A-241 - Stable Hand

A-241 - Stable Hand

14 Jan
Help Enterprises

14 Jan

Help Enterprises


The McIntyre Centre is an equine activities centre that is a part of HELP Enterprises, a social enterprise that exists to enhance the lifestyle, independence and ambitions of people with disability. It aims to improve the physical, social and mental health for children and adults with disability through equine-assisted activities, therapies and programs.

About the Role

We are looking to appoint a Stable Hand on a casual basis (offering approx. 30 hours per week). Reporting to the Manager – McIntyre Centre you will be responsible for providing care to our horses, including feeding, husbandry and general stable and property maintenance.

Your key responsibilities are –

- General day-today management of horses including:

feeding, stock waters, administering medications and stable management.

- Groom and tack horses in preparation for lessons

- Maintain horse health records and schedule routine treatments

- Ensure that horses are being managed according to set exercise plans.

- Report any injuries or signs of diseases

- Repair fences, maintain stock waters, assist with pasture improvements

- Assist in program sessions where required

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have:

- Intermediate level riding ability and horsemanship skills

- At least 2 years working in a stable or working with / around horses

- Good communication skills particularly verbal skills

- Physical ability to work around horses and attend to manual labour tasks (e.g. mucking out, property maintenance)

- Experience towing a horse float

- Good computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office Suite

- Current unrestricted Australian Driver’s Licence

- Willing to work out of hours and/or on weekend to support the McIntyre Centre (e.g. caring for horses, etc)

Benefits and Perks

We offer exceptional employee benefits, which include –

- Salary sacrifice options up to $15,900 tax free plus additional meal and entertainment expenses

- Access to Employee Discounts & Wellness Platform

- Company uniforms at no cost to you

- Free and easy parking at most of our facilities

- Comprehensive onboarding and induction on paid time

- Health & Wellness Benefits – Employee Assistance Program, Free flu vaccinations

- Be recognised for your service with Help (Service Awards Program)

- Career progression and learning and development opportunities

As part of our recruitment and selection process, all successful candidates must have or be willing to complete/undertake the following:

- Verification of work rights

- Obtain a valid Blue and NDIS Worker Screening Clearance

- Professional Reference Checks

- A national criminal history check

- Full COVID-19 Vaccination Status

We thank you for your interest in working for HELP, however, due to the volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Help Enterprises values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workforce representative of the cultures and communities we serve. Candidates from all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island, are encouraged to apply.

If this sounds like you, please Apply Now as interviews will be scheduled as applications are received.

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