£7.70 raising to £8.21 in line with UK National Living Wage
Vacancy Type:
16 (Ladbrokes)
About The Role

Role Purpose and Key Responsibilities:

To assist with the paddock services for the Stadium to maintain the effective delivery of the greyhound racing product whilst implementing procedures and operate to standards which ensure the integrity and safety of greyhounds and handlers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that no unlicensed person is allowed access to the paddock;
  • Ensure all greyhounds are checked by a veterinary surgeon prior to racing or trialing;
  • Ensure all Greyhounds are placed and locked in correct kennels;
  • Ensure all greyhounds are presented in the correct racing jackets for each race;
  • Check all greyhounds earmarks, muzzles and jackets before parade leaves paddock;
  • On instruction from racing manager take a urine sample from specific greyhound;
  • On Instruction from Racing Manager notify the Veterinary surgeon of any Greyhound to be checked for injury;
  • Ensure Greyhounds are sent out to parade in good time before the “off”;
  • Check identity books for Greyhounds which require inoculation booster and notify Veterinary surgeon of any which are overdue;

Health & Safety and Compliance Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all equipment in the paddock area is working safely and is compliant with manufacturer’s guidelines for operation, reporting any concerns to the Paddock Supervisor.
Additional Information
  • You are required to follow the Work Instruction Notices (WIN), or Stadia Operating Procedures (SOP) that are relevant to your role. These can be found on the company Intranet. 
  • The company may also communicate ad hoc notifications through line managers and notices boards - these will also form a part of your health and safety responsibilities.
Qualifications and Training Requirements
  • NVQ animal welfare is preferred but not essential
Specialist Skills and Experience:
  • Experience working directly with greyhounds
  • Strong knowledge of the greyhound industry
  • Ability to operate within a fast paced environment
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