Assistant Centre Manager

World Horse Welfare

Location: North West England
Closing Date: Friday, June 18th 2021


Job Type: Miscellaneous / Operations / Welfare

Job Description


Permanent full time position, Blackpool

World Horse Welfare is an international charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the world through education, campaigning and hands-on care. We work across the UK with horses, horse owners, the veterinary profession, sport bodies, law enforcement and government to promote and protect the welfare of horses.  Our four rescue and rehoming centres provide horses in need with urgent and specialist care. Once their rehabilitation is complete, we aim to rehome them in a loving new home through our rehoming scheme.

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Centre Manager at our rescue centre located just outside of Blackpool in Lancashire. 

You will be responsible for assisting with the running of the rehabilitation yard, maintenance team and visitor centre and will be required to take sole responsibility in the absence of the Centre Manager. 

  • Applicants should have considerable management experience in a busy equine environment
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to handle and work a wide range of equines including youngsters and problem horses
  • You must have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be an exceptional communicator 
  • Have outstanding organisational skills especially when working under pressure

The BHS Stage 4 intermediate qualification is highly desirable.

Benefits include a competitive salary, generous pension scheme, staff cash health plan, bike to work scheme, paid sickness absence scheme, death in service.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to Gillian Larter at

The full job description is available at

Interviews will be held at Penny Farm on Friday 25th June 2021

Closing date for applications:  Monday 18th June 2021 

Registered Charity Number 206658 & SC038384                                                                                                                               

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