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Estates Assistant

Application Closing Date:5 December 2023

Interview Date:11 & 12 December 2023

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Due to internal promotion, we now have a vacancy for a full time Estates Assistant to join our team.

Salary: Up to £23,815 (dependant on experience)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, one in three weekends (no early starts or late finishes)

The Estates department at Bransby Horses is responsible for providing healthy, sustainable grassland and a suitable living environment for upwards of 300 horses. The Estates team at our Bransby site provide high quality care of land covering 600 acres, which includes but is not limited to; herbicide use, fertiliser application and nutrient management, grass drilling, manure management, tree health and infrastructure management such as fencing replacement and trackway maintenance.

The Estates Assistant will carry out daily tasks contributing to the high quality care of all equines through the provision and timely delivery of grassland care, grounds maintenance, fence and hedgerow care and general land management.  They will also contribute towards the continual development and improvement of the land and its environmental management.

Jobs - Estates

The ideal candidate will;

  • Have previous agriculture experience including driving tractors and routine grounds maintenance
  • Experience using agriculture equipment and machinery
  • Good knowledge of grassland husbandry
  • Qualifications in machinery and tractor maintenance/ repair would be desirable
  • Be physically fit and able to carry out regular bending and lifting

 Employee benefits

Working in the third sector is incredibly rewarding and on top of that we offer an attractive benefits package to include:

  • 30 days holiday, rising to 35 days with service
  • An extra day off for your Birthday
  • Employer Funded Health Cash Plan
  • Enhanced Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced pension and sick pay scheme
  • Employee discount and free uniform
  • Buying leave and other salary sacrifice schemes
  • Inclusive and caring culture and community
  • Ongoing training and support with for career development

Bransby Horses welcomes diversity into its workforce and provides an inclusive recruitment process that strongly encourages applicants from all walks of life.  All applicants will receive an outcome within reasonable timescales and we reserve the right to close the advert early if sufficient interest is received.  We do not currently have a sponsor license for hiring outside of the UK. 

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