Get paid to look after the Queen's horses


The successful candidate will live at Buckingham Palace

Get paid to look after the Queen's horses

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The successful candidate will live at Buckingham Palace

The Royal Household is seeking a full-time liveried helper to provide daily care for horses at the Royal Mews.

The successful applicant will receive free accommodation at Buckingham Palace and will be paid £22,400 per annum (approximately €25,115), plus 15% non-contributory pension and benefits.

“You’ll exercise and train them regularly, getting them ready for their role in ceremonial activities.” the job advertisement outlined.

“From maintaining the stables to cleaning saddlery and harnesses, you'll help to ensure the Royal Mews is kept in the very best condition.”

The liveried helper will have the opportunity to play a part in the ceremonial events themselves, assisting the Coachmen with riding and driving the horses on the day.

“The standards you'll aim for will provide the biggest challenge, and the greatest reward.”

Requirements:

The ideal applicant should have a passion for horses and experience of working in a yard; they are required to be a team player and proficient in all aspects of stable management.

“A highly capable and confident rider, with a willingness to acquire knowledge of driving carriages and of state harnesses is important, as is a flexible and proactive approach to work.”

“Above all, you'll be committed to achieving high standards every day, making you a real asset to the Royal Mews team.”

Further information:

Applications close at 11.55 pm this Thursday, October 10th with interviews expected to be held on October 21st and 22nd.

To apply or to obtain further information, please see here.

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