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Pupil Assistant

N W Alexander
Location:
Kinross
Sector:
Test Drop Down Value
Type:
Full Time
Posted:
01/06/2022 15:47:48
Salary:
TBC

Description:

Nick Alexander is looking to recruit a enthusiastic and ambitious individual to fill the role of Pupil Assistant. This is a flexible role assisting the trainer in training the horses, organising the team of staff and communicating with owners. 

It will involve a combination of riding out, helping in the office with staff rotas, daily worksheets, race planning, farrier and veterinary liaison.  You may be required to represent the trainer at the races.

Hours – 7am until 1pm and 3.30pm until 5.30pm five days per week, plus one five hour Sunday in four.

Remuneration – dependant on experience.

Holidays – 32 days paid holiday per annum.

Kinneston has been widely recognised as a “best of class” employer in racing because of our ethos of informing, involving and including all of our Team of Employees.  Aside from producing a Godolphin Stable Employee of the Year we have won numerous accolades in the Lycetts Team Champion Awards including the overall Team Champion Winner in 2018, runner up in 2019 and winner of the Leadership Award in 2021 with Gold Accreditation in all categories.  In 2022 we are one of four Finalists for the overall Leadership Award.

We are also highly successful and progressive on the racecourse.  In the 2021/22 Jumps Season our 35 winners was a record for the yard and we achieved our best ever winners strike rate, placed strike rate and total prize money.  The credit for this is entirely due to our fantastic Team of diligent and dedicated Employees supported by a wonderful and loyal group of Owners.

Application:  For more information or to apply for this job, please email karenfraser@kinneston.com.