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EWIO Equine Welfare Integrity Officer

British Horseracing Authority
British Horseracing Authority
Newmarket, Suffolk
Test Drop Down Value
Part Time
08/02/2024 14:13:13


Contract Type: Permanent, Part-Time: 150 days pa  

Salary: £32,573.00 (FTE)

The British Horseracing Authority is the single governing and regulatory body for British Horseracing which ensures the continuing integrity and successful development of the sport. It is the BHA's role to act for and on behalf of the whole sport, ensuring the highest standards for the sport and participants, on and away from the racecourse. Our vision is simple: to build a brighter future for our sport, our horses and our people.

This is an exciting permanent opportunity for a reliable and motivated individual with relevant horseracing and equine handling experience. You will work closely within the EWIO and wider Raceday Team to uphold the highest standards of Equine Welfare and Integrity.  You may be required to train (Home Office Personal License) to assist the BHA’s work at the Centre for Racehorse Studies and undertake any associated tasks.

The EWIO team are responsible for identifying racehorses, maintaining the security of the racecourse stable yard, ensuring excellent racehorse health and welfare and for collecting and assisting in collection of anti-doping and medication control samples. The role requires extensive travel to racecourses across the country.

The successful applicants will:

Have a good understanding of British Horseracing. Be highly competent in handling racehorses. Have demonstrable experience of working within a team. Be thorough and methodical, with the ability to strictly adhere to working procedures and SOPs. Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to build and maintain strong and effective working relationships. Show an understanding of conflict resolution. Be highly confidential, honest and with personal integrity.

If you currently live out of the geographical area for this role, please indicate on your application if you are willing to relocate.

Culturally, we take pride in the way we work and what we achieve. We are committed to advancing the work of equality, diversity and inclusion and we want to attract the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society.

Application:  Full details of the job description can be found here. If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply by completing our application form on the following link Application Form.

The closing date for applications will be Tuesday 20th February 2024.