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VACANCY FOR YARD POSITION (24 hours pw)
 
CLOSING DATE: Midnight on Monday 11 October 2021.
 
The Unicorn Centre requires a Yard Worker initially for 24 hours per week but with the potential to increase to full time. Weekend working will be required on a rota basis. The salary would be based on the National Living Wage.
 
The Unicorn Centre, based in Hemlington, Middlesbrough is a member group of the Riding for the Disabled Association, providing riding therapy and learning opportunities for children and adults of all ages. It also delivers a multi-award winning Supported Volunteer Programme. The Centre has modern purpose-built facilities including indoor and outdoor arenas and an RDA Dressage Simulator.
 
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Minimum qualification: BHS Stage II/NVQ Level 2 or ability to achieve this quickly.
To start as soon as possible.
 
Please email your CV with accompanying letter explaining how you meet the essential criteria by midnight on Monday 11 October 2021 to Claire Pitt, Centre Manager, Unicorn Centre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
 
Opened in 1998 by RDA President, HRH The Princess Royal, the Unicorn Centre is a purpose-built centre providing riding and therapy for children and adults with a wide range of disabilities. A lottery grant of £1.16 million enabled this state-of-the-art facility to be constructed, which includes indoor and outdoor arenas, integral stabling, and all disabled facilities. The Centre provides weekly riding therapy assisted by volunteers and staff and runs learning programmes including its award-winning Supported Volunteer Programme. In 2015 it was awarded the Matrix Standard for the delivery of both its Diploma and Supported Volunteer Programmes. In February 2020 HRH The Princess Royal officially opened The Paul Conway Therapy Room housing its new Racewood RDA Dressage Simulator.  
 
The Centre is currently following Government Covid-19 Guidelines and is working towards increasing capacity to pre-Covid levels.
 
The Unicorn Centre is committed to equality and fairness for all.
 

VACANCY FOR SUPPORT ASSISTANT FOR OUR SUPPORTED VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME

(18 hours pw)

Closing Date for applications: Wednesday 13 October 2021

The Unicorn Centre requires an Assistant for 6 hours per day over 3 days a week including some weekends. The salary would be based on the National Living Wage.

The Unicorn Centre, based in Hemlington, Middlesbrough is a member group of the Riding for the Disabled Association, providing riding therapy and learning opportunities for children and adults of all ages. It also delivers a multi-award winning Supported Volunteer Programme. The Centre has modern purpose-built facilities including indoor and outdoor arenas and an RDA Dressage Simulator.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The successful applicant will be aiding participants on our Supported Volunteer programme on a 1-1 basis or with multiple volunteers and will need to demonstrate a sound knowledge and experience of horse care and working with/supporting people with disabilities.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification.

To start as soon as possible.

Please email your CV (with “SV Asst Vacancy” in the subject heading) with accompanying letter explaining how you meet the essential criteriaby midnight on 13 October  2021, to Claire Pitt, Centre Manager, Unicorn Centre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
 
Opened in 1998 by RDA President, HRH The Princess Royal, the Unicorn Centre is a purpose-built centre providing riding and therapy for children and adults with a wide range of disabilities. A lottery grant of £1.16 million enabled this state-of-the-art facility to be constructed, which includes indoor and outdoor arenas, integral stabling, and all disabled facilities. The Centre provides weekly riding therapy assisted by volunteers and staff and runs learning programmes including its award-winning Supported Volunteer Programme. In 2015 it was awarded the Matrix Standard for the delivery of both its Diploma and Supported Volunteer Programmes. In February 2020 HRH The Princess Royal officially opened The Paul Conway Therapy Room housing its new Racewood RDA Dressage Simulator.  
 
The Centre is currently following Government Covid-19 Guidelines and is working towards increasing capacity to pre-Covid levels.
 
The Unicorn Centre is committed to equality and fairness for all.
 
 
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