We have an immediate vacancy for a temporary part-time Therapeutic Coach to join our existing team in a busy BHS and AIRE approved riding school.
The ideal candidate must have:
•Therapeutic Riding Coach QQI L6 or Horse Boy Method Practioner - Levels 1 & 2.
•BHS Stage 2 coach / BHS PTT
•Up to date First Aid Certificate, Safe Guarding & Garda Vetting.
•Ensure the safety and welfare of the client and animal are maintained throughout all lessons.
•Carry out a risk assessment prior to commencing coaching a session.
•Maintain a safe working environment .
•Carry out assessment meeting with client prior to therapeutic session to assess needs and goal planning.
•Ensure equines are assigned to clients based on the needs of the client and the confirmation , character and capability of the equine.
•Demonstrate effective time management during lessons to ensure lesson schedules run in a timely manner.
•Complete all record keeping documentation .
•Follow strict health and safety guidelines as per the company safety statement, policies and procedures.
•Notify the yard manager of any issues with equines or equipment in a timely manner.
•Communicate with all persons in a positive and respectful manner.
•Ability to handle horses, calmly, safely & with the welfare of the animal in mind.
•Ability to work as a team member and follow instruction.
•Ability to work with young people.
•Good time keeping skills.
•Flexible and enthusiastic.
•Friendly and good natured.
Excellent facilities - indoor arena, outdoor arena, cross country training and sensory trail.
Closed Sunday & Bank Holidays.
Paid Annual Leave.
Community riding school, operating BHS working student training programme & FETAC Level 3 & 4 Horsemanship Skills training.
The centre has 24 horses/ ponies and operates 6 days per week from 8am to 8.30pm.
Facilities include a 70 x 50m indoor arena, 70 x 50m outdoor arena, gallops, cross country schooling area, sensory trail, yard classroom and canteen.