to enjoy working with horses and donkeys.
Please bear in mind you will need your own transport due to our rural location and you will be caring for the equines in all wearhers. If you are interested in joining the team please send your CV and a covering email expressing your interest and experience to swvanatta@gmail.com

FULL TIME ANIMAL CARE YARD STAFF
We are looking for a full time, new member of yard staff who is hard working and reliable. If you have previously worked in a kennel or are used to handling multiple dogs and are passionate about animal rescue then please get in touch. Our friendly, busy team are in need of someone who is confident around dogs and able to hands on in a fast paced environement. This role would be 5 days a week, with days to be discussed at interview. Due to the rural location of the rescue you will need your own transport. If you are interested in joining our team please send your CV and a covering email expressing your interest to swvanatta@gmail.com

EQUINE YARD ASSISTANT
26-04-22 We urgently require an equine yard assistant to join our small, friendly stable yard to work with our amazing horses. You will need to be able to work on your own and have good knowledge of horses. Duties include mucking out, grooming and walking in-hand and much more. The ideal candidate will need to be completely confident around all sizes of horses, ponies and donkeys. Hours will be 8am - 4pm, five days per week and applicants will need their own transport due to the rural location of the rescue. If you are interested in joining our lovely team and working with our amazing rescued equines please email your CV and an email expressing your interest to Sylvia at swvanatta@gmail.com

WEEKEND YARD ANIMAL CARE ASSISTANTS
22-03-22 We are looking for a person on a Saturday and another person for Sundays to join us in our busy rescue team. The ideal candidates need to feel passionate about animal rescue and want to help people as well as dogs. You will be working in all weather conditions, in a fast paced environment. This is a very hands on role and you will need to able to lift and handle dogs of all shapes and sizes, help them to settle and learn and eventually meet their prospective new adopters. An outgoing, cheerful personality will help you to multitask and make a huge differnce to the dogs in our care. You will need your own transport as we are not on a public transport route. If you are interested in joining our friendly team please email Sylvia at swvanatta@gmail.com with your CV and a covering email letting us know some more about you and we will be in touch.


QUALIFIED VET NURSE

10-03-22 We are looking for a qualified vet nurse to start at the beginning of April either 5 days a week or a possible three day week if the applicant is prepared to do different days. This is a very rewarding job working mainly in Many Tears spay neuter clinic. Please apply by sending your CV with a covering email letting us know your experience and a little about you to swvanatta@gmail.com and we will be in touch.

LIVE-IN ANIMAL CARE ASSISTANT
24-02-21 We have an immediate opening for a live-in Animal Care Assistant and are looking for an experienced person who has a history of paid employment working in kennels or at a dog rescue. The applicant needs to be able to drive and have their own transport as we are in a rural location,. They need to be cheerful, organized, motivated and focused. Experience working with dogs is a must! This position is working outside in the kennels in all weather conditions, you must be fit and be able to lift and handle a variety of rescue dogs. Starting salary is £9.50 per hour plus and non smoking accommodation is provided. A well behaved dog may be allowed with negotiation. Please apply by sending your CV and a covering email letting us know your experience with dogs and your administrative experience and a little about you to swvanatta@gmail.com and we will be in touch

REGULAR VOLUNTEER ROLES
We always have plenty of volunteer roles! Regular volunteer positions are available complete with training. The positions include:

  • Grooming (bathing, cleaning ears, clipping nails, possibly using clippers at later date)
  • Teaching dogs to walk on a harness and lead
  • Helping look after a section of kennels
  • Working in vets scrubbing kits and recovering dogs (full trading given and a vet and assistant also with you)
  • Gardener - looking after our garden of remembrance, hedges and grass lawns
  • Handyman, mending fences kennel panels and whatever else is needed.

These are volunteer positions requiring regular commitments of hours and days. These positions are for over 25 year olds please and open to OAPs.

To give the best care to our dogs your help is very much needed. Please email me at swvanatta@gmail.com if you think you can help.
Thank you
Sylvia

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