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Equine Technician


Location:  Hawkshead (nr Potters Bar, Herts)
Salary:  £24,196 to £26,075 Inclusive of London Weighting
Permanent / Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 04 March 2024
Reference:  CSS-0015-24

The Royal Veterinary College Equine Referral Hospital is internationally renowned and is fully equipped with state of the art surgical, diagnostic, and critical care facilities.   

We require an enthusiastic Equine Technician to work in the Equine Referral Hospital at the Hawkshead campus of the Royal Veterinary College.  

You will work as part of a team, providing routine care for resident and hospitalised horses and farm animals. You will also be responsible for demonstrating a high standard of animal management and handling to veterinary students and provide the highest standards of equine husbandry, stable management and technical support for patients in clinical areas. Appropriate related qualification and ideally a minimum of two years experience along with the extensive experience of working in a commercial yard. Any previous handling of farm animals and or, any experience of working in a veterinary environment would be advantageous.   

We offer a generous reward package including:

 Competitive and attractive pension package

  • Generous 30 days annual leave
  • On site café and restaurant 
  • Free membership to the Fitness and Wellbeing Centre located on site (gym, badminton, climbing wall, Zumba, yoga and Pilates classes included)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free mini-bus service to and from Potters Bar station and Hawkshead Campus
  • A range of family friendly policies, including adoption, maternity and paternity pay and leave

You will be expected to take part in a weekend shift rota to include some Bank Holidays for which an additional supplement is paid.

  Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Anne Taylor Pantry, equine head nurse via email with any further questions:

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We promote equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

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