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Muirfield Riding Therapy vacancy

We are hiring! Based in East Lothian, Muirfield Riding Therapy is one of the largest, dedicated RDA centres in Scotland. With a herd of twelve ponies and a large, active volunteer group, we are looking for an experienced, knowledgeable and proactive individual to manage the centre and enable us to deliver leading edge therapy services to our participants.

The successful candidate will hold relevant BHS qualifications with a positive attitude and great communication skills. A key focus of this role is ensuring that our herd is fit and able to carry out the work required within an RDA setting so knowledge of RDA is desirable, although not essential as we will support development in that area. With overall responsibility for horse welfare, the role encompasses day-to-day yard duties, some admin and record keeping and will require development of good working relationships with our coaches, volunteers and our admin team, as well as our participants, vets and livery yard managers and other external contractors.

The role will report to the Chair of the Board of Trustees and will be supported by a Yard assistant and admin team.

Essential Experience / Skills: Stable management; Horse health, hygiene & welfare knowledge; Equine First aid: Horse handling, Schooling (in-hand & ridden); & Full valid UK Drivers Licence.

Desirable but not essential: First Aid, experience of RDA, working with volunteers

If you are interested or would like to find out more then please email chair@muirfieldridingtherapy.org.uk, including a CV with any applications.

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Law virtual event – Wednesday 20th September 2023

Calling all aspiring legal professionals, solicitor apprentices and anyone who’s considering a career in law, we have something exciting lined up for you this year!

We are proud to announce that we have teamed up with City Century which is a collaboration of over 50 leading law firms who are all coming together to provide insight events, work experience and solicitor apprenticeship opportunities for students up and down the country.

Never before has the legal industry seen such huge amounts of firms coming together to help thousands of students around the UK to hear more about how to secure their dream jobs within a City law firm. This is your chance this year, to get in front of many law firms all in one go to network, learn and ultimately helping you secure your dream job with the help of some invaluable work experience leading to a solicitor apprenticeship when you leave school or college.

To kick things off, we are holding a virtual event on Wednesday 20th September, 5pm – 6:30pm to tell you all about this brand-new initiative where you’ll be able to hear from over 20 of City Century’s law firms about the opportunities they have on offer. Some of the firms include;

Linklaters
Allen & Overy
Dentons
Eversheds Sutherland
Bird & Bird
DLA Piper
Ashurst
Pinsent Masons and many more!

Following this we will be holding two in-person work experience days in the October half-term where you’ll then get the chance to come face to face with the firms, experience panel discussions, hear some inspiring keynote presenters as well as having plenty of opportunity to networking and building up your personal legal connections in helping you build a bright future.

The in-person events will be in London on 25th of October, 9:30am – 1pm and then 2pm – 5:30pm and Manchester on the 26th of October, 1:30pm – 5:30pm. On the application form, please express your interest for which in-person session you’d like to join us at.

Application Link:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Q3Q5WM3

We look forward to seeing you on the 20th September, 5pm – 6:30pm and we will be in touch shortly with your Zoom link and additional details on what to expect.

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Dan Miller

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Personal assistant vacancy North Berwick

Job Opportunity

Would you like to make a difference to someone’s life, gain some valuable work experience for your future career and get paid as well? Then this may be of interest to you!

Personal assistants required to work as part of a team supporting a physically disabled young man who lives in the family home and who requires support with all aspects of daily living including personal care.

You must be of a caring nature, healthy, committed, trustworthy, reliable, punctual and fluent in spoken English. The ability to be flexible would be advantageous.

Experience is not essential as character/personality/ is far more important. A sense of humour is essential too. This work would be ideal experience for someone thinking of a future career in a healthcare profession.

These posts have previously been filled by NBHS pupils who worked while at school and continued to work when back in NB during University holidays. They are now about to graduate so we are looking for the next generation!

The family home is on the outskirts of North Berwick.

There are a number of shifts available from 19.00-22.00 with extra shifts available during school holiday periods. Rate of pay is £13 per hour.

Please contact Fiona Imrie for details 07920026545 or fionabimrie@aol.com